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Theatre IB Higher at Anglo European School

Course description

To be creative and imaginative, and to communicate in dramatic form.

To develop proficiency in theatre techniques.

To become familiar with forms of theatre from different cultures and traditions and explore these in their historical contexts.

To develop dramatic skills appropriate for the study and understanding of theatre.

To develop confidence to explore, experiment and work individually and collaboratively.

To challenge established notions and conventions of theatre.

To inquire, communicate and reflect.

Course content

Theatre in the Making:

Study two different stimuli and, from these, develop two action plans for performance.


Theatre in Performance:

Participate in at least three performances in three different roles / capacities.


Theatre around the World:

Study at least two contrasting theatrical practices.


Independent Project:

Choose one of two options

Option A: 

Devising Practice – alternative ways of realising, and practical demonstration of, the elements of production.


Option B: 

Exploring Practice – examination and practical critical comparison of theories and the work of one or more forms / practitioners / theorists / genres.

Entry requirements

GCSE Drama grade B or Theatre interest / experience both practical and theoretical.


External Assessment:  50%

Research Investigation of 2,000-2,500 words with supporting visual materials. (25%)

Practical Performance Proposal:   a 250 word written presentation with visual materials, and a 1,000-1,250 word rationale. (25%)


Internal Assessment:  50%

Theatre performance and Production Presentation:  oral presentation lasting 30 minutes with 7-10 images. (25%)

Independent Project Portfolio:  3,000 words on Independent Project (Option A or Option B) and connection with core syllabus.  (25%)

Future opportunities


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years