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Symbolic Use of Props in Film

I wonder how many drama/theatre teachers and students have seen this clip “Why Props Matter” by Rishi Kaneria? This may quite possibly be the best 10 minutes you’ll ever watch about the value of props in film, which of course easily translates to props and objects used in student drama...

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Follow Justin Cash on Pinterest

For visual learners who follow The Drama Teacher, why not explore the wonders of theatre on Justin Cash’s Pinterest page? So much of drama education can be learned or enhanced visually – theatres of the ancient world, lighting designs, pictures of famous practitioners, scenic designs, make-up, masks, show posters, costumes, and more....

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Types of Puppets for Drama Class

There are literally dozens of different types of puppets students and teachers can use in drama class. Puppetry is a fun and exciting way for students of all ages to learn about stagecraft, storytelling and performance. The universal appeal of puppetry enables students to be instantly engaged in both the process and product....

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2016 Drama Solo Performance and Theatre Studies Stagecraft Examinations

The 2016 Drama Solo Performance and Theatre Studies Stagecraft examinations have just been published by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. Drama Solo Performance Examination This year’s Drama solo performance exam is an eclectic mix of characters from a range of stimuli. These stimuli include: a poem a novel a...