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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.
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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.
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Acting Characters £12.99
Acting Characters is a simple, no-nonsense guide to researching, planning and performing more truthful and realistic characters. It describes 16 easily followed steps designed to simplify Stanislavski's teachings, with practical exercises to follow. The book considers key elements of communication and the characteristics of human behaviour, and shows how you can harness these behaviour types to sharpen skills and awareness through the use of body, voice and speech. A Character Profile Sheet helps you plan your character as you build up your research. Boxed sections introduce new theories and concepts at a clear, introductory level.
"Clear and helpful pathways to guide the student actor"
"The sort of information you would only get in a professionally run workshop, in a clear, easy form. Clear presentation of the key concepts of Stanislavski. A real delight"
"Very valuable prepatation for the rigours of drama school training"
British Theatre Guide
Paul Elsam is a former stage, television, radio and film actor who now teaches and directs. For the past eleven years he has taught acting at Yorkshire Coast College.
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Drama Networks Survey
Are you in an active local network for drama teachers? Would you like to be? Take the LD Drama Network Survey here
GCSE Drama Take Up Survey
Has EBacc undermined GCSE Drama take up? Take the survey here.
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Mapping Drama Practice
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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.