Evaluate your performance and discuss the different themes and issues explored highlighting the different drama conventions used.

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This section of our drama work centred on a mystery bag, we made various scenes and sketches about it, this acted as preparation for our final piece. Our first lessons work with the bag was brainstorming its possible owners, uses and just using imagination to create some sense of mystery about the bag.

When then, in subsequent lessons had to create short plays about possible owners and uses of the bag, and also how it had come to different people. Among these one of the plays I performed was of a lawyer, losing the bag containing all of his important papers etc, for this short scene we had to find and bring in a piece of music to accompany it.

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Another thing we did that incorporated the bag was a set of five still images depicting an action scene that focused on the bag, for this we also used music to help create a certain atmosphere. All of this work was groundwork for our final piece, our guidelines were as follows:

Make a five – ten minute play about the bag that incorporates a piece of music and one or more drama conventions.

In planning our play we brainstormed and developed different ideas, and then picked the one we thought that we could act out best and ...

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