Edexcel A level Drama and Theatre Studies (2008)

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Students of our Edexcel A level in Drama and Theatre Studies will develop a variety of dramatic and theatrical skills - including performing, directing and critical evaluation - alongside an understanding and appreciation of drama and theatre in a social, cultural and historical context.

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Specification

Specification

Edexcel A level Drama and Theatre specification
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Qualification type:
AS and A level
Subject:
Drama and Theatre Studies
Specification codes:
8DR01,
9DR01
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2008
First assessment:
2009

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Our Edexcel A level Drama and Theatre Studies specification looks at plays from the point of view of a director, designer, performer and critic. It combines the activities of exploring and performing plays, creating and analysing theatre, and the critical evaluation of all of these elements.

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Our Edexcel A level in Drama and Theatre Studies will develop your understanding and appreciation of the significance of social, cultural and historical influences on the development of drama and theatre.

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