exploring and experiencing a range of roles and situations that they initiate and develop
making improvisations that explore issues and ideas using empathy
using elements of drama and the principles of stories to shape improvisations to communicate their intentions as drama makers, for example, establishing time and place and the roles and characters in the drama
experimenting with tension, and creating dramatic meaning to sustain improvisations and process dramas
Considering viewpoints – forms and elements: For example – How did the drama begin? Develop? Conclude? How did the performers vary their voices, movement and gestures to create and share believable characters? How are elements of drama such as role, situation, time and place part of the action? How is the dramatic tension developed in the drama?