Don’t bother about reading this post now. You don’t need it now. But that’s the thing about cover work. You never need it when you’re active, involved and alert. You need it when you’re feeling at your worst. You’re groggy and ill. You’ve received bad news and your mind isn’t in work mode. So bookmark this page for when you need it and come back … Continue reading Cover Work
Using Cultural Capital in the Curriculum. The subject of Drama is rich with opportunities for accessing the development of cultural capital. However, how can it be used to improve students proficiency and competency. Continue reading Using Cultural Capital in the Curriculum
Making sure that you all the relevant props for the actors to use gives a much more professional look to the show. However, they are also something that can easily be forgotten about or left to the last minute and then rushed. It is important therefore to manage your props and here are some suggested ways of doing just that. Continue reading Managing props in a production
Whatever the genre, style or practitioner you are using, getting to know your character is key. Here is a collection of six blog posts that explore the process of characterisation and how it can help create strong characters ready for performance. Continue reading Characterisation Collection
Giving learners the opportunity to be able to reflect on their progress and their needs can be an immensely powerful tool in learning. Learn how to improve how you and your students use feedback to improve their work over three steps. Continue reading Make student self assessment work in Drama.
Here is a YouTube Playlist that I have curated which covers 10 different job roles within the theatre, including Director, Costume Designer and Front of House Manager. It is a requirement for most Examination Syllabuses that students know about these roles and responsibilities within theatre. Although it’s a minimum requirement that students know what the job roles are, I think that it is worth exploring … Continue reading Roles and Responsibilities in the Theatre explored