• 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...

  • 19th Century Melodrama

    Etymology c.1800-1810, melodrama = mélo (music, melody) + drame (drama) History elements of melodrama are believed to have originated in the 5th century B.C, later appearing in Medieval and Elizabethan dramas emerged in the 19th century from 18th century sentimental dramas in Germany and France that involved both music and action during the 19th...

  • Follow Justin Cash on Pinterest

    For visual learners who follow The Drama Teacher, why not explore the wonders of theatre on Justin Cash’s Pinterest page? So much of drama education can be learned or enhanced visually – theatres of the ancient world, lighting designs, pictures of famous practitioners, scenic designs, make-up, masks, show posters, costumes, and...

  • 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...

  • 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

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