Welcome to Burt’s Drama

A website for all Drama teachers. It is a place for inspiration, insight and information on everything to do with Drama. Every week there is a new CPD article posted on the website. New articles will focus on either Teaching and Learning in Drama or on subject content in the Drama Teacher’s toolkit. Make sure you come back every week, or, even better, sign up to receive new posts direct to your email.

Latest Articles

  • Spring Term Roundup
    Between the months of January 2021 and March 2021 Burt’s Drama received 73,148 views from an average of 12,078 unique visits per month. Read the Spring Term Roundup to find out what happened.
  • Making the Drama Studio an emotionally safe space
    Despite all our best intentions, the Drama Studio can be a terrifying place. Our job has to be about making the Drama Studio an emotionally and physically safe space for everyone. Here is just a start, five that I think we could all do to help the Drama Studio become a safer environment.
  • Practitioner Guide: Emma Rice
    Explore the innovative, creative and engaging work of Emma Rice. Her ensemble approach to retelling folk tales and stories fuses music, comedy, storytelling and much more to create moving and challenging performances.

Most Popular Article

Practitioner Guide: Katie Mitchell

Explore the highly charged, emotional and hard hitting work of Katie Mitchell. Her approach, which has been referred to as extreme Naturalism, pushes boundaries of theatrical techniques and audience perceptions. 

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