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Unit 1 Written Paper

Section A.

Q1 Description + Expansion

Q2 How + Why

Q3 Method + Effect

Q4 Reflect + Critique

Don't repeat scenes or acting skills across questions! Always contextualise the scene or
moment. Use Drama terminology.

Section A.

Write in detail about:


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0 4 Explain what you felt were the strengths and weaknesses of your own practical skills in
the final performance.

"My contribution to the piece was playing the role of Christine. I felt that my use of facial
expressions was a particular strength as I was…

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Question 2

Examples of your personal objective:

"My character wants to patronise Christine in order to gain power" ­ Mia's character, Police

"I want to question you to find out the true about your sanity" ­ Annie's character, Psychiatrist

"I want to provoke the victims'…

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understood your characters personal history and experiences and therefore you changed
your posture to an upright position to show your characters age and experience.

Give 2 examples and focus on one acting skill (vocals, movement, posture, gesture, facial
expression etc) per example.

Question 3

See `Rehearsal…

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Specific moment and what you were trying to achieve
Quotation/Description of movement sequence
How you delivered it
Were you successful in creating your intended impact on the audience?

Section B

Do not repeat acting skills or scenes or moments across questions!

You should read all the…

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Refer to:

Communication of plays message, themes
Interpretation of character
Creation of mood/atmosphere
Creation of period/location
Performance style
Performance skills ­ physical/vocal/facial expression

Refer to particular moments:

Application of vocal/physical/ facial expression
Use of space
Use of props/costumes

Section C

Contextualise: Clearly identify scene or moment…


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