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WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Drama: Study & Revision Guide

Author(s): Rachel Knightley

awarding body: WJEC/Eduqas

level: GCSE

isbn: 978-1-912820-27-6

subject: Drama

Pages: 160pp






Written by an experienced drama teacher, this practical Study & Revision Guide provides essential guidance for the non-examined assessment components of the course as well as for the written exam.


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Separate sections are included for Devising Theatre, Performing from a Text and Interpreting Theatre components, helping students successfully complete their coursework and develop their exam skills

Covers key theatre practitioners with clear information on Brecht, Stanislavski, Mitchell, Berkoff and Rice

All WJEC and Eduqas set texts are covered with summary notes and activities

Performance and Design options are covered

'For your Portfolio' helps students build the evidence needed for the Devising Theatre portfolio - rehearsal notes, mind maps and annotated scripts

'Assessment Objectives' show students which elements of the assessment criteria they are working towards

'Tips' for each topic provide hints and advice to produce successful work

Numerous stage sketches and production photographs help visualise the practical elements of theatre.

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Part 1 Devising Theatre

Chapter 1 Devising

Chapter 2 Design

Chapter 3 Theatre practitioners

Chapter 4 Genres

Chapter 5 Structuring your devised scene

Chapter 6 Your portfolio of supporting evidence

Chapter 7 Your evaluation

Part 2 Performing from a text

Chapter 8 Performing from a text

Your drama portfolio

Part 3 Interpreting theatre

Chapter 9 Interpreting theatre




About the author:

Rachel Knightley is a teacher, director and prize-winning freelance writer. A former senior tutor at the Questors Theatre and resident Speech and Drama teacher at Heathfield GDST School, Rachel formed Green Ink Theatre in 2007 to produce new writing fundraising productions for Macmillan Cancer Support. Her scripts have been performed with the National Trust, Endpaper Theatre and the Questors Theatre new writing programme.