Stimulus Images for Drama: Mystery
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Stimulus Images for Drama: Mystery

Here’s a collection of images on the theme of mystery that can be used as stimulus material in drama class for creating characters, improvisations and performances. Consider using these images in connection with other stimulus image collections on The Drama Teacher: Stimulus Images for Drama: Communications Stimulus Images for Drama: Animals Stimulus Images for Drama: Holidays Stimulus Images…

The Importance of Problem Solving in Drama
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The Importance of Problem Solving in Drama

The ability to solve problems is a critical skill all students of theatre must possess. Problem-solving in drama class can either be an individual or group-based activity that often lies at the very heart of effective theatre making. Constructing a theatre performance of any kind is usually a collaborative endeavour by a number of people…

VCE Drama and Theatre Studies 2019 High Scorers Analysis

VCE Drama and Theatre Studies 2019 High Scorers Analysis

High scoring results of 40 and above have today been published for both Drama and Theatre Studies in the Victorian Certificate of Education. This year, 81* students achieved a score of 40 or above in Drama (compared to 85 students in 2018), with Theatre Studies awarding a similar number of 78 students a score of…

250 Useful Words Describing Theatre Performances
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250 Useful Words Describing Theatre Performances

Below is a really useful list of over 250 words drama and theatre students can use in school essays to help describe theatre performances they have seen with the class. Going to see a professional theatre performance is such a rich and rewarding experience for drama students. Junior students often come back to the classroom…

Theatre Costumes: 500 Interesting Words to Describe Them
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Theatre Costumes: 500 Interesting Words to Describe Them

Here’s a list of over 500 words that will assist drama students in describing costumes seen in theatre productions. Most senior students go to the theatre as part of their studies and come back to class to prepare a written analysis or evaluation of the show. Costumes worn by characters on stage can be everything…

Words Used to Describe Theatre Sets
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Words Used to Describe Theatre Sets

Here’s a list of over 400 words I have compiled to assist drama students and teachers in describing theatre sets realised on stage. I hope everyone finds this list helpful after their next visit to the theatre! Not sure of the meaning of a word on the list? Look it up in the dictionary.