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Drama A-Level at The Warren School

Course description

A-Level Drama and Theatre Studies is an exciting, demanding course that develops students understanding of theatre and drama. The course requires students to practically explore text, critically evaluate, and create original pieces of drama.

Course content

The Drama department offers both AS/A2 Drama and Theatre Studies. The study of theatre and plays allow for students to critically evaluate, develop creatively, and hone their performance skills. The course is demanding and the commitment to the arts is essential. Students are expected to work independently outside the classroom and partake in any workshops/theatre visits that the department offers. The experience of live theatre is essential and students will see many forms of theatrical performances, some in the West End, and others in local studio theatres. There are also opportunities to audition for the National Youth Theatre.

Entry requirements

Students who have a C grade at GCSE Drama or Performing Arts would be suitable to the course. As there is a written element to the course, students require English Language GCSE at grade C or above

Future opportunities

Drama and Theatre studies students frequently go on to take various performance/media-related courses in both theory and performance at universities. Professions, such as Law, see the value of being able to work as a team, problem solve, as well as public speaking. Work within the performing arts industry does not only have to be performance based, there are opportunities in Marketing, Stage and Set Design, as well as Costume.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 June 2015

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