Devised Theatre

http://www.kneehigh.co.uk/page/about_kneehigh.php Devised Theatre Lea Kawashima, G9 November, 5th, 2015 My definition of Devised Theatre is another way of saying improvisation style of performing theatre on stage. This style helps actors to collaborate to plan the brief backup plan/storyline. It is a very collaborative task because…

Drama Journal Entry 6 – Mood

Key Idea (Explanation of a concept explored) For the past two weeks I’ve learnt how to create and express motion and mood. With simple sound effects and background music, the audience can feel like they are actually in a certain environment/place that thy shouldn’t be…

Drama Journal Entry 5 – Symbols

Topic: Symbol Key Idea (Explanation of a concept explored) The key idea of this topic is that symbols can be a simple prop in a play, or even can create the whole theme/plot or atmosphere. Symbols like keys and question mark can create the play…

Drama Journal Entry 4 – Language

Topic: Time, Language or Movement Language – How parents (adult characters talk differently between adult to adult and adult to children) naturally speaks differently, and it is also about how people at different ranks/positions/background/histories speak and take things in many ways. Key Idea (Explanation of…

Drama Journal Entry 3 – Levels, Usage of spaces onstage

In the last few classes, I’ve learnt about levels (high/medium/low level) and using spaces effectively on stage. We also got to do a performance using different areas of the stage to use the whole place. This play was like a practice activity to act in different parts of the…

Drama Journal Entry 2 – Tension

The past few classes we focused on tension. The main thing I’ve learnt in the past few classes is how to apply tension in performance to improve its quality, and also on how to express tension on stage. Tension can both have a positive and/or…

Drama Journal Entry 1 – Human Context

Key Idea: (Relationships – Enemies, family, friendship, mentorship, love) In my first two classes of drama, the class learnt how to act along with the human context, and one good example of that is relationships.There are many types of relationships such as family, enemies, friends, students and…