This guide provides resources for the Solo Theatre Piece, External Assessment (Task 1) for IB Theatre. On this page, see:
Information on WSA databases:
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:
For help with your research and writing, see:
Task 1: (Solo theatre piece) (HL only) "requires students to create a fully produced piece of theatre based on theatre theory. Students submit a report (maximum 3,000 words) which includes their research into and understandings of the theorist, the theory and the context of the theorist’s work. It also records their practical explorations of the selected aspect(s) of theory, the development of the solo theatre piece and evaluation of the theatre piece and its implications on their learning in theatre." - IB Theatre Guide, First assessment 2017, p. 33.
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