Wakefield City Academy

Wakefield City Academy

A culture of excellence
“An Outstanding School” Ofsted 2004/05, 2007/08 & 2012/13

Drama

  Year 7

 Baseline Assessment

 ‘The Twits’ – key skills and conventions

 Chorus – importance of chorus in musicals and large scale theatre performance

 Greek Theatre – origins, stage direction and layout of a script

 Structure – devising a piece of drama

  Year 8

 ‘Hope Street’ – improvisation techniques

  Commedia – mask work and characters in masks

  Mime/silent movie – developing mime skills and art of non-verbal communication

  Physical theatre – style and techniques

  Devising – developing an original piece of theatre

  Year 9

  “Mugged” – understanding of context, characters and performance

  Fight choreography – art of hand to hand stage combat

  Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet

  Devising – creating an original piece of drama

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