UNIT ONE: THEATRE SKILLS IN PERFORMANCE
Outcome 1: DESCRIBE THE DETAILED ROLES OF THE ACTOR AND THE DIRECTOR
Outcome 2: DEMONSTRATE KNOWLEDGE OF STAGECRAFT AS AN ACTOR
In class, we explored the role of both the actor and director, and discussed their relationship – here are the ‘collaborative’ definitions we created!
We also reviewed areas of the stage, types of staging and some vocab. Here’s a reminder…
Now go study! Exam tomorrow block 1!
UNIT TWO: Professional Theatre in Context
Outcome 1: Select 2 contrasting styles/genres of professional theatre from this list;
Comedy – Tragedy – Agit-prop – Socio-political – Historical – Melodrama – Classical – Pantomime – Physical theatre – Musical theatre – Puppet theatre – Farce
We have chosen COMEDY and CLASSICAL (with a focus on Greek Tragedy specifically)
In your report you must;
– Identify 5 key elements of each style (research task)
– Identify 3 relevant texts/productions you have studied and/or explored
– Explain how these ‘key elements’ were featured/used throughout your experimentation and/or performance
WORD COUNT: 500 minimum (250 per style)
DIGITAL THEATRE –
Please see me personally for the username and password
NATIONAL THEATRE DISCOVER –
Class PowerPoint here….
GREEK RESOURCES –
Class PowerPoint here…. CLASSICAL THEATRE
NT videos below…..