If you enjoy drama and working with children and young people, then working as a freelance drama teacher may be a natural career move. This book offers a great deal of down-to-earth practical advice to those starting out in the profession from someone who has proved her worth in many different areas of the field – by teaching in and running academies, schools and clubs and by managing a very successful youth theatre.
The author takes the reader right through the process from deciding which avenues to pursue, who to contact, how much to charge and where to find work. The book is full of solid-gold tips and advice covering interview tips and techniques, lesson-planning, relationships with clients and students, tips for maintaining discipline and legal requirements. There is advice on choosing a show to perform, how to schedule rehearsals and, last but not least, a list of organisations to contact for training needs and work opportunities. The interviews with freelancers and professionals add an extra dimension and invaluable advice from those in the know.
Reading this book will give anyone with the right motivation a head-start by offering advice about becoming a highly-organised and effective freelance drama teacher from someone who has clearly demonstrated their knowledge and success in the field.
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