There's a list of useful starter sentences to get you going in each section, and some vocab that will show you what's expected.
Starter sentences and useful vocab
Vocab: image, poem, speech, appeal, news article, script [script: The text of a play or drama production - usually the script will give suggestions for the setting of the scene and contain direction for the characters ], extract etc.
Vocab: still images / freeze frames, short scenes, narration, titles, captions.
(Give brief details about what ideas your group had in relation to the topic/theme/issue)
Vocab: scenario, atmosphere, characters, roles, etc.
(Give details about what you did, what strategies and elements you used and your intentions)
Vocab: characters, split stage, action/plot/content, contrasts, levels, movement/mime/gesture, conventions, spoken language etc.
(Give brief details of what you saw and where. What influenced you? eg style, how characters were developed, set. How and where you decided to use the ideas in your own work)
Vocab: style, structure, naturalism, episodic
(Give details of how your teacher asked you to think about your work)
Vocab: development of our work into... scene(s), character (characterisation), using symbols, cross-cutting, contrasts, lighting, marking the moment etc.
(Give details of what decisions were taken, and why)
Vocab: plot (storyline), setting/situation, natural, naturalistic, narrator/narration, mime, voice-over, split-stage, levels, close or distant, sound and silence, freeze, flashback, cross-cutting [cross-cutting: A technique used to show flash-backs, flash-forwards or to create the illusion of two or more actions occuring at the same time ], costume, props, set, staying in role, focus, thought track, monologue [monologue: An extended speech performed by one person only ], dialogue.
(Give details of difficulties such as timing, maintaining characterisation, changing roles, staging certain sequences etc)
(Give details of posture, expression, body language, voice etc with reference to a dramatic sequence in the work)
(Give details of acting area, proxemics, sightlines for audience, use of objects / set in performance)
Vocab: upstage, downstage, centre stage, language register, pace, timing, tension, structure, movement, stillness.
(Give details of set/props, lighting, music/sound, costume/makeup)
Vocab: period, colour, fabric, garments, projected image, gobo [gobo: A lighting device that creates patterns of projected light on the stage ], spot, black-out, fade-up/down, symbolic, intensity, atmosphere, location.
(Give some idea about the feedback you got from other people)
Vocab:proxemics [proxemics: The distance between two interacting individuals ], audibility (whether you could be heard), masking [masking: When one actor obstructs the audiences view of another ] (if someone blocks off someone else so they can't be seen), role, moving, characterisation [characterisation: To portray a role using voice and physical skills ], believability, impact, etc.
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