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!
Devising Theatre is daunting and when I was a Drama student I found it one of the most difficult elements of the course. As an adult theatre practitioner, it is something I rarely do. I do a lot of script work, I’ve worked in professional and amateur theatres with scripts. With that we might devise short pieces to help explore characters or scenarios. But these … Continue reading Five top tips for Devising Theatre
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.
“Theatre in Education (TIE) is a process in which it includes all the interactive theatre/drama practices that help aid the educational process. As TIE is used, new strategies and objectives for using theatre as an educational tool emerge.” (Wikipedia) Overview BBC Bitesize Revision Page – Absolutely awesome place to start researching and learning about TIE. Wikipedia site on Applied Drama, an umbrella term that modern … Continue reading Theatre In Education Links
“Physical theatre is a genre of theatrical performance that pursues storytelling through primarily physical means. Several performance traditions all describe themselves as “physical theatre”, but the unifying aspect is a reliance on physical motion of the performers rather than or combined with text to convey the story. In basic sense, you talk through hand gestures, body language, thought track and many more physical features.” (Wikipedia) General Information BBC … Continue reading Physical Theatre (Genre) Links