The Drama Teacher Gets 5 Stars!

Last updated: Wednesday, February 10, 2016Twitter informed me last night that the excellent UK drama education magazine, Teaching Drama, gave The Drama Teacher / Theatre Links a 5-star review in their latest edition of the magazine. Why, thank you! Here are a few snippets from the review: This is...

Happy 10th Birthday!

Last updated: Saturday, March 12, 201610 years ago I began a journey of reflection called The Drama Teacher. It started as a humble little blog profiling my daily life as a high school drama educator. I had hoped that my small blog would help me analyse aspects of my teaching in order...

Drama’s Link To Employment Skills

Last updated: Thursday, February 4, 2016I bet you’re thinking the most valued skills employers are looking for in university graduates are intellect and academic grades, right? Wrong! Think again. A number of surveys in recent years have cited communication, confidence, creativity and passion as the most sought after skills in graduate...

Stimulus Images for Drama: Nature

Last updated: Monday, January 25, 2016A collection of interesting nature images suitable for use in drama class. Use them as stimulus for student plays, improvisations, environments and settings, imaginative play, and more. Enjoy!

Tips for New Drama Teachers

Last updated: Monday, January 18, 2016Being new to teaching drama or theatre in a school setting can sometimes appear daunting, so here are a few tips to help get you started on your journey as a drama educator. Professional Learning Communities What constitutes a professional learning community in education...

Artificial Intelligence and Creativity

Last updated: Saturday, January 9, 2016Friday essay: Rise of the artistic machines Oliver Bown, UNSW Australia The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) as a potential threat or benign force is a topic of lively debate. Respected mainstream voices, like Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Elon Musk, are pointing to...

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