Mrs Lucy Bowerman-Ellis
Grade 4 in GCSE Drama. Experience in extra-curricular performance or production is an advantage. Students without GCSE Drama will be considered in exceptional circumstances.
Why choose A Level Drama and Theatre?
Do you enjoy drama and the theatre? Are you creative? Do you enjoy active, practical learning? A Level Drama and Theatre may be for you! This A level is hands-on, hard work but lots of fun. It enhances your team-playing skills, your interpersonal and communication skills, and your natural self-confidence – all invaluable in a work setting. Drama and Theatre has a large analytical element and encourages students to become independent critical thinkers.
Inspires and develops creativity, confidence and communication skills
A practical focus is at the heart
Engaging Set Texts
Clear and straightforward assessments
Supports progression and develops transferable skills
Explore the origins and history of contemporary British theatre practice
Evaluate and analyse theatre that you have seen
Work in the style of influential practitioners and performance companies
Work in groups on practical workshop-based activities and individually, on personal portfolio work and monologues
Explore performance support materials such as lighting, sound, set and costume,
Perform or provide performance design for a live audience,
Workshops with expert practitioners invited into the school
What you will study, and how you will be assessed in A Level Drama and Theatre:
In addition to your studies the drama department runs regular and exciting trips and provides opportunities for you to meet and work with professionals in the acting industry.