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In today’s Cultural and Creative Arts class, We will be discussing Dance Drama and Rehearsals. We hope you enjoy the class!


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Dance is the rhythmic movement to music.

Theatrical dance

This is also referred to as a concert or performance dance. It is formally choreographed type of dance used to tell a story accompanied by mime, costume and scenery, or just dance expression interpreting the musical beat and genre.

Participatory dance: this  is a type of dance that is primarily engaged in for social interaction or exercise


Uses of Dance

  1. To interpret a genre of music
  2. To exercise
  3. To entertain
  4. To impact cultural morals
  5. To complement a cultural celebration
  6. To build confidence
  7. For fitness and health uses
  8. As a medium for competition
  9. To enact spiritual rituals
  10. To motivate team cooperation
  11. As a tool for imparting knowledge and education
  12. For the soul pleasure of the dancer




Drama is a written work of art primarily be performed on stage in front of an audience. Its enactment on stage is a collaborative and public process, involving input from producers, directors actors, designers of lighting, sound, costume, make- up and the audience. Every performance of a play or drama is different, with each involving unique interpretation of the script.

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Plot and Structure in Drama

In drama, the plot is the conceptualization, selection and arrangement of action, unified by a sense of purpose that aligns characters, storyline and theme. Drama is written in acts and scenes which emphasizes on the phases of the plot, propelled by dramatic irony or the fulfilment of a plan or action.


Drama techniques

  1. Basic role play technique
  2. Basic improvisation technique
  3. Presentation skills


Basic role-play techniques

  • Hot seating
  • Monologue
  • Exaggerated movement
  • Mime
  • Duologue


Basic improvisation techniques

  • Tableaux
  • Thought tracking
  • Makeup
  • Costume improvisation
  • Setting and location
  • Character substitution


Presentation techniques

  • Flashback
  • Flash forward
  • Sound collage
  • Symbolism
  • Slow-motion


Techniques used during drama rehearsals

  • Reading
  • Run-through
  • Inner thoughts
  • Blocking
  • Dressing
  • Masks and neutrality
  • Vocal exercise
  • Steps
  • Non-verbal communication with gestures
  • Emotional movements and expressions




We have come to the end of this class. We do hope you enjoyed the class?

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