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WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Drama: Study & Revision Guide

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Author(s): Rachel Knightley

awarding body: WJEC/Eduqas

level: GCSE

isbn: 978-1-912820-27-6

subject: Drama

Pages: 144 pp



Publishing Spring 2020

A detailed and engaging revision guide for the WJEC and Eduqas GCSE Drama specification, covering all key sections of Devising, Performing and Interpreting Theatre. Packed with practical exercises, tasks and activities that develop and reinforce key examination skills and techniques this is an ideal guide for use throughout the course as well as during pre-exam revision sessions.

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Drama Watchwords

Page Fright and Stage Fright

Component 1 Devising Theatre

What is devising?

Skills for devising

Tools for devising

Games for devising

Developing your character

Choosing a practitioner (Stanislavski, Brecht, Berkoff, Rice)

Choosing a genre (TIE, Physical Theatre, Musical Theatre)

Calling designers! (Stage configurations, set & props, lighting, sound, costume & make-up)

Structuring your scene

Your drama portfolio

Your drama evaluation

Unit 2 Performing Theatre

Performing from a text

Skills needed

Tools needed

Before your theatre visit

Selecting your text

Selecting your scenes

Developing your scenes for performance

Writing your performance evaluation

Unit 3 Interpreting Theatre


What is interpreting theatre?

Skills needed

Tools needed

Before your theatre visit

Calling designers!

Calling directors!

Calling actors!

Playtexts (The Tempest, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, War Horse, Hard to Swallow, DNA)

Reviewing live theatre

Exam Practice