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Free Play Scripts for Drama Students and Teachers!

An annotated list of websites offering a wide variety of free online play scripts for drama and theatre teachers and their students. Alex Broun‘s collection of original ten-minute and full-length play scripts used to be completely free. Nowadays, script downloads cost a small fee. However, if you are prepared to cough up the...

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Erwin Piscator Biography

Erwin Piscator was born Erwin Friedrich Maximillian Piscator on 17 December 1893 in the German state of Prussia. Like Brecht, Piscator studied at Munich University. He began acting for the theatre in 1914, but was soon drafted to the front line during World War I.  After the war, Piscator staged...

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Epic Theatre Student Activity: Clichés

This group activity for students of drama and theatre provides an opportunity to understand some of the key techniques of epic theatre, developed via improvisation and incorporated into a drama performance based on a common cliché. Overview Learning Focus: To enable students to successfully incorporate a number of basic epic theatre...