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What is costume?
MEDIUM-Costume can be modern clothes, period costume or a fantasy outfit. You may want to wear full costume, or perhaps just wear black, with indications of character as an extra feature.-
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What is masks?
MEDIUM-Masks may be single colour, painted, full-face or half-face. They are usually used in stylised work to indicate non-human characters - for example in a Greek chorus, in 'Animal Farm', or in a play with demons.
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What is make-up?
MEDIUMS-Make-up functions in different ways. Sometimes it's used to 'age' an actor, or it may indicate a fantasy character such as a fairy in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
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What is sound & music?
MEDIUM-Sound and music obviously play a crucial part in musicals, but they can also be used in other productions to.
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What is lighting?
MEDIUM-As well as helping the actors to be seen, lighting can also indicate the time of day, or a place, and can focus audience attention on a character.
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What is space?
ELEMENT-There's a range of dramatic conventions (techniques) that have been used to create dramatic effects in plays and spectacles for centuries.
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What is set?
ELEMENT- Stage sets help create the background to a drama, but it's usually best to keep them simple. Shakespeare's stage used little in the way of set, and the modern trend is also to keep things low-key.
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What is prop?
MEDIUM-Props are the items that are held or used by an actor in a scene to make it more realistic. These are also best kept to the minimum.
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What is movement?
MEDIUM-2.a group of people working together to advance their shared political, social, or artistic ideas.
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What is mime?
MEDIUM- The theatrical technique of suggesting action, character, or emotion without words, using only gesture, expression, and movement.
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What is gesture?
MEDIUM-A movement of part of the body, especially a hand or the head, to express an idea or meaning:
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What is voice?
MEDIUM- Voice= tone, volume, pitch, pace & clarity.
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What is spoken language?
MEDIUM-There's a vast range of spoken language you can use in a drama. The words you choose need to be just right for the character, the setting and the situation. Here are some pointers to help you.
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MEDIUM-Masks may be single colour, painted, full-face or half-face. They are usually used in stylised work to indicate non-human characters - for example in a Greek chorus, in 'Animal Farm', or in a play with demons.

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What is masks?

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MEDIUMS-Make-up functions in different ways. Sometimes it's used to 'age' an actor, or it may indicate a fantasy character such as a fairy in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

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MEDIUM-Sound and music obviously play a crucial part in musicals, but they can also be used in other productions to.

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MEDIUM-As well as helping the actors to be seen, lighting can also indicate the time of day, or a place, and can focus audience attention on a character.

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