AS Level Theatre Studies · AQA (legacy)
Week 1: Monday 26 - Friday 30 March
Week 2: Monday 2 - Friday 6 April
Week 3: Monday 9 - Friday 13 April
AQA 1241 Dram1
Length of Course
4 hours per text or practitioner
9am to 1pm or 2pm to 6pm
This course will focus upon Unit 1, section B of the AS 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 Thursday sessions will be dedicated to establishing and understanding the respective practitioners’ theories and work. Students commonly tend to misinterpret basic staging conventions and techniques of practitioners which will be clarified. The sessions will also focus upon examination technique and exemplar material.
|Monday||9am to 1pm||Antigone|
|2pm to 6pm||The Taming of the Shrew|
|Tuesday||9am to 1pm||A Doll’s House|
|2pm to 6pm||Playhouse Creatures|
|April de Angelis|
|Wednesday||9am to 1pm||Oh What a Lovely War|
|2pm to 6pm||The Shadow of a Gunman|
|Theatre in Practice|
|Thursday||9am to 1pm||Brecht|
|2pm to 6pm||Stanislavski|
|Friday||9am to 1pm||Live Production Seminar|
|2pm to 6pm||The Woman in Black|