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Drama has been a subject that has influenced me to succeed academically but also personally. I grew up being a huge fan of films of all genres. I was exposed to the talent of acting and from a young age; I knew acting would be the career I pursue. I feel the dramatic skills I have are a gift and I would love to be given the opportunity to develop my skills through a drama degree, and then if fortunate enough further perform on stage or on television professionally.
When on stage or simply performing in front on an audience, I feel a great sensation that allows me to feel free and express myself both in body and in mind. The opportunity to play a fictional character has helped me to understand and convey emotions and states of mind more clearly as well as being able to portray any kinds of characters. Being a part of something so exciting and bursting with energy is one of the many things that make me happy, so I’m willing to work as hard as it takes to get me where I know I need to be.
Throughout my school life I have taken part in many different performances that were put on show to the public. I acted in numerous short films with the A level film study classes and studied drama at and A level. One of my earliest works was acting in my primary school productions of Wizard of Oz and Cinderella; and in secondary I was in the school production of Charlie and the chocolate factory. As I got older I discovered acting in films as opposed to stage productions. I thoroughly enjoy both sides of acting; stage and films. During my time at Chestnut Grove 6th form I was asked to act in numerous short films created by the A level film studies class as my talent had been widely recognised throughout the 6th form. A short film I was acting in called ‘Double Crossed’ as a gang leader; was then used for two students A level course work in film studies. Whilst making this film I felt alive, the constant re taking of shots may annoy some people but I take it as

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