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Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Drama: Designing Drama

Author(s): Sue Shewring


awarding body: Edexcel


level: GCSE


isbn: 978-1-912820-22-1


subject: Drama


Pages: 256 pp


£24.99



       

 

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Endorsed by Edexcel, this new Student Book supports your students through the GCSE Drama design options of costume, lighting, set and sound design.

 

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The clear and accessible layout will help students engage with and fully understand key design ideas and information.

Written by an experienced author and drama teacher in collaboration with expert consultants working professionally in each of the design areas.

Separate chapters for each of the four design elements give a solid foundation on which to develop the required exam skills.

Numerous diagrams, sketches, plans and photographs help students visualise the practical elements of being a drama designer.

Provides a range of practice questions with exemplar answers and extensive advice on exam preparation.

You can download additional resources for this subject here

 

Contents

Course outline and how you will be assessed 

How to use this book 

Introduction to Design 

Set Design

Lighting Design

Costume Design

Sound Design

Component 1 – Devising

Designing Set for the devised piece

Designing Lighting for the devised piece

Designing Costume for the devised piece

Designing Sound for the devised piece

Component 2 – Scripted Performance

Designing Set for the Scripted Performance

Designing Lighting for the Scripted Performance

Designing Costume for the Scripted Performance

Designing Sound for the Scripted Performance

Theatre Makers in Practice - The written exam

Set Design

Lighting Design

Costume Design

Sound Design

 

About the author

Sue Shewring worked as an actor and education development officer during the height of Britain’s Theatre-in-Education movement. She later became Head of Drama at an 11-18 school where she staged several full scale productions at a local theatre. She advised in the capacity of Lead Teacher of Drama for Lancashire, and now tutors GCSE and A-level students.

 

 


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