Good Masters and Sweet Ladies, we are now on our journey to performance! All students have chosen and been assigned their first monologue. We spent time in class introducing some drama warm-up exercises to practice projection and enunciation and then students broke into pairs to work on developing the first few lines or stanzas of their piece.
We specifically worked on developing the characters - what is the character's personality and physical appearance? How would they stand, gesture, sit, walk, and speak? Each student had an opportunity to perform the first few lines of their monologue at the end of class to illustrate their interpretation and ideas.
For homework this week (please read carefully - there are many items and we have much to do!):