Students who study Drama and Theatre Arts learn how to use stimulus such as music, photographs, lyrics, and news articles to create drama and bring the performances to life with new techniques. You will learn how to use different drama mediums within your performance such as music and physical theatre. You might complete work based on subjects such as bullying, mental health, fame and relationships.
Studying Drama and Theatre Arts allows students to go on to study the subject at A Level or as part of a BTEC in Performing Arts and then perhaps on to degree level. It can also help if you decide to continue into working in technical theatre or dance and music. Even if you decide you don’t want to continue studying the subject, Drama will help build your confidence and ensure that your skills in teamwork are well developed. This could help in careers such as law or government.