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Task 4: Collaborative project (SL and HL)
35% (SL) 25% (HL)
In the Library
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by
Publication Date: 2012-04-26
The Art of Theatre by
Publication Date: 2012-01-01
Publication Date: 2012-01-03
The Poetics of Stage Space by
Publication Date: 2013-05-06
The Theatre Student by
Publication Date: 1971-06-01
On Theatre and the Art of Acting by
Publication Date: 2004-12-01
The Arrival by
Publication Date: 2007-10-01
Inspirational Articles and Theatre Companies
Complicite’s Catherine Alexander on theatre exercises
Catherine Alexander shares advice for devising work.
Tangled Feet are a physical theatre ensemble dedicated to devising original, accessible and innovative work.
13 Innovative Physical Theater Companies
Here are 13 companies producing physical theater all over the world.
Red Leap Theatre Company
Red Leap are passionate about innovative and unforgettable theatrical experiences. With collaboration at the heart of our work, we create, tour and teach in the quest to deliver the exhilaration of leaping to both our artists and audiences.
The Paper Birds
"The Paper Birds strive to create and share devised work that is important; work that is culturally, socially and politically observational and conversationally urgent." Look at their rehearsal photos in gallery and production photos to see inspired approaches to set design and performance style
Your drama practical work and devised performance report will require you to demonstrate a variety of explorative strategies to show that you have fully explored the character, scene, style or stimuli you've been working on.
This website will define the eight explorative strategies you should know.
HSC Group Performance: The Process
Checklists to define the play building process.
Devised theatre: ten tips for a truly creative collaboration
Do your research, don’t obsess over plot and set aside time early on to explore everyone’s personal objectives for making the piece
From the National Theatre in England, read about devising theatre and using multimedia. "A devised piece of theatre usually emerges from a collaborating group of artists, through a process of creative play, using a variety of stimulus."
Devising and Physical Theatre
Pilar Orti talks about how you can devise (create theatre from an idea) using physical theatre. How do you find stimulus for a piece, explore that stimulus physically, and (most importantly) how to fail when you create. “If you don’t fail you don’t discover.”
Red Leap Theatre's production of THE ARRIVAL by Shaun Tan
Citing Your Sources
You must acknowledge your sources of information by properly citing them in MLA format. Below is a list of sources that you can refer to when making your reference list. Please contact the library should you require further assistance.