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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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Creating Democratic Citizenship Through Drama Education £20.99

Creating Democratic Citizenship Through Drama Education

Creating Democratic Citizenship Through Drama Education £20.99

Foreword by David Booth and Juliana Saxton

This selection of the seminal texts of Jonothan Neelands is essential reading for everyone involved in drama education. It showcases the classroom participatory democracy through ensemble based theatre education which Neelands developed over 25 years.

Readers will find

  • Neelands’ development in the 1980s of the conventions approach which made Dorothy Heathcote’s and Gavin Bolton’s ‘living through drama’ more accessible and which has come to dominate drama curricula across the globe
  • his defence - along with Cecily O’Neill - of progressive drama education
  • his arguments for drama as both pedagogy and discipline
  • his calls for theatre education to be both presentational and representational
  • his pleas for drama’s place within the English rather than the arts curriculum
  • his response to 9/11: drama is crucial in an age of uncertainty and intolerance and the defining humanising and democratising principles of drama in education are a potent challenge to extremism.

In these inspirational, theoretically grounded and practical writings, Neelands shows how transformation through and on the stage can bring about real change in the world.

Professor Jonothan Neelands is a National Teaching Fellow, the Chair of Drama and Theatre Education, and Director of Teaching and Learning at the University of Warwick UK. He has trained teaching artists at the Royal Shakespeare Company and at New York’s New Victory Theater.

Author Details
Dr Peter O’Connor is Director of the acclaimed Applied Theatre Consultants and adjunct associate professor at the University of Sydney and a senior research fellow at the University of Auckland

Professor David Booth and Professor Juliana Saxton are leading authorities on drama in education in Canada.

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Drama For Learning: Mantle of the Expert Approach Drama For Learning: Mantle of the Expert Approach (£29.50)
by Dorothy Heathcote
Heinemann USA
ISBN 978-0-435-08643-5
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Structuring Drama Work Structuring Drama Work (£20.25)
by Jonothan Neelands and Tony Goode
Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-0-521-78729-1
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Gavin Bolton: The Essential Writings New product Gavin Bolton: The Essential Writings (£20.99)
by David Davis (Editor)
Trentham Books
ISBN: 9781858564708
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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.
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