Principios teatrales para docentes

This study intends to give teachers tools so that they can use them as part of the activities included in a lesson plan. An analysis of the elements that make up the art of the scenic representation is also included. 1. Body expression: It’s the capacity to express emotions using body movements only...

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Main Author: Arroyo Zúñiga, R. Irene
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Facutad de Educación, Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/educacion/article/view/2024
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23369
Summary: This study intends to give teachers tools so that they can use them as part of the activities included in a lesson plan. An analysis of the elements that make up the art of the scenic representation is also included. 1. Body expression: It’s the capacity to express emotions using body movements only. 2. Vocal training: It’s the ability of projecting the voice without hurting the vocal cords. 3. Diction: It’s the correct pronunciation of words. 4. Acting: It’s the ability of creating a character from expressive resources in a natural way taking into account the students’ natural reaction. Improvisation technique: In this article, the author offers six steps that can be useful when using the theater as a didactic resource. Throughout history, the theater has been used to transmit knowledge, values, beliefs and all kinds of aspects inherent to the individual and his/ her environment. Thus, teachers must take advantage of what the theater offers.