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DRAMA at The Langley Academy

Course description

AS Level:

Unit 1:Exploration of drama and Theatre

This unit introduces students to the content of plays written for the theatre. They will learn how to analyse plays in a variety of ways so that they become familiar with the way written plays can be interpreted for realisation in performance.

Unit 2: Theatre Text in Performance

This unit offers students the chance to demonstrate skills in a performance environment. The knowledge and understanding gained during the study of two plays in Unit 1 can now be applied with a view to delivering a performance to an audience.

A2 Level:

Unit 3: Exploration of Dramatic Performance

This unit requires the creation of a unique and original piece of theatre. The knowledge and understanding gained in the AS units can now be applied to a created production. Students will be assessed on both the process of creation and the finished product in the form of a performance to an invited audience.

Unit 4: Theatre Text in Context

This externally examined written unit requires the detailed study of one set play text and one prescribed historical period of theatrical development.

Entry requirements

At least 5A* - C Grades including English & Maths

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Langley Academy directly.

Last updated date: 29 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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