Drama

KS4 Knowledge Organisers

Understanding Drama 1

  • A - Your Drama Course
  • B- Features of a play
  • C - Terminology and Areas of the stage
  • D - Vocal and physical skills
  • E - Theatre roles and responsibilities
  • F - Stage configurations
  • G - Form and Genre

Understanding Drama 2

  • A - Dramatic Structure
  • B - Theatre Conventions
  • C - Characterisation
  • D - Vocal skills
  • E- Physical Skills
  • F - Plot and subplot. Linear and non-linear

Blood Brothers

  • A - Play synopsis
  • B - Context
  • C - Themes
  • D - Dramatic Devices
  • E - Characters
  • F - Answering the 4 mark question
  • G - Answering the 8 mark question
  • H - Answering the 12 mark question

Billy Elliot

  • A - Key information about the question
  • B - Characters
  • C - Plot and subplot
  • D - Context and themes
  • E - Knowledge and understanding of the play

Devising Drama

  • A - Response to stimulus
  • B - Devising Log
  • C - Developing your ideas
  • D - Statement of Dramatic Intent
  • E - Checklist for devising
  • F - Practitioners
  • G - Performance style
  • H - Form and genre

Monologues

  • A - What is a monologue
  • B - Tips for writing a strong monologue

Design Conventions

  • A - Set design
  • B - Lighting design
  • C-Sound design
  • D - Costume design
  • E - Mask and puppet design

Physical Theatre (Brecht and Berkoff)

  • A - Physical Theatre
  • B - Brecht and Berkoff
  • C - Body language and status
  • D- 7 levels of tension
  • E - Gestus
  • F - Berkoff's Total Theatre

Theatre In Education

  • A - Augusto Boal
  • B - Context and glossary
  • C - Boal in context
  • D - Theatre Forms and bibliography

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