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Theatre Studies 1&2

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Nick Waxman Theatre Studies 12
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Theatre as a form of cultural expression has been made and performed for audiences from the earliest times and is an integral part of all cultures. Theatre is ever evolving and exists as entertainment, education, ritual, an agent of change, a representation of values and a window on society. Theatre practice has developed and has influenced cultures over many centuries through a wide variety of productions in diverse spaces and venues for a range of audiences. Theatre-makers work as playwrights, actors, directors and designers, producing theatre for diverse purposes. Please note there will be some on-campus elements to this subject.

Unit focus areas

Theatre Studies Unit 1 - Pre-modern theatre styles and conventions

Theatre Studies Unit 2 - Modern theatre styles and conventions


Students undertaking Units 1 and 2 Theatre Studies need to have proven experience with stage/theatre/drama.


Units 1 and 2 include the presentation of scripted and ensemble performances with an analysis of the process involved in the development of the pieces. A similar analysis and evaluation is made of professional performances. There is also an examination at the end of the academic year.

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