Sunday, November 07, 2010

Creative Drama Fall Session

Creative Drama Collective Tale:

Opens with the King (Morgan) and Evil Queen (Sonia) fighting, the Evil Queen hands the king a mask. The King takes it and then banishes her from the kingdom and throws the mask after her. End Scene.

Next: An old lady (Mary?) is walking along when all of a sudden a monster (Macy) attacks and captures her. While the monsters back is turned the old lady uses her magic to escape and attempts to run away. The monster sees her and a battle of magic begins between the two. The monster pushes the old women to the back of it's lair, when it seems the monster has won the old women grabs her cane and bashes the monster over the head. The monster falls down stunned, the old lady then uses her magic to remove the curse that has fallen on the monster. The monster wakes up and is transformed into a young girl. The old lady beckons the girl to follow her and the two begin their journey to the king by walking on water.

Meanwhile: The Evil Queen is bored and is playing with her servant, she tosses the mask and makes her servant bring it back. The Evil Queen then notices the Old Lady and Young girl on her river. She stops them and only lets them proceed when they take the mask and promise to bring it to the king. As they walk away the Evil Queen's servant tries to tell them something but is stopped by the Evil Queen. The Old Lady and Young Girl continue their journey until the end of the river where they stop to rest.

At the Kingdom: The princess goes to see her father to ask if she can Play with her 3 pet birds. Her father says no and sends her to her room, the princess runs away crying. The Princess best Friend gets up and is soon called by the king, she goes to him and he banishes her before she even gets the chance to bow. The girl runs away crying into the forest, where she is stabbed and killed by one of the Kings men. She lets out a terrifying scream as she dies.
The Princess hears her friend scream, she calls her birds and they go off running to the forest. They find her dead friend, the princess then uses her powers to bring her back to life. The girl and Princess run back to the castle while the birds shortly follow.

The Old lady and Young Girl then continue their journey to the king. They are greeted by the princess who presents them to the king. They present the king the mask and leave to the woods, he slowly puts it on and the second he does a change happens over the kingdom. The birds begin to fly anxiously, the princess runs to hide, and the king begins to change. The birds drop to the ground, lifeless.

Suddenly the Evil Queen's servant appears, she calms down the king and removes the mask. As soon as she has it she runs away and the Kings hands shoot to his face. The Princess comes from hiding, she calls her best friend and the birds back to life. The Old Lady and Young Girl follow the Princess, her friend, and the 5 birds to confront the Evil Queen. They strike her down with the help of her servant.

In Celebration of the Evil Queens defeat Everyone dances around the Princess.

The End

- See: Creative Drama, TheatreWork, Collaoration

:: note :: ... Recorded by Tara Desroches November 5, 2010 ... story developed by approx. 21 children in the fall community creative drama sessions conducted at Cardinal Leger School ... assistants Tara & Stefan ... this has been the second session of a energy generating experience ...