Drama & Theatre (AQA)
Emphasises practical creativity alongside research and theoretical understanding. Students learn through experience, seeing theatre and making theatre for themselves. Students are introduced to a wide range of theatrical styles and contexts as they explore plays practically, and devise and work on performances.
Students choose to develop as a:
Whichever option they choose, students will gain many invaluable skills, both theatrical and transferable, to expand their horizons.
It is not an absolute requirement of the course that candidates have studied Drama at GCSE level, although it is a considerable advantage to have done so.
Many students study Drama at university or go on to Drama School. Drama is also a popular subsidiary subject at university, for example with English.