Module 5: Elements of Performance


Learning Objectives

By the end of this Learning Module you should be able to:

  1. Explain the major elements of performance and how they contribute to or detract from bringing a story alive.
  2. Analyze a performance to identify important elements.
  3. Differentiate between the theatrical experiences of reading a play and seeing one performed.

Module Instructions

  1. Read through the Learning Material in this module and interact with the media as it is presented to you.
  2. Complete the Learning Activities listed within the module content
  3. View your classmates posts in the Canvas Discussion Forums.

Key Terms and Concepts

  • character
  • idea
  • style
  • design
  • conventions
  • acting
  • audience