DATE: Monday 28 January 2019: 4pm (1hr)

CODE: 7457



This webinar will develop student exam techniques and skills and enable them to succeed in the summer exam series. It will focus on the skills of analysing and evaluating live theatre. A secondary focus will be the process of interpreting a text for performance, using Antigone as an example, including how to respond as both a performer and a designer. The final section will target the skills of creating a concept linked to a specific practitioner with particular reference to the original performance conditions.



  • Gain exceptional understanding of how to approach academic writing in exams

  • Focus on the skills of analysis and evaluation

  • Consider the techniques required to link theory and practise when developing a text-based concept for performance

  • Discover how to reach the top mark band in all of your answers

  • This course includes a set of course notes which will be sent in advance of the course and which you will be able to use



  • All students of AQA A-level Drama and Theatre

Emma Hollis-Brown

Emma has a wide ranging experience of teaching and learning and has led both a series of high performing faculities in a range of secondary schools and post 16 institutions. Emma’s career has expanded into leadership, teacher training, and inspection work. Emma is an Ofqual Subject Expert and published author and has worked as an Examiner across practical and written elements of GCSE and A’Level specifications for CIE, Edexcel and AQA.

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