GCSE grade 5 in either English language or English literature. Some experience of performing essential.
You will explore what makes great theatre work: the craft of the playwright, the director’s interpretation, the work of performers, and the contribution of technical and design elements.
You will study two challenging and exciting set plays and practically explore three others, performing substantial extracts from each. You will also have the opportunity to devise an original piece of theatre from a stimulus.
All of your practical work will be informed by your research into the very best theatre practitioners.
Students go on to study a range of subjects at university. Many of our students have gained places at prestigious drama schools before pursuing successful careers in theatre and performance. Former students have taken lead roles in West End productions of War Horse, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time and Dirty Dancing. Drama is an excellent qualification for a very wide range of professions.
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