Performing tragedy: Malvolio's revenge

The Objective for this lesson is to learn and perform an extract of Shakespeare with nuanced understanding of how to use voice and movement to communicate tragedy clearly to the audience.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does the key word pause mean?

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Q2.What does the keyword motivation mean?

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Q3.True or False: when performing Shakespeare actors try to take a breath where there is a piece of punctuation?

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Q4.Could moving across the stage be considered a gesture?

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Q5.Which one of these is not a character in Twelfth Night?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does the key word pause mean?

1/5

Q2.What does the keyword motivation mean?

2/5

Q3.True or False: when performing Shakespeare actors try to take a breath where there is a piece of punctuation?

3/5

Q4.Could moving across the stage be considered a gesture?

4/5

Q5.Which one of these is not a character in Twelfth Night?

5/5

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Performing tragedy: Malvolio’s revenge

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which one of these is NOT considered to be part of your use of voice?

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Q2.Which one of these is NOT considered to be part of your use of movement?

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Q3.When you speak loudly on stage, is that increasing your pace or volume?

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Q4.When you look another actor directly in the eyes, is that considered making eye contact or making a gesture?

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Q5.Why is Malvolio's plot in Twelfth Night considered a tragedy?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Performing tragedy: Malvolio’s revenge

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which one of these is NOT considered to be part of your use of voice?

1/5

Q2.Which one of these is NOT considered to be part of your use of movement?

2/5

Q3.When you speak loudly on stage, is that increasing your pace or volume?

3/5

Q4.When you look another actor directly in the eyes, is that considered making eye contact or making a gesture?

4/5

Q5.Why is Malvolio's plot in Twelfth Night considered a tragedy?

5/5

Lesson summary: Performing tragedy: Malvolio's revenge

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Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Walk

On the spot:
Chair yoga

This was the final lesson in the unit Acting Shakespeare: Twelfth Night.

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