Creating Drama, 2nd Edition

Bruce Burton

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Creating Drama, 2nd Edition

By Bruce Burton
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This edition is the standard text for senior Drama and Theatre Studies nationally.
  • Contains eight units which comprehensively cover the essential drama learning's in all state syllabuses. Each unit is designed to be approximately a term in length.
  • Chapter outcomes reflect the outcomes-based nature of all syllabuses making it easy for students and teachers to identify exactly what knowledge and skills need to be developed.
  • Key Terms - a running glossary - and notes - additional information and practical tips - are included in the margin.
  • Activities (Workshops) are integrated throughout the text and are structured around the key headings of Forming, Performing and Reflecting.
  • Assessment support in the form of a Core-Assessment Task at the end of each chapter, Model Assessment Forms and blank photocopiable Assessment Forms.
  • Journal writing activities are clearly identified throughout.
  • A broad range of play and script extracts are included as the basis for performance, improvisation and other drama activities, to provide a complete drama course.
Target audience
Creating Drama Second Edition is a complete class text for students studying Drama in Years 9 and 10 across Australia.
Table of contents
Unit 1: Play Building Through Improvisation and Characterisation
  • Creating the Drama
  • Characterisation
  • Developing Expressive Movement
  • Developing Effective Voice
Unit 2: The Key Elements of Drama
  • Focus
  • Tension
  • Creating Dramatic Environments
  • Ritual and Symbol
Unit 3: Creating Theatre
  • The Nature of Theatre
  • On Stage!

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