Happy 10th Birthday!

Last updated: Saturday, March 12, 201610 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...

Stimulus Images for Drama: Nature

Last updated: Monday, January 25, 2016A 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!

Mood in Dramatic Performance

Last updated: Thursday, August 6, 2015Mood is a key element of all classroom drama and theatre performances. Mood can be created via one or more of the following elements: lighting blocking sound dialogue energy timing movement gesture set design facial expression costume With dialogue alone, the use of an actor’s...

Types of Tragedy for Drama Class

Last updated: Wednesday, April 15, 2015Studying tragedy in the drama classroom is not only essential for a student’s understanding of theatre, but can also encourage powerful and stirring student performances. Simple tragedies may be suitable for junior drama students, while heavier tragic forms will appeal to senior students of...

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