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This event will enable young playwrights to meet and learn from each other as artists and so start a generation of London youth playwrights. More information at LD Playwriting Challenge
Application form at Application Form.
Is your borough organised for Drama? Does it provide INSET or CPD courses? London Drama can support the development of initiatives and programmes for drama in boroughs. Please contact us if you would like more information.
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If your school would like to develop drama training please contact us. We will advise on or provide active resourcing.
Get Into Theatre helps you find out about career opportunities, work experience, training and much more.
This new book is a collection of practice based accounts by fifteen leading practitioners who have had a connection with London Drama, including Dorothy Heathcote, Jonothan Neelands, Andy Kempe and Daniel Shindler.
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This new practical resource book by Danielle Mackenzie published by London Drama provides teachers with seven exciting units of work and materials designed for the GCSE Edexcel Drama Examintion, New Specification, helping to organise "Order" in all that potential "Chaos".
Published as a downloadable E-Book.
More info and download here
We run courses by leading edge practitioners in order to inspire and resource you. Our programme is arranged not just once a year but all the year round as we feel that support needs to be ongoing and consistent.
We run Day Courses led by Key National Practitioners using Process Drama to develop and explore key social learning topics
- in their own right as creative learning
- relevant to Citizenship/PHSE
We also run Day Courses led by Ensemble and Physical Theatre Companies like Shared Experience, Complicite, Improbable, Oily Cart etc., to inspire and stimulate you at your level. You can then adapt the approach to your students - or a theatre group you work with.
Our evening class courses cover curriculum development areas and updates both primary and secondary. These courses are run by members with current, direct classroom experience, providing our membership and drama teachers generally with the benefit of their experience and wisdom.
All our courses are at discounted rates to our Members. The programmes we run reflect the full range of drama activity:
We are always open to suggestions for new courses so that we can meet your drama/theatre needs more precisely. Please Contact Us with your suggestions for a course or workshop or to offer to run an Evening Course for us.
For a free downloadable PDF file of one of our recent workshops click this link to Trestle Mask photos.
The workshop will be led by Vicki Manderson.
More info and to book at more info/booking.
If you are thinking of becoming a teacher of drama or have already been accepted onto a training course, PGCE, GTP, School Direct, Teach First etc. then we have a very useful preparatory evening course for you on Tuesday 25th June 2013: 6.30-8.30pm; Venue TBC.
The workshop will be led by Amanda Kipling, PGCE Drama Course Leader at University of London, Goldsmiths, and will give you good practical advice and strategies to path your way.
More info and to book at more info/booking.
Are you in an active local network for drama teachers? Would you like to be? Take the LD Drama Network Survey here.
Has EBacc undermined GCSE Drama take up? Take the survey here.
We are always keen to hear what courses we can run for you. Please take our Courses survey here.
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STEP is a borough-wide partnership linking the theatre community and education and youth sector in the London Borough of Southwark.
STEP aims to equalise, extend and deepen the theatre and drama experience of all young people living in Southwark through the development of strategic partnerships between schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations.
STEP's objective is to work closely with Southwark schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations to develop creative approaches to learning and provide innovative projects which stimulate children and young people's personal development and contribute to their educational attainment.
Find out more here.