Drama and Theatre A Level at St Francis Xavier 6th Form College (SFX College)
A level Drama & Theatre will involve taking part in practical work to explore a range of different plays, demonstrating your understanding of performance texts and studying the work and methodologies of two influential theatre practitioners.
As part of this course you will go to see live theatre and work alongside theatre practitioners.
In addition to our Programme Entry Requirements, applicants must also meet specific Course Entry Requirements:
Grade B in English Language or English Literature and Grade B in Drama OR
Grade B in English Language and English Literature and appropriate experience in performing in live theatre.
Three externally assessed performances during the two year course:
Component 1: DEVISING (40%) –creation and performance of an original piece of theatre, working as a member of a cast. Submission of written coursework about the devising and performance of your production in the form of a portfolio.
Component 2: TEXT IN PERFORMANCE (20%) –performance of a monologue and a group performance of an extract from a play you have studied on the course.
You will also be assessed on your understanding of drama and theatre in a written exam:
Component 3: THEATRE MAKERS IN PRACTICE (40%)
Made up of three sections:
Section A: Live Theatre Evaluation
Section B: Page to Stage: Realising a Performance Text
Section C: Interpreting a Performance Text
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Francis Xavier 6th Form College (SFX College) directly.