Commedia dell’Arte – Two-Day Course with Didi Hopkins
The highly practical two-day course gives a solid foundation in commedia, exploring masks and character types, physical storytelling, improvisation, lazzi, stagecraft and developing scenarios. Read more…
Didi Hopkins is a consultant for the Royal Shakespeare Company and has devised and delivered Commedia work for 10 years for the National Theatre.
Drama strategies – also known as drama techniques or drama conventions – are the everyday tools of the drama teacher. They help to develop enquiry skills, to encourage negotiation, understanding and creativity. They can enhance performance skills such as character development and storytelling and be used across the curriculum to actively involve students in their own learning.
Mini Downloads are short downloadable resources providing guidelines, tips and information about a particular area of drama. They are ideal for planning and inspiration and can be downloaded to your computer in just a few minutes.