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. Continue reading Practitioner Guide: Katie Mitchell
Writing duologues can be really daunting. So much information that you want to communicate to an audience but so little time. These excellent tips and scenario ideas will help your students create amazing, engaging and emotional duologues. Continue reading Prompts, tips and ideas for writing student duologues
A playlist of useful videos from YouTube, a mixture of great examples of student monologues and advice from others in the profession to help make your monologues fantastic. Continue reading Monologues and how to make them!
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
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