WJEC Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Drama and Theatre Studies at Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr
Drama and Theatre Studies
Why study Drama and Theatre Studies? Students will have an opportunity to: devise, perform and direct plays, study various genres of plays, enhance their theatrical experiences by regularly visiting the theatre, experiment with technical aspects appropriate to the creation of productions. e.g. light, sound, costume, stage design, gain an understanding and knowledge of well respected practitioners in the world of theatre, provide opportunities to audition and to participate in various productions. Students are provided with a wide variety of experiences within the course, which includes project work based set play texts and work devised by the students themselves. A variety of workshops and visits by guest speakers and leading exponents from related areas are organised as part of the course. A key component of the course are regular visits to the theatre in order to gain experience of a variety of genres. Students are expected to undertake research by reading a range of plays, and they are encouraged to experiment through staging performances of their own, e.g. using locations such as a castle, a church and open air locations.
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