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Author Baines, Richard, 1941-

Title Navigating drama / Richard Baines, Mike O'Brien
Published Cambridge ; Port Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB CRC  792.02 Bai/Ndr  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 197 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Contents Include: The elements of Navigating Drama How to use the logbook Part One: Playbuilding Chapter 1 : Starting the journey Improvisation The elements of drama Spontaneous improvisation Role Status Conflict Planned improvisation Unit assessment : Making and performing Chapter 2 : Navigating playbuildling Narrative playbuilding Part Two: Dramatic contexts Chapter 3 : Commedia dell'Arte The elements of Commedia The script Unit assessment- Performing drama: Performing a Conmzedia scene Chapter 4 : Melodrama The elements of melodrama The theatres The plays The audience Australian melodrama Unit assessment : Performing melodrama: The Sunny South Navigating Drama Chapter 5 : Scripted drama - scenes What is a script? Choosing a script Blocking Working with a script Unit assessment : Performing drama: Performing scripted drama Chapter 6 : Scripted drama - monologues Choosing a monologue Performing a monologue Unit assessment Performing drama: Developing and performing a monologue Chapter 7 : Scriptwriting What is a script? Tricks of the trade Structuring the scene Unit assessment Making drama: Writing your own scene
Summary Explores the core area of playbuilding, including improvisation, the elements of drama, marrative, collage and issue-based playbuilding. A complete course textbook to help students navigate their way through making, performing and appreciating drama. New for the 2005 NSW Stage 5 Drama Syllabus
Analysis Textbooks/coursework (Australia,New South Wales)
Notes Includes index
Audience For secondary students
Subject Drama -- Juvenile literature.
Acting -- Juvenile literature.
Playwriting -- Juvenile literature.
Melodrama -- Juvenile literature.
Monologue -- Juvenile literature.
Commedia dell'arte -- Juvenile literature.
Acting -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Drama -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Drama -- Textbooks.
Acting -- Textbooks.
Genre/Form Drama.
Author O'Brien, Mike.
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