• Eclectic Theatre

    It is argued up until the turn of the 20th century, standard theatre practice dictated each type of play was given roughly the same theatre treatment1. At odds with this was now a new concept of handling each type of dramatic work in a unique way, according to the...

  • Theatre Props Videos

    The National Theatre, London, offers a wide variety of short educational videos that allow teachers and students of theatre to gain a valuable insight into many aspects of a large, modern theatre company. Below is a selection of quick clips about props, covering what the prop department does and...

  • ZapSplat: Free Sound Effects

    ZapSplat is a huge directory of tens of thousands of free sound effects every drama teacher and student should know about! Browse through some of the dozens of categories and sub-categories and you’ll still be there twenty minutes later playing everything from frog noises and human burps to dentist drills and...

  • 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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