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Theatre Studies AS/A at Ormskirk School

Course description

The syllabus provides opportunities for students to pursue particular aspects of study within the context of general knowledge and experience of theatre. to encourage in candidates the development of appropriate skills and the integral discipline of theatre work to extend the candidate’s knowledge and understanding of theatre encourage in candidates a critical and sensitive response to the complexities of theatre COURSE CONTENT coverage of four main areas of study of drama and theatre: candidates own practical work ? Set plays ? theatre practitioners ? live productions seen ? practical work which offers options for acting, costume, masks, stage setting, lighting or sound ? a choice of set plays and of theatre practitioners for study: for AS, one from Stanislavski, Craig and Artaud; for A2, one from Brecht, Brook and Grotowski SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS - Students wishing to study this A’ level must meet the school’s standard entry requirement.It is also recommended that Theatre Studies students have at least Grade C in English Literature at GCSE level.

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses, which could be related to the performing arts, to prepare for higher education in the arts or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to the performing arts such as working in the Film, Television or Theatre industries. You may also like to look at joining a theatre group to increase your drama and theatre experience. The course offers a distinct subject content which provides you with the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers from lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 February 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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