Carlong Theatre Arts for CSEC with SBA, Study Guide & Exercises

Carlong Theatre Arts for CSEC with SBA, Study Guide & Exercises

Level: Secondary

Series Title: Carlong . . . for CSEC . . .

Subject: Drama

ISBN: 978 976 638 118 9

Pages: 244

Age Group: 14 - 17 years

Published: 2013

The study of Theatre Arts caters to the whole person. It helps to develop self-discipline, creativity, self-confidence and the ability to work well with others. The benefits gained can be transferred to all other areas of study! Carlong Theatre Arts for CSEC With SBA, Study Guide and Exercises (With DVD) has been written to fulfil this philosophy behind the study of theatre arts.

Examination Focus

This book is designed as a two-year programme to help students understand and prepare for the CSEC theate arts examination.

Organization of the text

The book is organized into six sections as follows:
Section 1: The CSEC Theatre Arts Examination
Section 2: Why Theatre Arts?
Section 3: The SBAs
Section 4: Some Caribbean Cultural Forms
Section 5: The Practicals: Drama, Dance, Stage Crafts
Section 6: The Written Examination

It also has a glossary and an index.


Keith Noel
distinguished educator and successful textbook author. He is a former high school principal and teacher of English and Drama at the secondary level. He also served as Assistant Chief Examiner for CSEC English B. He is a respected theatre director.
Cheryl Ryman
a former practitioner, is one of the Caribbean's leading dance researchers.
Alafia Noel
is a creative and dynamic theatre arts teacher.

Key Features

  • Detailed overview of the CSEC theatre arts examination
  • Section on the importance of the study of theatre arts
  • Detailed guidance and assistance in doing the SBA projects
  • Much needed and scarce information on the Caribbean cultural forms that are a significant part of the course
  • Step-by-step guidance in preparing for and executing the practical examinations
  • Valuable tips and guidance given as students are taken through the process of answering examination questions
  • Glossary - of words, phrases and theatre terms highlighted in the book
  • Index
  • A sample examination paper
  • Quick quizzes
  • Attractive layout and full-colour photographs