Melodrama characterisation

Secondary KLA:
Creative Arts
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10

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Melodrama characterisation

© State of New South Wales, Department of Education.

Discover the dramatic form and acting styles of melodrama through the exploration of stock characters and how to act in a melodrama style with large emotions and gestures. Perform various characters through a scripted performance.

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACADRM047) Improvise with the elements of drama and narrative structure to develop ideas, and explore subtext to shape devised and scripted drama

(ACADRM048) Manipulate combinations of the elements of drama to develop and convey the physical and psychological aspects of roles and characters consistent with intentions in dramatic forms and performance styles

(ACADRM051) Perform devised and scripted drama making deliberate artistic choices and shaping design elements to unify dramatic meaning for an audience

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
Audience:
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Drama (Arts), Acting, Characters (Acting)
Activities:
Interactives, Oral activity, Practical activity, Roleplay
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Thursday, 15 October 2020

Resource ID: 90563967-3fd6-48d3-9816-0e0eed8dd163