Theatre Studies at Maiden Erlegh School
The theatre remains a dynamic and key aspect of our world today, and since the time of the Ancient Greeks it has shocked, educated and entertained us. Moreover, it has acted as a looking glass, reflecting society. This course offers you the opportunity to study theatre in both an academic and a practical way. It is varied, demanding and very rewarding, encouraging you to develop your own interests and skills relating to the world of theatre.
Past students have gone on to Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Central School of Speech and Drama and Goldsmiths University, London, to name but a few of the institutions that acknowledge the merits and rigour of this course. Career paths are as varied as acting or lighting, teaching, working in the media, in personnel, or management; all careers where employers value the confidence and maturity this course engenders.
Applicants should have good literary skills, as well as a genuine interest in the study of plays andtheatre. GCSE Drama is highly desirable. A good work ethic is of prime importance, as is a commitment to group practical work. Visits to thetheatre and rehearsals out of school hours will be regular features of this course.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Maiden Erlegh School directly.