Shoeboxes

Shoeboxes

Definition of a shoebox: my Drama classroom. Today I got kicked out of having senior classes timetabled on the stage of a new theatre. Why? It’s a ‘Lecture’ Theatre, not a Theatre, and it’s everybody’s space to share. Semantics aside, I don’t care what it’s called and I’m more than happy to share with everyone…

If You Haven’t Got Passion, Pack Your Bags And Go Home!

A couple of days ago, I touched upon the word ‘passion’ in this blog’s opening post. Today, I intend to revisit this topic in more detail. Last year I sat down with a fellow colleague and respectfullly enquired just how the hell does she get so passionate about teaching senior Mathematics? I knew she was…

Top Class Auditions

Well, I feel like a proud father with a new born baby today….only there is no baby. Three of my cherubs from the 2005 Year 12 Drama class auditioned for Top Class this morning and the news this afternoon by email is positive. All seemed to go according to plan, everyone was there on time,…

School’s In

Well, the 2006 academic school year has begun with a frenzy and Justin decided he will celebrate this by starting a Drama blog. Of course, I have absolutely no idea whether anyone is interested in the life of a Drama teacher, but I guess I will soon find out! To be honest, life has been…