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Drama & Theatre Studies at The Burgate School and Sixth Fom centre

Course description

In Drama and Theatre Studies students explore the theatrical possibilities of a variety of set texts and study the work of influential theatre practitioners.

This is done through teacher and student led workshops and culminates in the
production of a piece of performed coursework and a written examination.

You will perform from a published text create, direct and perform your own piece of original drama. Previous performances have ranged from Greek Theatre to the very modern and subject matter has covered issues as diverse as cloning and disfigurement.

Entry requirements

Grade B in GCSE Drama and/or Grade B in English Language or Literature and have demonstrated an interest in theatre.

All students are expected to go to the theatre, help with live productions in the school and attend after school rehearsals when appropriate.

Future opportunities

Students who follow this course often go on to study drama, literature, journalism, marketing and advertising at university. Even those who choose careers that are unrelated to drama leave with some incredibly valuable personal skills that often make them attractive candidates in job interviews. The vast majority also leave with a life-long love of live theatre.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Burgate School and Sixth Fom centre directly.

Last updated date: 17 March 2016

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