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Drama and Theatre Studies A Level. at Carisbrooke College

Course description

This course is a mix of practical drama and dramatic theory. You will be introduced to texts from a wide range of genres, styles and historical contexts. Workshops will also introduce a range of theatre practitioners to develop theatrical knowledge and skills. The course will consist of practical workshops and theory based lessons linked to these to ensure an in depth understanding. You will be given the opportunity to work in different styles of theatre so that by the end of the course you will have an extensive skills base and an understanding of the theory behind it. You will be encouraged to be creative and experimental and to get as much experience of drama outside the classroom as possible.

Course content

Unit 1: Theatre Workshop Unit 2: Text in Theatre Unit 3: Text in Action Unit 4: Text in Performance.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements into the VI Form are a minimum of 5 A*-C Grades (or equivalent Level P9 - P5 English & Mathematics) at GCSE for A levels/Level 3 courses.

Most subjects have specific entry requirements, which can be found below. If you do not meet these requirements, an interview will be necessary with the subject leader and parents or carers to determine your suitability for the course and a trial period may be agreed: B or P6 - English.

Future opportunities

You can progress to study aspects of Drama and Theatre Studies at university or to work in a related field of employment using the knowledge you have gained from this A Level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carisbrooke College directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years