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Order in the Chaos
by Danielle Mackenzie

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".

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AS Drama and Theatre Studies (Edexcel) (Members) £18.99 £18.04

AS Drama and Theatre Studies (Edexcel) (Members)

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:

  • overviews of specification and assessment requirements
  • written and practical exercises
  • tips from a Chief Examiner
  • extension exercises to stretch the more able student
  • worked examples to illustrate best practice
  • a glossary of useful words and terms.

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.

Contents
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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A2 Drama and Theatre Studies (Edexcel) A2 Drama and Theatre Studies (Edexcel) (£18.99)
by Alan Perks and Jacqueline Porteous
Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 978-0-415-43661-8
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Advanced Drama & Theatre Studies (2nd Edition) (Members) Advanced Drama & Theatre Studies (2nd Edition) (Members) (£21.99 £20.89)
by Jonothan Neelands and Warwick Dobson
Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 978-0-340-97262-5
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Edexcel AS Drama Study Guide (2nd Edition) (Members) Edexcel AS Drama Study Guide (2nd Edition) (Members) (£19.95 £19.00)
by Max Harvey and Nigel Williams
Rhinegold Education
ISBN: 978-1-906178-37-6
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A full day's workshop with the renowned physical theatre company on Saturday 8th July: 10am-5pm at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Frantic Assembly is a recommended theatre company on Edexcel, WJEC and AQA Syllabuses.
This popular workshop is booking fast and places are strictly limited so book now to secure your place.
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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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