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. Continue reading Making the Drama Studio an emotionally safe space
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
Read how Drama encourages a growth mindset and mindfulness and strategies on how that can be built on in lessons and performance. Continue reading Growth Mindset and Mindfullness in the Arts.
Mindfulness is everywhere. A quick search on the Internet for mindfulness in education creates a myriad of different projects, resources and news stories. It has become a big and important thing in education, and rightly so. Four in ever Five 12 to 16 year olds said, in responding to a survey, that they have had or are currently experiencing mental health problems (Ellis, 2017). Drama, … Continue reading Being mindful towards mental health in Drama