• 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...

  • Non Naturalistic Performance Styles VCE Drama Unit 3

    This post is relevant for local readers of The Drama Teacher, only. As the 2017 academic year is about to begin, the big question is: Which performance style(s) should be I be teaching or studying in VCE Drama Unit 3? VCE Drama Unit 3 is of course all about...

  • The Epic Theatre of Dogville

    I am always on the hunt for more ways students can better understand various theatre styles, particularly those with few examples on film for contemporary students to view in the classroom. One of the most significant performance styles of 20th century theatre was epic theatre, initially conceived by Erwin...

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