GCSE Drama terminology to be used in written work

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  • Created on: 05-06-10 17:35

Drama Terminology

Movement - look at the speed of movement - slow or fast. Slow can reflect tiredness, depression or elderly. Fast can reflect excitement, youth and stress.

Posture - how tall, straight, slumped, hunched an actor stands or sits. How open/closed their body language is. Relaxed / Inhibited

Gesture - how an actor uses their arms and hands in performance, how they communicate emotions using their body language

Positioning - where they stand on stage and how close or far they stand in relation to other actors on stage

Non - Verbal Communication - actions that are used in performance that clearly demonstrate…




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