I do HL theatre but the difference between the SL and HL coursework isn't that big. Just like with art, there aren't any final exams but there are 4 pieces of coursework (3 for SL) that make up your final grade. 1. Research Presentation (SL: 30%, HL: 20%)= 15 minute presentation on a theatre tradition from a different country. The presentation is basically you exploring the tradition and the historical background and significance of it, then you focus on a specific aspect of the theatre tradition and perform a short version of it(eg. audience participation, movement of puppets) 2.