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2 Points

To unlock this badge you will need to enact a role, considering how each embodied moment enables the central moment of the drama to be explored.

You will need to demonstrate the following within your enactment:

Explore Meaning

  • Your role play adheres to the given circumstances of the situation.
  • Your role play explores the character’s objective/s fully.
  • Your role play demonstrates an exploration of the social situation of the character.
  • Your role play seeks to resonate with the central moment of the drama, even if the improvisation is not the central moment itself.
  • Your role play contains significant dramatic action that seeks to explore the relationship between at least two character.
  • Your role play must make deliberate use of action to uncover meaning in the social situation the character finds himself in.
  • Any rehearsal time is focussed on ‘being’ and doing rather than discussing and planning.

Transmit Meaning

  • You must remain fully engaged with the fictional world.
  • There is a clear sense that you are responding to the demands of the role ‘in the moment’, rather than preparing a polished performance for an audience.
  • Your role play responds to the situation truthfully.
  • Your role play must have a clear central dramatic action.
  • The attitudes you adopt within your role play are communicated clearly through:
    • the register of your language;
    • the use of body language;
    • the use of dramatic action.
  • Your actions are coherent with the situation, taking into account status, social conventions and cultural codes.
  • Your role contributes to the creation of tension.

Deconstruct Meaning

  • You are able to describe how you adapted your body language, actions and language and what this uncovered about the society in which the drama takes place.
  • You are able to consider why the character behaved in this way and how it has developed our understanding of them in their world.
  • You are able to consider how the outcome of the event might affect the character’s future behaviour.
  • You are able to comment on how the context of the character (social, political, economical etc.) affected your role.
  • You are able to describe and explain how the role play uncovers meaning in the central moment of the play. These may be in the form of questions about the world around you.
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