Studying A Level Drama and Theatre allows you to acquire knowledge and skills for further study and/or future employment in this industry. The course looks at the practices and theories of classical and contemporary practitioners and deepens your knowledge and appreciation for theatre's history and its development. You will be encouraged to develop your acting, creative and collaborative skills and will create innovative theatre pieces that will entertain and challenge audiences.
Throughout the course you will devise and perform scripted pieces of work, read plays and analyse theatre productions. You will also develop your performance skills whilst theoretically learning about the various styles, techniques and features involved in theatre practice. The 'Drama' part of the course focuses on creating and developing theatre and the 'Theatre' aspect focuses on the analysis of theatre productions and the impact on the audiences.