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This new practical resource book by Danielle Mackenzie published by London Drama provides teachers with seven exciting units of work and materials designed for the GCSE Edexcel Drama Examintion, New Specification, helping to organise "Order" in all that potential "Chaos".
Published as a downloadable E-Book.
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AS Drama and Theatre Studies (Edexcel) (Members) £18.99 £18.04
AS Drama and Theatre Studies: The Essential Introduction for Edexcel is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the new specification. The textbook covers all aspects of the AS year in depth, from exploring play texts to demonstrating skills in performance and theatre design. The detailed guidance and classroom-friendly features include:
Written by a Chief Examiner and a Principal Moderator, this authoritative book offers a wealth of informed and supportive exercises to ensure that students reach their maximum potential.
Alan Perks is Chief Examiner for Edexcel's A Level Drama and Theatre Studies specification. Alan regularly works with students and teachers across the key stages on individual projects and long term drama strategies. He also teaches across the age ranges, including the A Level course, part-time in a school in Derbyshire.
Jacqueline Porteous is a Principal Moderator for Edexcel's A Level Drama and Theatre Studies specification, and has over 20 years of teaching experience in the discipline. She currently teaches the A Level course and leads a Performing Arts Faculty.
List of Illustrations. Acknowledgements
Part 1: Getting Started 1. Introduction 2. Making Good Use of this Textbook 3. Theatrical Timeline 4. Two Golden Rules 5. Who Are They? Examiners and Moderators Unmasked 6. A Final Few Words Before You Get Started
Part 2: Unit 1 – Exploration of Drama and Theatre 7. Overview of Unit 1 8. Practical Exploration 9. Exploration Notes 10. Exploration of Live Theatre
Part 3: Unit 2 – Theatre Text In Performance 11. Overview of Unit 2 12. Section A and B: Performers 13. Group Performance 14. Section A and B: Designers 15. The Written Concept
Part 4: Moving On 16. Looking Ahead to the A2 Year. Glossary of Useful Words and Phrases. Further Reading, Viewing and Useful Websites. Index
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STEP is a borough-wide partnership linking the theatre community and education and youth sector in the London Borough of Southwark. STEP aims to equalise, extend and deepen the theatre and drama experience of all young people living in Southwark through the development of strategic partnerships between schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations. STEP's objective is to work closely with Southwark schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations to develop creative approaches to learning and provide innovative projects which stimulate children and young people's personal development and contribute to their educational attainment.
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