Drama

Year 7

Baseline Assessment

‘The Twits’ – key skills and conventions

Chorus – importance of chorus in musicals and large scale theatre performance

Greek Theatre – origins, stage direction and layout of a script

Structure – devising a piece of drama

Year 8

‘Hope Street’ – improvisation techniques

Commedia – mask work and characters in masks

Mime/silent movie – developing mime skills and art of non-verbal communication

Physical theatre – style and techniques

Devising – developing an original piece of theatre

Year 9

“Mugged” – understanding of context, characters and performance

Fight choreography – art of hand to hand stage combat

Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet

Devising – creating an original piece of drama

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