There are many genres and styles that can be explored in the initial stages of a devised piece to develop and steer it. It is vital that the chosen genre or style will work for the target audience.
Theatre in education (TiE) often has a very clear moral or social message for young people, who are its target audience. Elements often seen in TiE pieces include:
Physical theatre emphasises the use of physical movement for expression, and can include:
Working in this stylised, physical manner allows for the inclusion of interesting theatricality and movement within a performance.