Drama and Theatre A Level at St Joseph's College
We want students to have an inspiring experience of A-level Drama and Theatre. This qualification emphasises practical creativity alongside research and theoretical understanding. Students learn through experience, seeing theatre and making theatre for themselves. Students are introduced to a wide range of theatrical styles and contexts as they explore plays practically and devise and work on performances.
Students choose to develop as a:
- designer (lighting, sound, set, costume, puppets)
- a combination of these
Whichever option they choose, students will gain many invaluable skills, both theatrical and transferable, to expand their horizons.
The subject content for A-level Drama and Theatre is divided into three components:
- Drama and theatre
- Creating original drama
- Making theatre
- 5+ in Drama
- 5+ in English
Component 1: Written exam (3 hours - Open book)
Component 2: Working notebook (40 marks). Devised performance (20 marks)
Component 3: Performance (40 marks). Reflective report (20 marks)
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Joseph's College directly.