The objective for this lesson is to begin to master the use of Shakespeare's language in depth, whilst working on a short monologue from Twelfth Night.
Unit Overview: Acting Shakespeare: Twelfth Night
The Objective for this lesson is to learn and perform an extract of Shakespeare with nuanced understanding of how to use voice and movement to communicate comedy clearly to the audience.
The Objective for this lesson is to learn and perform an extract of Shakespeare with nuanced understanding of how to use voice and movement to communicate tragedy clearly to the audience.
Units in Drama
- Devising from an image: Narrative approaches
- Waiting: an introduction to drama conventions
- Acting Shakespeare: Monologues from A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Practising physical and vocal skills
- Live theatre responses: Becoming a critic
- Narrative structures using poetry: Developing monologues
- Acting Shakespeare: Twelfth Night
- Posture, gesture and voice in performance
- Live theatre responses: Using social media
- Approaching text: Bringing it to life
- One text, different approaches
- The journey: a verbatim project
- Live performance responses: Evaluating stagecraft
- Understanding roles and responsibilities of the creative team
- Commedia dell'arte: an introduction
- Using Drama conventions to explore contemporary issues