• 7 Shakespeare Plays Every Drama Student Should Read

    King Lear One of Shakespeare’s great tragedies, King Lear offers us a protagonist so complex the title role is often considered unplayable. At first glance the plot is relatively straightforward with Lear, King of Britain, wishing to divide his kingdom evenly amongst his three daughters. Easier said than done!...

  • Stimulus Images For Drama: Family

    Here is a variety of stimulus images on the theme of family, suitable for drama classes at any year level. Use these images with drama students when generating characters for student-devised solo and ensemble performances. They can also be useful in role-play and improvisation activities. From historical family portraits to contemporary images...

  • Stimulus Images For Drama: Transportation

    Here is a wide range of images depicting different forms of transportation, suitable for drama classes at any year level. Use these images in improvisation and play building for creating characters who use these forms of transport in their everyday life, for leisure, to get to work, for their...

  • 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...

  • Stimulus Images for Drama: Nature

    A collection of beautiful images of nature suitable for drama classes at any year level. Use these images as stimulus material for improvisations, student plays, settings, imaginative play, characters who inhabit these environments, and more. Enjoy! Article updated: Sunday, October 16, 2016

  • Comedy Unit for Drama

    This article outlines a comedy unit or semester-length course suitable for Year 9/10 Drama students (14-15 year-olds). This course comprises four types of comedy: slapstick farce satire Commedia dell’Arte An optional additional type of comedy could easily be added to the existing four: black comedy / black humour Using the...

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