Drama / Levels 9 and 10 / Explore and Express Ideas
Improvise with the elements of drama and narrative structure to develop ideas, and explore subtext to shape devised and scripted drama
communicating meaning through realistic and non-realistic performance styles and dramatic forms by manipulating the elements of drama
establishing aspects of the dramatic action as symbolic, such as a suitcase being a person’s memories, a light symbolising hope
exploring the implied or underlying aspects of character and dramatic action
using questions to frame devising process, for example, What personal meaning is intended? What political statement is this work making? How have you used critical theories about drama to make your own drama? What emotion was most strongly felt as you viewed the drama?
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