Drama therapy is the intentional use of theatre processes to promote personal integration and healing (Jennings, 2013) III. A combination of psychology and theatre, drama therapy uses theatre and personal expression to deal with the inner psyche of psychologically affected patients (Let me start by telling you a bit more about what are some of the techniques used in drama therapy: _Preview___) Body – (include citations of sources) I. There are some core techniques which are commonly used in drama therapy to help patients to connect with their emotions (Langley, 2006) a. Dramatic projection: the process of selecting aspects of self and using drama therapy to change his perspective of the situation b. Embodiment: using one’s physique to describe his or her own emotion. i.
“Places, everyone!” Drama is an exciting, emotional, and unexpected series of events or set of circumstances. Through vibrant graphics and intricate plots, Raina Telgemeier encaptures all of this in her graphic novel, Drama. Drama is filled with many ups and downs, but the protagonist, Callie, overcomes numerous challenges with heroism and the help of her friends. From her middle school musical to boy trouble, Callie realizes that all drama isn’t that bad. Raina Telgemeier’s Drama should be included in the Little Free Library due to its heroic lessons, Telgemeier’s confidence boldness in attempting to socially broaden the minds of young readers, and its established popularity.
The objects teaching drama is to introduce its genre, the action part to the audience by the characters through a dialogue and to explain its intensity. It further explains the intensity and density of the story that will hold social relevance, psychological impressions, historical significance and other literary implications. What is drama: Drama is an aesthetic discipline which possesses its own body of knowledge, namely, the art of the theatre, at the centre of which lies active communication. This communication in Drama is achieved through the use of role play and the simulation of human behaviour. As an art form, however, it is unique in that it embraces many facets of other visual and performing arts.
Oxford dictionary defines the word “play” in relation to theatre as “a dramatic composition which is represented or performed in a theatrical performance or film” . Also known as drama, a play is principally meant to be performed on stage rather than be read as it brings a more active form of presentation. It also “provides an extra dimension of dynamism as the readers can visualise the characters enacting the dialogue and action of the play while the audience can see the actors perform live on stage” (Tutorial notes-Unit 1, 2017). As a short story or novel, a play especially tragedy, according to Aristotle (384-322 BC) contained six vital elements. It includes (in order of importance) the plot, character, theme, language, rhythm and spectacle .
1. INTRODUCTION A play where children create and act the roles are defined as dramatic play. It is when they play or act the roles out of reality and become someone or anything that different from themselves. Children that are growing up like to play dramatic play and roles and pretend be someone else like superheroes, doctor or anything that they like and dramatize the situations and also will did the action to play along with the roles that they played. At first they will imitate one or two actions but as time passing they will expand their roles by creating several actions relevant to the role they are playing.
1) Creative Drama in the Classroom According to Annarella (1992), creative drama can help students to create unique thinking skills, inventive creativity, and cognitive thinking skills. Also, it can stimulate the development of oral and written communication skills. The author expresses that if creative drama use in a social context, it can demonstrate the student the way to be empathetic to the needs of others and thus the student should be better able to form a value judgment. Creative drama is a holistic approach to academic learning. In the article, there are some non-threatening exercises and examples about how to use creative drama in the classroom.
Drama is one of the three super-genres that is claimed to be successful through performance. Drama comes alive through the motion and movement and thus is meant to function this way. However, drama through text and reading is more powerful through the literary elements than performance. In the play “Cat on A Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams the play touches themes such as lies, secrets, homosexuality and love. Brick and Maggie are in a marriage that is only for appearance.
Metatheatre will be distinguished as theatre that is self-aware whereas Metadrama will be considered as drama that is self-aware; theatre being the art form and drama being the form of writing. The two will be considered separately as metatheatre pertains more towards the performance, actor’s choices, production, sound, lighting, etc. and metadrama pertains towards the written word, the script and the playwright. At times, this distinction will blur, but for the most part these two worlds can exist as separate
Drama can, for the most part, be classified as either tragedy or comedy. The conventions of tragedy and comedy, such as the tragedy in Oedipus Rex and the comedy in The Taming of the Shrew, can shape the way the play is developed. Thorough analysis can reveal these dramas to be discussions of human experience. As Laurence Olivier once said: “The office of drama is to exercise, possibly exhaust, human emotions. The purpose of comedy is to tickle those emotions into an expression of light relief; of tragedy, to wound them and bring relief of tears.
The practice of poetry and fiction bear good fruits. Drama was not a regular practice. It is only in the last few decades Indian English Drama started blossoming. Drama is one of the important branch of literature. It is meant to be performed on the stage.