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Drama and Theatre Studies A Level at The Piggott School

Course description

The emphasis at ‘A’ level is on developing an understanding of Theatre in a wider context, looking at plays, writers, directors, practitioners and theatre companies. Students will be expected to research and present information on different aspects of Theatre. The course demands practical skills , creative communication and analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills. Students will be expected to adopt the guise of actor, director, and practitioner, and to apply gleaned knowledge of production skills. They will see Theatre outside lessons also, as they will need to write about it in their coursework and the final exam. Taking Drama and Theatre Studies not only opens the doors for those who wish to be involved in the world of thea tre, it also develops the life skills that employers are looking for: ability to plan, negotiate, work with others, compromise, explore strengths, develop self - confidence and enhance ability to communicate clearly. The course requires a mixture of independ ent motivation and initiative with the ability to work as part of a team, developing work to a high standard.

Entry requirements

Minimum GCSE entry requirements: Grade C Drama, or B in English.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Piggott School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

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