In this lesson, we will examine use of space, lighting, sound and set design, evaluating how these features are used to create specific effects for an audience .
Unit Overview: Live performance responses: Evaluating stagecraft
In this lesson, we will explore a contemporary interpretation of a Shakespeare text, looking at how the actors use their skills and adapt the language to create comedy.
In this lesson, we will focus on ensemble acting, examining how actors working together can create effective moments for an audience.
In this lesson, we will look at design elements, exploring how the combination of multiple effects can create breathtaking moments of theatre.
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