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This guide provides resources for the Solo Theatre Piece (Task 1) external assessment for IB Theatre.

Introduction to the IB Theatre Solo Theatre Piece

This guide provides resources for the Solo Theatre Piece, External Assessment (Task 1) for IB Theatre. On this page, see:

IB Resources for Task 1: Solo Theatre Piece

Information on WSA databases:

Digital Theatre Plus - Research theorists here!
Theatre and Dance Resources on Artstor

Examples of assessed student work:

Example 1 - report, video, assessment
     Theorist: Robert Lepage
     Aspect of theory:
Use of multimedia
Example 2 - report, video, assessment
     Theorist: 
Konstantin Stanislavsky
     Aspect of theory:
Emotion Memory

Example 3 - report, video, assessment
     Theorist: Augusto Boal
     Aspect of theory:
Newspaper Theatre
Example 4 - report, video, assessment
     Theorist: 
Steven Berkoff
     Aspect of theory:
Choral Movement and
          Use of Voice

See other pages in this guide for help with aspects of the Solo Theatre Piece:

Definitions
An Example: Theatre Based on Theory

Theorists
How to Create a Solo Theatre Performance
Other Resources
Evaluating the Presentation

For help with your research and writing, see:

NoodleTools
Annotated Bibliography
MLA Parenthetical and in-text Citations

Example 1 - Theorist: Robert Lepage

Solo theatre piece, example 1 - theorist: Robert LepageTheorist: Robert Lepage

Aspect of theory: Use of multimedia

Example 2 - Theorist: Konstantin Stanislavsky

Example 2, Solo theatre piece - Theorist: Konstantin Stanislavsky

Theorist: Konstantin Stanislavsky

Aspect of theory: Emotion memory

IB Resources for Task 1: Solo Theatre Piece

Example 3 - Theorist: Augusto Boaz

Solo Theatre Piece, Example 3 - Theorist: Augusto BoazTheorist: Augusto Boal

Aspect of theory: Newspaper Theatre

Example 4 - Theorist: Steven Berkoff

Solo Theatre Piece, Example 4 - Theorist: Steven BerkoffTheorist: Steven Berkoff

Aspect of theory: Choral Movement and Use of Voice

Theatre and Dance Resources on Artstor

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Find books, digital resources (ebooks), WebPath Express websites, and Open Educational Resources (OER).

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DT+ - Research Theorists Here!

Digital Theatre Plus has streaming video of theatre performances, but there's so much more! You'll find video, audio, and full text articles on Plays & Productions, Practice & Practitioners, and Theory & Criticism.  

When searching Plays & Productions use these limiters to narrow your results list:

  • Form - Theatre, Musical Theatre, Film, Opera, Dance, Music,  or Contemporary Performances
  • Genre - Comedy, Drama, History, Romance, Satire, Tragedy, or Tragicomedy
  • Resource Type - Audio Theatre, Biography, Documentary, Essay, Interview, Lecture, Play Text, Practical Guide, Production, Study Guide, or Workshop

When searching Practice & Practitioners use these limiters to narrow your results list:

  • Role - Academic, Actor, Arts Manager, Choreographer, Composer, Designer, Director, Dramaturg, Educator, Musician, Producer, Scenographer, Stage Manager, Technician, or Writer
  • Form of Practice - Acting, Adaptation, Biography, Characterization, Costuming, Design, Devising, Directing, Education, Improvisation, Interpretation, Language, Lighting, Makeup, Movement, Music, Producing, Rehearsal, Research, Scenography, Set, Staging, Sound, Teaching, Training, Voice or Writing
  • Resource Type - Documentary, Interview, Lecture, Masterclass, Production, or Workshop

When searching Theory & Criticism use these limiters to narrow your results list:

  • Theme - Text & Interpretation, Science & Environment, Race & Ethnicity, Collaboration & Community, Audience & Spectatorship, Gender & Sexuality, History & Society, Nation & Migration, Identity & Biography, or Adaptation & Translation
  • Movement/Style - Absurdism, Applied Theatre, Classical, Commedia Dell'arte, Epic, Expressionism, Farce, Immersive, Intercultural, Medieval, Melodrama, Modernism, Naturalism, Nineteenth Century, Pantomime, Physical, Political, Poor Theatre, Popular, Post Modernism, Postdramatic, Realism, Renaissance, Restoration, Romanticism, Site-Specific, Symbolism, Theatre of Cruelty, Twentieth Century, Twenty-First Century, Verbatim
  • Resource Type - Audio Theatre, Biography, Concise Introduction, Director Notebooks, Essay, Guide, Interview, Lecture, Panel Discussion, Playlist, Practical Guide, Review, Revision Guide, Study Guide, or Teacher Toolkit

Use the

DT+ INTERACTIVE SUBJECT CATALOGUE

to quickly find key resources in a variety of categories.  Once at the main catalogue page, click the topic areas for a snapshot of related resources and click through for previews of each piece of content.  (You will need to login with user ID and password to see the catalogue.)

Digital Theatre Plus Interactive Subject CatalogueDigital Theatre Plus Interactive Subject Catalogue

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