• Analysis: 2017 VCE Drama Written Examination

    Yesterday, VCE Drama students undertook their 90-minute written examination. I thought it was a fair paper that most students should have been able to respond to without too much difficulty. As usual, this examination was divided into two sections / three parts. Section A – Question 1 Section A,...

  • Method Acting Resources

    Method acting, otherwise known as The Method, is the Americanisation of Constantin Stanislavski’s “System” of realistic acting practised at the Moscow Art Theatre in the early 1900s. The Method was developed in America in the 1930s, practised by the Group Theatre collective in New York and popularised by Lee...

  • Symbolic Use of Props in Film

    I wonder how many drama/theatre teachers and students have seen this clip “Why Props Matter” by Rishi Kaneria? This may quite possibly be the best 10 minutes you’ll ever watch about the value of props in film, which of course easily translates to props and objects used in student...

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