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Committing involves accepting the dramatic framework and the limits of the role and situation and agreeing to function within it. Here, group members are recognizing the power of the role and the freedom that each player has to change directions, but always understanding that there will be complications and implications for those choices. Participants at this stage are prepared to express attitudes and ideas that are appropriate within the context of a role. Commitment in dramatic process is demonstrated by a high level of absorption in the work.
The second challenge an applied drama facilitator will face is how to maintain a balance between the aesthetic experience of dramatic art and instrumental (or practical) concerns. The field of applied drama is filled with instrumental and practical issues that are the foundation of the work (HIV/AIDS education, diversity training, domestic abuse policing, and so on). In the face of these real-life topics, how can an artistic process maintain its integrity? As noted earlier, it is crucial that an applied drama facilitator be grounded in the The work in drama operates like a art form of drama.
G. the way in which the coffee is poured and sipped). The guiding question is always “Why are we doing this? ”; the multiple answers will provide new focus for participants as they move forward in dramatic process. Contrast Dramatic contrast involves the playing off of one or more element/s against another. This means that facilitators create opportunity for dramas to contain both serious and comic elements and verbal and non-verbal portrayals. But it also means that drama often moves from one state of being to another more contrasting one.