Happy 10th Birthday!

10 years ago I began a journey of reflection called The Drama Teacher. It started as a humble little blog profiling my daily life as a high school drama educator. I had hoped that my small blog would help me analyse aspects of my teaching in order to improve my practice in...

Drama’s Link To Employment Skills

I bet you’re thinking the most valued skills employers are looking for in university graduates are intellect and academic grades, right? Wrong! Think again. A number of surveys in recent years have cited communication, confidence, creativity and passion as the most sought after skills in graduate employees. Many of these reports...

Stimulus Images for Drama: Nature

A collection of interesting nature images suitable for use in drama class. Use them as stimulus for student plays, improvisations, environments and settings, imaginative play, and more. Enjoy!

Tips for New Drama Teachers

Being new to teaching drama or theatre in a school setting can sometimes appear daunting, so here are a few tips to help get you started on your journey as a drama educator. Professional Learning Communities What constitutes a professional learning community in education often means different things to...

Artificial Intelligence and Creativity

Friday essay: Rise of the artistic machines Oliver Bown, UNSW Australia The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) as a potential threat or benign force is a topic of lively debate. Respected mainstream voices, like Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Elon Musk, are pointing to the dangers of AI. On...

10 Great Plays for the Holiday Season

Why not enjoy the holiday season by reading a classic play? Many of literature’s best plays are freely available online because they are out of copyright. This not only means a great read, but a free read as well! Below is ten plays in a number of formats from a...

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