DUE DATE: Tuesday January 24, 2011

Introduction

For the successful completion of this course, a minimum mark of 52% must be achieved in all three strands, the Creative Process, Reflecting Responding and Analysing, and Foundations. You need to successfully complete all three tasks for the completion of this culminating activity. Failure to complete all three components may result in a grade less than 52%.

Requirements of the Portfolio

1
Title Page & Duotang
2
Creating and Presenting
  • Reader’s theatre performance January 24, 2012. In pairs, present a 5 – 10 minute reader’s theatre performance. You will be given a script or you can choose your own. Please seek approval for your script before you begin rehearsing. Be sure to include at least three of the components covered in class this semester.
ü Tableaux
ü Stock characters
ü Character development
ü Enhanced Story telling
ü Blocking
ü Lighting
ü Use of expression
ü Body language/gestures
3
Reflecting, Responding and Analysing (1 – 2 pages typed and double spaced)

  1. What do you believe was the most important turning point or artistic experience you encountered during our performance?
  2. The ways that I can effectively respond to challenges of performing, practicing, and commitments at school and at home are...
  3. The areas of performing either on stage that I feel confident about are...
  4. With respect to our performance and performance preparation, I feel I need to improve my ability to...
  5. The most challenging aspect of participating in the dramatic arts program this semester has been ...
  6. One important thing that I learned about myself during this course is...
4
Foundations
In paragraph form, answer ONE of the following questions
  • Justify why teamwork and cooperation is essential to success in drama. Explain
  • Define the safe, ethical and responsible practices of performing, and participating in the dramatic arts.



Culminating Rubric
Category
Level Four
Level Three
Level Two
Level One
Insufficient
KU
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of creative process
Demonstrates considerable knowledge of creative process
Demonstrates adequate knowledge of creative process
Demonstrates limited knowledge of creative process
Demonstrates insufficient knowledge of creative process
TI
Formulates an insightful personal reflection that meaningfully addresses participation in the creative process
Integrates insightful and engaging supporting explanations of experiences
Formulates a reasonable personal reflection that meaningfully addresses participation in the creative process
Integrates considerable and convincing supporting explanations of experiences
Formulates a personal reflection that somewhat meaningfully addresses participation in the creative process
Provides some supporting explanation of experiences, but is occasionally vague or inappropriate
Formulates a personal reflection that addresses participation in the creative process in a limited fashion
Provides limited supporting explanation of experiences which is frequently vague or inappropriate
Formulates a personal reflection that insufficiently addresses participation in the creative process
Provides inadequate, inaccurate, or irrelevant supporting explanation of experiences
A
Applies knowledge and concepts with thorough understanding and effectiveness.
Performance is well rehearsed, two or more dramatic elements clearly presented with a high degree of effectiveness.
Applies knowledge and concepts with considerable understanding and effectiveness.
Performance is well rehearsed, two or more dramatic elements clearly presented with considerable effectiveness.
Applies knowledge and concepts with some understanding and effectiveness.
Performance is well rehearsed, two or more dramatic elements clearly presented with some effectiveness.
Applies knowledge and concepts with minimal understanding and effectiveness.
Performance is well rehearsed, two or more dramatic elements clearly presented with minimal effectiveness.
Applies knowledge and concepts with insufficient understanding and effectiveness.
Performance needs more rehearsal and more than one dramatic element is required.
COMM
Communicates with superior sense of audience and purpose
Very few Major/minor sentence errors interfere with expression of ideas
Communicates with considerable sense of audience and purpose
Few major/minor sentence errors do not interfere with expression of ideas
Communicates with adequate sense of audience and purpose
Several major/minor sentence errors occasionally interfere with expression of ideas
Communicates with limited sense of audience and purpose
Major/minor sentence errors frequently interfere with expression of ideas
Communicates with insufficient sense of audience and purpose
Numerous major/minor sentence errors interfere significantly with expression of ideas