Why Choose Drama?

  • You will develop your confidence and presentation skills ready to compete in a competitive 21st Century workplace.

  • The subject develops vital  skills which are essentials and looked on favourably by a range of career pathways from the theatre itself to journalism, management, human resources and teaching.

  • You will work as an actor, director and designer.

  • You will have the opportunity to work both independently and as part of a group

  • There is a balance between written work and practical assessment

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Subject Content:

  • Understanding Drama: study of a set play and analysis of a live theatre production.

  • Devising Drama: research, collaboration, devising, performing, review.

  • Texts in Practice: interpretation and performance of a script.

  • Design option (in addition to performing): lighting, sound, make-up, costume. 

In order to be successful in this subject you will need to:

  • Perform on stage in front of peers

  • Spend time learning lines

  • Spend time outside of lessons rehearsing

  • Produce extended pieces of writing to accompany practical coursework

  • Work as a member of a group.