• Emotions Used in Drama

    Here is a list of over 400 emotions and emotional states relevant to the study of drama and theatre. Emotions are a critical part of most actor training programs and character creation. Emotions in this post can be used in exercises and activities for drama class. Not sure of the meaning...

  • Elements of Drama: Conflict

    Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once said “No conflict, no drama”. Conflict is the basis of all good theatre and should therefore be an essential learning component in any high school drama course. Students of theatre must know from the outset that drama without conflict is usually very dull, indeed. Here is a...

  • 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...

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