Movement and Non-verbal communication ATAR DRAMA
Terms in this set (10)
pattern of effort and commitment used in the creation of movement and non-verbal communication
the shape and adjustment of face including eyes and eyebrows, mouth, jaw and head position
impression of character and/or attitudes conveyed in the manner in which an actor walks and moves in the space
movement of parts of the body that communicate meaning. Often involves arm and hand movements such as indicating, waving or beckoning but can include shrugging of the shoulders, winking eyes etc.
Posture and Body Alignment
position of the body and sense of shape of the spine when standing or sitting to create role and character
manipulation of the physical and emotional spaces between actors and between stage and audience
Adds meaning to the dramatic action
overall pattern or impression created by the body including use of symmetry and asymmetry as well as the control of the alignment of parts of the body
use of the region immediately around the performer's body in all directions (kinesphere) and through the performance area (dynamosphere)
variation and adjustment of the tempo and rhythm of movement
adjustment of movement to create a sense of force or, as in mime.
heaviness of an object either seen or unseen by the audience