Exam Board: WJEC
Course code / Specification number: 4150
Level of qualification: GCSE
What will the students learn about?
Practitioners and styles of performance (e.g. Brecht, Stanislavski, Theatre in Education, Physical Theatre) and rehearsal techniques used
How to devise a piece of Drama in a particular style working from a stimulus and perform as a group
How to evaluate live performance
Directing and designing from a set play text
How to perform from a script to a live audience
How to evaluate own and other performances/ rehearsal process
What skills will students develop and demonstrate?
- Team work
- Dissecting a script
How will students learning be assessed?
Unit 1 Devised performance in their chosen style based on their chosen stimulus and produce a written evaluation of the process and final outcome 40%
Unit 2 Scripted performance (in front of an external examiner) 20%
Unit 3 Written exam (based on the play text studied in class and an evaluation of their performance) 40%
What grades can students achieve?
After completing this course – what can students progress on to?
- A Levels in Drama and Theatre Studies/ Performing Arts
- Various Performing Arts qualifications available (e.g. Btec)
- Following this:
- Stage school
- Teaching/ training/ coaching
- Professional performance work for a theatre company/ agent
- Script writing
- Stage Designing
- Stage Lighting
- Sound technician etc...
For further information, please contact:
Miss White: firstname.lastname@example.org