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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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All Talk - Monologues for Young People (Members) £7.99 £7.59

All Talk - Monologues for Young People (Members)

All Talk - Monologues for Young People (Members) £7.99 £7.59

by various playwrights
Aurora Metro
ISBN 978-09551566-5-6

A series of short, single voice plays by writers based in the North West of England. These powerful, contemporary monologues share the struggles, courage, conflicts and joys of different characters facing difficult decisions in their lives. Developed through consultation with young people, they offer a range of authentic, memorable voices to stimulate discussion and participatory drama work.

 

• FIRST DATE by Anne-Marie O'Connor
Sometimes friendship comes with a heavy price tag.

• GETTING IT RIGHT by Peter Spafford
Luke can't choose between his shirts, let alone his parents.

• RESULTS DAY by Aelish Michael
Karly's mum thinks she's an angel, but what if she flaps her wings?

• CLOSE TO HOME by Mary Cooper
Jay's little sister is pregnant and he's livid - who's he going to punish?

• WEIGHED DOWN by Carla Monvid-Jenkinson/ Mary Cooper
When Claire's dad left, she thought that he was all she would lose.

• GIGGSY'S LEGS by Michael Harvey
Do you choose everything you are or does it choose you?

'Excellent - they were completely captivated by both the powerful scripts and performances.'
Prestwich Arts College

'Spellbound! Throughout the performances and at the end of the session, our students asked mature and relevant questions'
Woodhey High School

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More Dulogues for All Accents and Ages (Members) More Dulogues for All Accents and Ages (Members) (£12.99 £12.34)
by Eamonn Jones and Jean Marlow
A & C Black
ISBN 9780713665277
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Audition Speeches for 6-16 Year Olds (Members) Audition Speeches for 6-16 Year Olds (Members) (£9.99 £9.49)
by Jean Marlow (Editor)
A & C Black
ISBN 9780713687729
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Actor's Guide to Auditions & Interviews (Members) Actor's Guide to Auditions & Interviews (Members) (£9.99 £9.49)
by Margo Annett
Macmillan
ISBN: 0-7136-6821-0
more info

Coming up

Physical Theatre with Frantic Assembly

A full day's workshop with the renowned physical theatre company on Saturday 8th July: 10am-5pm at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Frantic Assembly is a recommended theatre company on Edexcel, WJEC and AQA Syllabuses.
This popular workshop is booking fast and places are strictly limited so book now to secure your place.
Non Member Booking at Frantic Assembly;
Non Member Concessions at NM Concessions
Members Booking (log in needed) at Frantic Assembly Members
Member Concessions at Member Concessions.


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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.