• Bertolt Brecht Testimony: House Un-American Activities Committee

    In 1938, the House of Representatives established the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) at which numerous public figures were grilled about their suspected subversive communist ties and activities. Most famous was the “Hollywood Ten”, a group of movie screenwriters and directors who refused to answer questions, were convicted of...

  • Review: grotowski.net

    grotowski.net is a comprehensive research website about the life and work of Polish theatre director Jerzy Grotowski (1933-1999), maintained by the Grotowski Institute in Wroclaw. Today, Grotowski is regarded as one of the most influential figures of 20th century theatre. His intense actor training program is considered the most complete since Stanislavski’s, while his...

  • Coranderrk Resources for VCE Drama

    Coranderrk, a play by Ilbijerri, Australia’s longest running Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander theatre company, is on this year’s playlist for Drama Unit 3 students in the Victorian Certificate of Education. First performed in August 2010 (appropriately) at Melbourne’s La Mama Courthouse, Coranderrk is a drama about an 1881 Victorian...

  • 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...

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