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Characterisation Techniques Vocabulary (Use it or lose it)
A Definition… Characterisation is the process of developing a role into a character. When creating a character, thought should be given to developing appropriate and distinctive language, voice and movement characteristics. Theatre arts – Costume, Make-up and Props can be utilised to present a character. Techniques to investigate and develop character include:-
Role-play A means of exploring attitudes and beliefs
Improvisation Exploring how a character would act and react in a variety of situations
Character Card Detailed information about a character
Writing-in-role Writing a diary/letter etc from perspective of character.