Making Sense of Drama, Jonothan Neelands, 1984. Making Sense of Drama was Jonothan Neelands was one of the first books I read at university. This was the first book I read on the subject of teaching drama, or using drama in the classroom. My thoughts on Drama in the classroom at this point were really dominated by my own experiences as a student. First at … Continue reading Making Sense of Drama
Improvisation has got to be one of the most universal, accessible and immediate rehearsal and drama tool in the box. But how can you use improvisation to help students understand the structure a performance? Continue reading How improvisation can help students to understand the structure of a performance.
We all find comfort in routine. We all have rituals and routines for doing everything in life from waking up in the morning to going to bed at night. Routines help us know where we are, what we are doing and how we are doing it. The key to a good routine is that we know it so well, we don’t have to think about … Continue reading Routines in Drama
Jerzy Marian Grotowski was an innovative Polish theatre director and theorist whose approaches to acting, training and theatrical production have significantly influenced theatre today. Continue reading Jerzy Grotowski Theatre Links
Interview with the most fabulous Samantha Clarkson. She is a Drama Teacher with so much passion, positivity and promise. Continue reading Interview with Drama Teacher Samantha Clarkson
The ultimate guide to surviving putting on a school musical. Continue reading How to survive putting on a School Musical!