Drama practitioners studied have included Bertolt Brecht, Frantic Assembly and Stanislavski. · Document the process in a written portfolio Component 2: Theatre Makers in Practice (40% written exam) You will sit a two-part 1hr45min written exam: · Section A: The first part of the exam requires you to evaluate and analyse a play you will have seen at the theatre.
· Perform a monologue or duologue from a different play. You will have to analyse different elements of the play including its use of acting, design elements and staging.
The A Level Drama and Theatre qualification consists of three components: Component 1: Devising.
(40% Coursework) You will: · Study an extract from a play in light of a drama practitioner. The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht.) · Devise an original group performance based on this extract in light of the practitioner’s style. Component 2: Text for Performance (20% practical exam) You will: · Perform a group piece and monologue to a visiting examiner.
Component 3: Theatre Makers in Practice (40% written exam) You will sit a 2hr30min written exam: · Repeating Section A and B from AS exam · Section C: requires you to practically study the play Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe and outline your own original concept for a production aimed at a contemporary audience.
This subject uses e-submission for the submission of candidate work to EDUQAS for moderated or assessed units/components.
The AS Level Drama and Theatre qualification consists of two components: Component 1: Exploration and Performance (60% coursework) You will: · Take part in a group performance of a play in the style of an influential drama practitioner you have studied.
Previous student performances have included extracts from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Samuel Stephens, 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane and How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found by Fin Kennedy.
Every year, students undertaking WJEC qualifications in Film and Media are invited to submit their work for consideration by our panel of judges.
A lot of people see Drama as a fairly easy option but it's a lot harder than people make out.