This subject is suitable for any student with a lively interest in any aspect of Drama and Theatre. There is a substantial practical element and students will have the opportunity to work with each other as part of a group. No specific previous experience
is required, although a proven interest and some experience in drama and theatre is needed.
Component 1 : Drama and Theatre
A practical and creative exploration of two contrasting plays from a performer's, director's and designer's perspective. Analysis of live theatre performances to assess the effectiveness of performers', directors' and designers' production aims and audience
Component 2: Creating Original Theatre
Working in groups as performers and designers to devise and perform an original piece of theatre using the methods and style of a chosen theatre practitioner.
Component 3: Making Theatre
Performers and designers working in groups to stage extracts from a published play using the rehearsal methods and performance techniques of a chosen theatre practitioner.
The College gives priority to its 11 partner schools. Places are offered to other applicants on a competitive basis.
All prospective students will be required to achieve a minimum of grade 4 in GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics, and a minimum of grade 6 in three GCSE subjects.