|Full reading of the play.
Playwright’s Meaning (themes, genre, structure, character, form, style, language, stage directions)
Characterisation (vocal and physical interpretations)
Theatrical conventions introduction to basic design elements (staging, costume, lighting, set, sound)
Rehearse and perform multiple extracts from the play. Start to form groups and decide on two extracts per group for the exam.
By now, all students should:
• Be in groups
• Have chosen two extracts from the play
• Know their roles
• Have gone some way to memorising their lines
Application of 20th Century Practitioners to performance (Stanislavski, Brecht, Artaud)
Consideration of style and genre, consideration of symbolism.|