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VCE Drama - Expressive Skills
Terms in this set (4)
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Articulation: Using the mouth, tongue and lips to create and shape sounds
Projection: The point of focus for where the voice goes in the performance space
Delivery: Varying the performance with dynamics and expression
Breathing: Ability to control breath and use it to create sound, pitch and clarity
Pace - How fast or slow the sound is
Rhythm - The pattern in which sounds are repeated
Pitch - How high or low the sound is
Volume - How loud or soft the sound is
Pauses - Breaks or silences between sounds
Emphasis - The stress placed on certain words or sounds
Tone - The emotion or attitude behind the meaning of words or sounds
Ambiguous noises: Strange and non-human sounds created for effect or setting a scene (soundscape)
Silence - The absence of sound which can often be more important than the use of it
Movements made by the actor/s on stage which contribute to character or action. Includes gait (the style of walk) and posture. When analysing or describing movement, make sure you are specific about how the movement is created.
A movement with a symbolic meaning and incorporating body language. When analysing or describing gesture, make sure you are specific about how the gesture is created.
Facial expression ES
When analysing or describing facial expression, make sure you are specific in how the face physically creates the expression.
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