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WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Drama: Designing Drama

This title will be available from Monday 25 January, 2021.

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Author(s): Sue Shewring


awarding body: WJEC/Eduqas


level: GCSE


isbn: 978-1-912820-52-8


subject: Drama


Pages: 256 pp


£24.99



       
Publishing January 2021.
 
We are very sorry but the interruption to our business caused by Coronavirus means delaying publication of this title until January 2021. 

 


This new Student Book will support 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.

 

Contents

How you will be assessed
How to use this book

Introduction to Design
Practical costume design
Practical lighting design
Practical set design
Practical sound design

Component 1: Devising Theatre
Designing Costume for the devised piece
Designing Lighting for the devised piece
Designing Set for the devised piece
Designing Sound for the devised piece

Component 2: Performing Theatre /Performing from a text
Designing Costume for Performing Theatre / Performing from a text
Designing Lighting for Performing Theatre / Performing from a text
Designing Set for Performing Theatre / Performing from a text
Designing Sound for Performing Theatre / Performing from a text

Component 3: Interpreting Theatre
Introduction to the written exam
How you will be assessed
Using this book to help you prepare for the written exam
Using practical experience to help you prepare for the written exam

 

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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