There are many ways of finding ideas for creating drama. You can use scripts, themes and characters from exisiting plays or use other stimuli such as music, poetry and artefacts.
What's the first thing you should do when using a script as stimulus?
Do some research on the internet to find out as much as you can about the play
Read the script
Look at the cast list and decide who should play who
What is a theme?
A running idea that is present throughout the work
The storyline of the play
The main character of a play
What is meant by brainstorming ideas?
Researching ideas and bringing your findings back to the group
Getting rid of the ideas that won't work
Sharing all your responses to the stimulus and recording and discussing them
What is off the text work?
Improvising or creating work connected with the script but not using the words of the text
Getting the script up and on its feet
Adding a new ending to an existing script
Who wrote the musical play, Blood Brothers?
Which explorative strategy involves questioning an actor in role?
Why are monologues useful?
They make sure that everybody has plenty of lines
They explain feelings and events from a character's point of view for the audience
They give the other actors a rest
What's the name of the musical based upon Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet?
West Side Story
Guys and Dolls
Which of the following would not be given as a piece of stimulus for creating drama?
A piece of music
What is a mind map?
A diagram that helps you capture ideas when brainstorming
A chart that focuses on the character’s frame of mind
A term used for a diagram noting a character’s motivation