Forty lesson plans for those wishing to develop dramatic role-play, characterisation, exploration of emotions and themes with young children.
Down-to-earth practical advice for those who would like to work as a freelance drama teacher.
A beautifully designed, colourful scrapbook providing a brilliant introduction to live theatre, focussing on family productions at the National Theatre.
Any teacher wishing to use drama to support creativity and learning across the curriculum would benefit from using this book.
Highly recommended for anyone exploring improvisation, wanting to spice up their rehearsals of existing material or wishing to devise their own work.
A fascinating guide to an accessible storytelling approach to drama and learning, suitable for use with children as young as 18 months to seven years old.
A volume of four popular scripts ideal for larger youth theatre casts by award-winning playwright Neil Duffield.
Highly recommended book giving an insight into the work of a leading UK physical theatre company and a must for anyone who is keen to devise physical work.
Summaries of 42 stories, plays, myths and novels for 7-14 year-olds designed to be used with the extremely enjoyable Whoosh storytelling technique.
Rudolf Laban’s down to earth approach can be used to beneficially develop character movement for young children through to adults.
A fascinating book which outlines a unique approach to teaching Shakespeare to children on the autistic spectrum.
The perfect book for planning drama sessions for secondary students and older, with plenty of games and longer activities to choose from.
Highly enjoyable approaches used in Globe Theatre workshops including dozens of activities aimed at children aged from 11 up to adults.
An inspiring resource which will provide a host of ideas and approaches to help teachers engage the teenagers it is aimed at.
This CD-ROM presents an abridged animated version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream told using the first 100 high frequency words and with games covering characters, sequencing and comprehension.
An attractive resource from Shakespeare’s Globe Education including director’s notes, actors’ exercises and views by the actors.
A thorough resource from the Royal Shakespeare Company including practical sessions and worksheets for three of Shakespeare’s most popular plays.
A highly practical and original approach to exploring Shakespeare with primary-aged children.
Inspirational games and exercises suitable for drama lessons and workshops as well as during rehearsal and devising periods.
The majority of activities are aimed at those working with young people and adults in so-called “difficult” groups.
A brilliant collection of starting points and structures that will get your company having fun, working together and finding ways to shape their work.
An introduction to 100 varied plays for (entirely or predominantly) female casts with synopsis, cast breakdown and a short essay about each play.
How physical theatre exercises, games and rehearsal techniques can be applied to scripted plays.
This book is particularly aimed at secondary drama teachers who help young people to make devised theatre for examinations.
A series of ready-planned drama lessons based on 12 readily-available books for 4-7 year olds.
Aimed squarely at teachers and freelance practitioners wishing to run after school or private drama clubs.
25 drama schemes to take the teacher through the academic year using a range of accessible drama techniques.
If you’ve ever wondered why you laugh in everyday situations, this entertaining book will tell you – and show you how to create comedic improvisation in rehearsal.
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‘An off-the-shelf, high-quality rehearsal process ideal for primary-aged students… the perfect go-to for short presentation pieces that pack a punch.’ – Teaching Drama Magazine.