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Drama

Explorative strategies

Role-play

Role-play is what you do when you're pretending to be another person and using your imagination to speak, think and even feel like that character.

Why use role-play? What does it add to a drama?

If you don't pretend to be someone else while acting in a drama, then the audience will see only 'you' and not the character you are meant to be portraying. They will only see 'you' in the situations that are described. If you make the role-play realistic and believable, then the audience will be more likely to 'suspend their disbelief' (forget that they're watching a drama, and feel personally involved).

Activity

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