Creative Process: Building Backbone
The full version of this topic will be available soon.
This resource offers a detailed look behind the curtain of an award-winning contemporary performance. The director and artists in Gravity & Other Myths share the process of creation, the challenges and the meaning.
By watching the show, a documentary series and the included process notes, students will be able to better understand and design their own creative process.
This is for teachers who are guiding their students through a devising process or a study of the elements of theatre. These are the secrets of Backbone...
7 - 12
Area of interest
Drama & Theatre
Type of learning
In-Class or Online Adaptable
- Identification and analysis of dramatic conventions, choreographic and production choices made in contemporary physical theatre.
- Increased theatrical vocabulary.
- Understanding of the creative process of performance making.
This resource takes a universal design approach and encourages links between the performance, the concepts and student exploration broadly and/or specifically as directed by teachers. It is adaptable for year level or purpose.
The free sample of this topic aims to introduce students to the process of performance creation.
The full version is a comprehensive resource on creative process and an insight into GOM's unique creative methods.
|Creative & Abstract Thinking|
|Investigation into GOM’s Creative Process|
|Access to a scene from Backbone|
|Exercises on Creative Process|
|Information on Creating a Production Schedule|
|GOM's five-stage Metaphor for Creating Work|
|Insight into Creative Challenges|
|Full Length Video of Backbone|