3.3 Texts in practice
This subject content is assessed practically.Each student must choose to be assessed as a:
- performer or
- lighting designer or
- sound designer or
- set designer or
- costume designer or
- puppet designer.
Costume designers may choose to include make-up and/or hair and/or masks. Set designers may choose to include design of props.
Each student must choose one specialism only for all the Texts in practice content.
Students may choose the same or a different specialism to the one chosen for the Devising drama content.
Students must learn how to contribute to text-based drama in a live theatre context for an audience.
Students must draw on and demonstrate a practical understanding of the subject content listed in Knowledge and understanding.They must develop their ability to:
- interpret texts
- create and communicate meaning
- realise artistic intention in text-based drama.
For assessment, students must perform or create realised designs for two extracts from one play which contrasts to the set play studied in Component 1.
See Component 3: Texts in practice for details.