Preparing a role for performance

In this lesson, students will look at vocal and physical performance techniques and apply these to their performance, and if possible, ask someone to film them performing their monologue. They will watch their monologue back and evaluate their performance.

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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 are vocal skills?

1/5

Q2.What is body language?

2/5

Q3.Why might you use thought tracking in your devised performance?

3/5

Q4.What can eye contact be used for in your performance?

4/5

Q5.Can a devised performance have a script?

5/5

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:

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 are vocal skills?

1/5

Q2.What is body language?

2/5

Q3.Why might you use thought tracking in your devised performance?

3/5

Q4.What can eye contact be used for in your performance?

4/5

Q5.Can a devised performance have a script?

5/5

Video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.

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:

Preparing a role for performance

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

Q1.How can pause be a useful device in a monologue?

1/5

Q2.Why is it important to plan your movement and body language?

2/5

Q3.What is the purpose of stage directions in a script?

3/5

Q4.What does "PPPTV" stand for in vocal skills?

4/5

Q5.Why is it important to vary tone of voice?

5/5

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:

Preparing a role for performance

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

Q1.How can pause be a useful device in a monologue?

1/5

Q2.Why is it important to plan your movement and body language?

2/5

Q3.What is the purpose of stage directions in a script?

3/5

Q4.What does "PPPTV" stand for in vocal skills?

4/5

Q5.Why is it important to vary tone of voice?

5/5

Lesson summary: Preparing a role for performance

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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:
Dance

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