Narrating is what you do when you’re giving a spoken commentary on the action taking place during a drama. It’s a useful technique when you want to inform the audience of what is happening.
- Explorative strategies, drama medium, elements of drama and drama texts
- Documentary response, activities and examples
- Devised performance, scripted performance, performance support and tips
- Image galleries for costume, wigs, make-up, expressions and characters
- Drama WJEC
- Devised performance, performance from a text, written paper, galleries
Drama – Explorative strategies
Your drama practical work and Documentary Response will require you to demonstrate a variety of explorative strategiesto show that you have fully explored the character, scene or stimuli you’ve been working on.
This Revision Bite will define the eight explorative strategies you should know.
Video examples of each explorative strategy can be found on each page of this Revision Bite.
Why a still image? What does it add to a drama?
Just like a photograph, a still image can be examined closely, and the audience can note body language, facial expressions orproxemics to give clues as to the situation or the people within the situation at that moment.