- develop and apply an informed, analytical framework for making, performing, interpreting drama and theatre.
- understand the place of relevant theoretical research in informing the processes and practices.
- develop an understanding and appreciation of how the social, cultural and historical contexts of performance texts have influenced the development of drama and theatre.
- understand the practices used in 21st-century theatre making.
- participate as a theatre maker and as an audience member in live theatre.
- understand and experience the collaborative relationship between various roles within theatre.
- develop and demonstrate a range of theatre-making skills.
- develop the creativity and independence to become effective theatre makers.
- analyse and evaluate their own work and the work of others.
Actor, Theatre designer, Director, Community arts worker, Drama therapist, Theatre Stage manager, teacher.
Component 1 – Devising – worth 40% of the qualification. Your work will be teacher assessed and externally moderated.
Component 2 – Text in Performance – worth 20% of the qualification. This is made up of a group performance and either a monologue or a duologue. It will be externally assessed by a visiting examiner.
Component 3 – Theatre Makers in practice – worth 40% of the qualification. This is a 2 hour 30 minutes written examination set and marked by the exam board.
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