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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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Balkan Plots £9.95

Balkan Plots

Balkan Plots £9.95

New Plays From Central And Eastern Europe
Introduced by Gina Landor

translated by Alison Sinclair
Two women meet in the aftermath of the Bosnian War. Both are struggling to find release from their inner battlefields.
Incontestably one of the best, the most powerful plays of the Avignon Festival.
La Gazette Provencale.


translated by Sladjana Vujovic
A group of Special Police in Belgrade incite a riot at a peaceful protest, maliciously beating a student. A harsh indictment of the brutality and corruption of the Milosevic regime. Banned throughout Yugoslavia.
The film adaptation won the 2003 Montreal Film Festival.

translation by Cheryl Robson & Claudiu Trandafir
A female student visits a youth Detention Centre for a research project. Her interviewing of three young offenders has disastrous consequences for all involved.

translated by Andrew Bock
A salesman wants to sign a woman up for a Jewish reparations scheme. The play raises questions about Western methods of compensation for war crimes.


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Drama Now! Conference 2017

We are holding our next Drama Now! Conference on Friday 7th & Saturday 8th April 2017 at Goldsmiths, University of London.
We aim to inspire you by bringing together a diverse range of Drama, Theatre and Performing Arts teachers and practitioners, who are currently involved in the field of education in order to put you in touch with one another to share current projects and practice.
Five practical Drama sessions; a keynote speech; a youth theatre performance; and an opportunity for you to share your own experiences or research.
More information and Bright & Early discount booking now available at Drama Now! 2017.

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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.