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Theatre Studies - Summer Holiday Work

Year 12 Theatre Studies Summer holidays homework

Please complete all of these tasks over the summer holidays in preparation for starting a-level theatre studies.

  1. Research into the theatre practitioner Katie Mitchell – you need to prepare a presentation on Katie Mitchell, this should include a A4 hand out that you can give to other students. Your presentation should include a brief explanation of who they are, what kind of drama they do, what work they have done.
     
  2. Research into the theatre practitioner Brecht – you need to prepare a presentation on Bertolt Brecht, this should include a A4 hand out that you can give to other students. Your presentation should include a brief explanation of who they are, what kind of drama they do, what work they have done.
     
  3. Read the full play ‘Machinal’ by Sophie Treadwell. Complete some research into the political, historical, social context of the play.
     
  4. Watch the video “The Five Truths” by Katie Mitchell on YouTube, what does it teach you about genre.