Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College
A Level Drama and Theatre will give you analytical and performance skills, exploring a wide range of text sand the work of established practitioners, whilst considering how the history of theatre has shaped contemporary styles and form. You will take part in a variety of assessments and develop a wide range of skills in both performance and academic analysis, with theatre trips to support your study and immerse you in the industry.
Topics covered can include:
You will study and perform up to six different texts from a variety of time periods, styles and sources as well as learn how production values and design elements are used to communicate to an audience.
You will need:
If you wish to study 4 A Levels, you will need 7 GCSEs at grade 7 or above, including two at grade 8.
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.
There are a variety of different forms of assessment, including three performance exams over the two years and one summative written exam at the end of the second year.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.