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Why choose this subject?

Drama is an exciting, inspiring and practical subject that promotes involvement in and enjoyment of drama, as performers and designers. Additionally, it provides opportunities to attend live theatre performances and to develop skills as informed and thoughtful audience members.

Students will have the opportunity to learn transferable skills such as critical analysis, problem solving, organisation and time management and have the opportunity to practise applying these skills to new situations.

Course content

In Drama students will study a range of practitioners and theatre styles. They will have the opportunity to devise and perform their own work as well as working on scripted pieces. There will also be opportunities to study technical aspects of theatre, including lighting and directing. The subject will develop your analytical and critical thinking skills allowing you to become both an independent enquirer and team player which are desirable qualities in higher education and the world of work.

Possible careers

  • Barrister
  • Teacher
  • Youth and Community worker
  • Broadcast journalist
  • Arts Administrator
  • Actor
  • Stage manager
  • Costume Designer
  • Copywriter

If you have any questions about Drama, please contact Mrs Woolmer-Brennan, Director of Performing Arts.