The Drama Teacher

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Mood in Dramatic Performance

Mood is a key element of all classroom drama and theatre performances. Mood can be created via one or more of the following elements: lighting blocking sound dialogue energy timing movement gesture set design facial...


2015 Short Solo Performance Characters

Each year I post the characters my Year 12 drama students create for a short solo performance in class. Although the task directly relates to their course content in VCE Drama Unit 4, it is...

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Symbol In Drama

A symbol is something other than the literal. The use of symbol in performance can be very powerful, yet is often challenging to create in drama. Performances that use symbols are often multi-layered, work an audience, and...