Drama & Theatre Studies

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Charterhouse has always had a thriving dramatic tradition.

There are numerous opportunities for pupils to participate in the theatrical life of the School: either on stage, as part of the technical crew, front of house, directing or designing. During the academic year, there are in the region of seven or eight full scale major productions. Some are specific to year groups, others involve all years. Recent productions include Cabaret by John Kander and Fred Ebb and Shakespeare's Hamlet.

In addition to the above, there is the practical exam work of the A level groups, house plays and pupil-directed productions.

The Drama Department also offers L.A.M.D.A. Speech and Drama lessons as well as the opportunity to attain certificates from other awarding bodies.

Full details of the curriculum are available in the Under School (Years 9-11) Curriculum and Sixth Form Curriculum sections.

Mr Julian Freeman, BA - Director of Drama

Mr Freeman joined Charterhouse in 2004 and runs both the Drama programme and the Ben Travers Theatre. He has been Director of Drama at The Arts Educational School in Tring and at Uppingham School, and has also worked in the state sector. Prior to this, Julian was a professional actor working extensively in theatre, television and radio.

Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Director of Drama, Julian Freeman, who will be happy to talk with you.

Contact Information

Julian Freeman
Email: jdf@charterhouse.org.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1483 291615