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Borough Drama

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Youth Theatres

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Publications

Order

 

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.

More info and download here


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Drama Now! Conference Follow Up

Drama Now! Conference Follow Up

Drama Now! Conference Follow Up

This event is specially for all those who attended London Drama's non-residential two day Conference: Drama Now! ~ and the Way Ahead on Thursday 12th April and Friday 13th April 2012 at Goldsmiths College, New Cross in partnership with Goldsmiths Centre for Arts and Learning (CAL). It is an opportunity to continue the active exchange of ideas and methods between you as practitioners which you reported was a key element of the Workshop Conference.

However, if you did not attend but would like to hear how everyone got on then you are very welcome to attend too.

Our aim at the Conference was to bring together a diverse range of Drama, Theatre and Performing Arts teachers and practitioners, who are currently involved in the field of education, from London and beyond in order to enable links and put you in touch with one another to share current projects and practice. 

We did this successfully with a broad range of practical drama experiences from theatre companies, from classroom teachers sharing their work and the involvement of young people in the workshops and in performance.

This free follow up event will provide you with an opportunity to share developments that have happened for you since the Conference whether in the form of a practical sharing, a discussion, a reflection on your experience at the Conference or any other kind of input. It is a way of keeping in touch with one another, re-enjoying the experience we all shared and to maximise the inputs and outputs relating to it.

Any excuse for a Drama get-together, in fact!

As it is a free event it will not add to basket but book by simply emailing us at londondrama1@gmail.com.

See you there!

Date and time: Saturday 7th July; 10am-1pm

Venue: Goldsmiths College

Drama to Inspire New product Drama to Inspire (£20.99)
by John Coventon
Trentham Books
ISBN: 9781858564760
more info
Drama Worlds Drama Worlds (£26.00)
by Cecily O'Neill
Heinemann USA
ISBN 978-0-435-08671-8
more info
Drama Schemes Drama Schemes (£16.95)
by Mark Wheeller
Rhinegold Education
ISBN: 978-1-907447-17-4
more info

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
Members Booking (log in needed) at Teaching Devising (Members).


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.
More info and Non Member Booking at Drama Now Conference
Members Booking (log in needed) at Drama Now Conference (members)
Concession NM Booking at Conference (NM Concessions)
Member concessions at Conference (Member Concessions)


Surveys

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
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Courses Survey
We are always keen to hear what courses we can run for you. Please take our Courses survey here.


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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.