Elements of Drama

Drama is a written script that is meant to be performed.

A play is divided into a number of sections. These include Acts and scenes.


An Act is a major division of a play.

A scene is the place where some act or event occurs. An Act is divided into a number of scenes.

A play can have two plots. These are a main plot and a sub plot. This is often seen in William Shakespeare’s plays.

The Main plot is the main action in a play. This action is what the play is mainly about and all the major events surround the main plot.

The Subplot  is the secondary action that is interwoven with the main action of the play.

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