The Drama Teacher

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An Actor’s Most Valuable Skill

I recently read an interview with Sir Ian McKellan, in Australia for his tour of Beckett’s Waiting For Godot, which revealed what he considered to be the most valuable skill an actor can possess … confidence. I blogged in September...

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Top Class 2009 DVDs

For those teaching VCE Drama and/or Theatre Studies in Melbourne or regional Victoria, a fantastic resource for yourself and your students has just become available. Drama Victoria began discussions with the VCAA in early 2009, expressing the real need for...

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2010 Tony Award Winners

Here’s the recent 2010 Tony Awards Winners list for Broadway’s best. Best Play – Red by John LoganBest Musical – MemphisBest Book of a Musical – Joe DiPietro for MemphisBest Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre –...

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The Threepenny Opera Review

Melbourne’s Malthouse Theatre, in association with the Victorian Opera, are currently performing Bertolt Brecht’s The Threepenny Opera until June 17. Freely adapted from John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera, it was two centuries before the libretto was translated from its original...