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Theatre Studies at All Saints School

Course description

Theatre Studies is an enjoyable and rewarding subject which aims to encourage in students the development of appropriate theatre skills; to extend their knowledge and understanding and an extensive appreciation of live theatre.

The course involves studying play texts from historic to contemporary playwrights. Students will also encounter the theory and practice of leading theatre practitioners. All written work is accompanied by workshop style lessons to ensure that the emphasis is on the performance perspective of a Director, Actor and Designer. We also research the social background and staging conventions to place the texts in their period.

In Year 12 students will study, prepare and perform a published play and choose a practitioner as their inspiration for style.

In Year 13 students work towards a piece of their own devising, again influenced by a theatrical style encountered on the course.

Theatre visits are an integral part of the course.

Entry requirements

It is not essential to have studied GCSE Drama to embark on this course but students should be able to demonstrate some practical and critical awareness of Drama and Theatre.

40 GCSE average grade score

For further details on entry requirements and to calculate your GCSE Score, please click here

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact All Saints School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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