A2 Level Theatre Studies · AQA (legacy)
Week 1: Monday 3 - Friday 7 April
Week 2: Monday 10 - Friday 14 April
Week 3: Monday 17 - Friday 21 April
AQA 2241 Dram 3
Length of Course
4 hours per text or practitioner
9am to 1pm or 2pm to 6pm
This course will focus upon Unit 3, sections A and B of the A2 syllabus.
Each 4-hour text session will be devoted to an analysis of the respective text’s key themes, of historical productions where relevant and of the processes of production. We will also focus upon examination technique.
The Friday sessions will be dedicated to establishing and understanding the respective practitioners’ theories and work. Students most commonly find the concepts of basic
staging a problem area in relation to the socio-historical concepts of the play. The sessions will also focus upon examination technique and exemplar material.
|Monday||9am to 1pm||Our Country’s Good|
|2pm to 6pm||The Seagull|
|Tuesday||9am to 1pm||The Trial|
|2pm to 6pm||The Good Person of Szechwan|
|Wednesday||9am to 1pm||The Recruiting Officer|
|2pm to 6pm||A View from the Bridge|
|Thursday||9am to 1pm||Woyzeck|
|2pm to 6pm||Coram Boy|
|Friday||9am to 1pm||Devised Drama Notes|
|AQA Drama 4|
|2pm to 6pm||Production Context|
|Edexcel (Pearson) Unit 4, Section C|
N.b. Other texts may be available on request and you are encouraged to telephone with your requirements.