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Brecht vs Assange

Last week I watched Theater of War with my current Year 12 drama students. This excellent documentary of the 2006 production of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and her Children in New York’s Central Park was intended among other things to give my students a different perspective of the great theatre practitioner....

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I Love My Drama Teacher

With the festive season soon upon us, what better time is there to grab a personalised gift with “I Love My Drama Teacher” on it? I grabbed one of these blue t-shirts for my 14-month son who wears his t-shirt with pride! Check out little Georgia O’Keefe, a fellow drama...

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Dad Jokes in Drama Class

Like many male Drama teachers, I have been telling ‘dad’ jokes in class for years now. For those of you who don’t know what a ‘dad’ joke is, it’s one of those jokes, often a pun or play on words, that we hope our students will find amusing. Some students...