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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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Advanced Drama and Theatre Studies (AQA) (Members) £20.99 £19.94

Advanced Drama and Theatre Studies (AQA) (Members)

Advanced Drama and Theatre Studies (AQA) (Members) £20.99 £19.94

This textbook has been written specifically to meet the needs of students following the AQA Drama & Theatre Studies Advanced specification, and provides thorough, structured and up-to-date coverage of the subject content.

AQA Advanced Drama & Theatre Studies:

  • gives students an appreciation of the rapidly changing world of theatre
  • provides a scholarly and theoretical basis for the subject
  • analyses the political and social contexts of plays and playwrights
  • includes detailed examples from set texts
  • encourages a creative approach to the subject
  • includes sections on practical performance and stage design
  • investigates the role of the playwright, actor, theatre company and director
  • contains sample examination-style questions

The author combines knowledge of current classroom practice with extensive academic and examination experience in drama and theatre studies. This book is an invaluable companion to students and teachers of drama and theatre studies at AS and A2.

Full of concrete examples of how to explore the specification in a practical and scholarly way Reflects on the worlds of the playwright, the actor and the director Emphasis on personal response to live theatre Frequent summary boxes Illustrated with stills from recent and notable productions

About the Author:
Richard Vergette is a freelance educational consultant, actor and author. He has also been a lecturer in Drama at the University of Lincoln, Head of the Performing Arts faculty at John Leggott College, Scunthorpe (which contains one of the largest and most successful drama departments in the UK), and a senior examiner for Edexcel.

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AQA A2 Drama Study Guide (2nd Edition) (Members) AQA A2 Drama Study Guide (2nd Edition) (Members) (£21.95 £20.85)
by Philip Rush
Rhinegold Education
ISBN: 978-1-906178-82-6
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Theory/Theatre (Members) Theory/Theatre (Members) (£18.99 £18.04)
by Mark Fortier
Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415254373
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Advanced Drama & Theatre Studies (2nd Edition) (Members) Advanced Drama & Theatre Studies (2nd Edition) (Members) (£21.99 £20.89)
by Jonothan Neelands and Warwick Dobson
Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 978-0-340-97262-5
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Coming up

Teaching Devising with Complicite

Saturday 20th January 2018: 10am-5pm
Led by Complicite.
Venue: TBC

Complicite's Teaching Devising workshop offers new ideas, methods and tools for teachers to take back to their classrooms to inspire students to take ownership of new and more exciting approaches to telling stories.
More info and Non Member Booking at Teaching Devising
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Drama Now! Conference 2018

Thursday 5th March & Friday 6th April 2018
Venue: Goldsmiths, University of London

Early Bird Booking is now available for London Drama's next two day non-residential Conference.
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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.
Find out more here.