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Drama and Theatre Studies AS at Bushey Meads School

Course description

To achieve the AS award you need to complete two units.
Unit 1: Drama Exploration. A study of two published plays. Recently studied plays
have included ‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me’ and ‘The Insect Play.’ Plays are
studied from a practical point of view. Your work in class will be supported by a
series of exploration notes.
Unit 2 : Plays in Performance. You will be part of a company working towards a
production of a published play. This will be teacher directed. Additionally, you will
have the opportunity to perform either a monologue or a duologue from another
published play. Alternatively this unit can be used to explore lighting, sound,
costume, set design, props, make-up or mask design.

Entry requirements

In addition to the standard school requirements, it would be advantageous to have a C grade or higher in GCSE Drama or at least a Pass grade in BTEC Performing Arts. The main requirement is your passion for the theatre and a commitment to the subject.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bushey Meads School directly.

Last updated date: 24 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years