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Drama at The Vale Academy

Course description

The AS course comprises two units:

Unit 1: Exploration of Drama and Theatre
Unit 2: Theatre Text in Performance

The A Level course continues with a further two units:

Unit 3: Exploration of Dramatic Performance
Unit 4: Theatre Text in Context

WHAT WILL I LEARN ON THIS COURSE?

You will extend your ability to create drama and develop your performance skills. You will be required to write about drama and you will expand your powers of analysis. The course will involve a good deal of acting as well as studying plays and playwrights.

WHAT KIND OF PERSON STUDIES THIS COURSE?

You need to be curious about issues and ideas and enjoy the challenge of communicating your views through the medium of drama. You must be actively interested in Drama and Theatre and enjoy going out to see a variety of plays and performance styles.

Entry requirements

Preferably 5 GCSE's grade A-C

It is useful to have taken Drama or Expressive Arts at GCSE but not essential. As there is a fair amount of analysis and academic study, It is necessary to have gained a Grade C in EnglishLanguage. However, each application is considered on its own merits.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Vale Academy directly.

Last updated date: 22 May 2014

Key information

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

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