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Order in the Chaos
by Danielle Mackenzie

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.

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101 More Drama Games and Activities (Members) £14.99 £14.24

101 More Drama Games and Activities (Members)

101 More Drama Games and Activities (Members) £14.99 £14.24

by David Farmer
David Farmer
ISBN: 978-1-291-02516-3

101 More Drama Games and Activities by David Farmer is a second collection of highly effective games and exercises suitable for children, young people. Sections include improvisation, mime, ice-breakers, group dynamics, rehearsal, story-telling, voice and warm-ups so that you can quickly find an appropriate activity.

Acclaimed theatre director and drama consultant David Farmer has developed and refined these activities through thirty years of workshops with actors, teachers and children around the world. The pages are packed with tried and tested ideas for a whole range of activities useful for drama lessons, workshops or rehearsals.

This sequel to the best-selling 101 Drama Games and Activities contains inspirational and engaging games and exercises suitable for children, young people and adults. The activities can be used in drama lessons and workshops as well as during rehearsal and devising periods.

The book includes lively and fun warm-up games, as well as activities to develop concentration, focus and team building. The drama strategies can be used as creative tools to explore themes and characters. There are dozens of ideas for developing improvisation (which can be extended over several sessions). There are many new activities for exploring storytelling skills as well as mime and movement.

'...bubbles over with imaginative ideas which could be used to good effect by non-specialist as well as seasoned drama teachers. Excellent resource for primary, secondary and other drama teachers.'
- Teaching Drama Magazine, Spring 2013.

'..this book cheered me up. Buy it and smile. There will be a lot of laughter in your classroom.'
- Drama Magazine, Spring 2013.

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100+ Ideas for Drama (Members) 100+ Ideas for Drama (Members) (£16.50 £15.68)
by Anna Scher and Charles Verrall
Pearson Education
ISBN: 978-0435187996
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101 Drama Games (Members) 101 Drama Games (Members) (£14.99 £14.24)
by David Farmer
David Farmer
ISBN: 978-1-84753-841-3
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Aaargh to Zizz  135 Drama Games (Members) Aaargh to Zizz 135 Drama Games (Members) (£16.99 £16.14)
by Graeme K. Talboys
Dramatic Lines
ISBN: 0-9537770-5-7
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Organisations

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.
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