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Publications

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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.

More info and download here


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Performing Research (Members) £20.99 £19.94

Performing Research (Members) New product

Performing Research (Members) £20.99 £19.94

Ethnographic performance has been enthusiastically embraced by qualitative researchers as a pungent way to bring a research report to life - literally - especially in the fields of education, health and community studies, where it is increasingly being employed in research and post-graduate training.

Most of the accounts are of successful projects and barely acknowledge the complex problem at the heart of ethnodrama. In blending the demands of research with the aesthetic of theatre and other agendas like education or therapy, it is inevitably compromised: choices and trade-offs are constantly made. In this book, the authors explore the paradoxes of the form - and its usefulness and appeal. Five groups of researcher/performers have been brave enough to have their projects critically examined to provide case studies for the book.

Performing Research is valuable and thought provoking reading for qualitative researchers looking for innovative and imaginative ways of presenting research and engaging with communities in its reporting. It is essential reading for anybody thinking of using live or theatrical methods of reporting research.

The authors, Judith Ackroyd and John O'Toole, are both internationally known drama researchers, educators and authors.

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Structure and Spontaneity (Members) Structure and Spontaneity (Members) (£18.99 £18.04)
by Cecily O'Neill
Trentham Books
ISBN:1 85856 322 4
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Research Methodologies for Drama Education (Members) Research Methodologies for Drama Education (Members) (£19.99 £18.99)
by Judith Ackroyd
Trentham Books
ISBN:1 85856 323 2
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Researching Drama & Arts Education (Members) Researching Drama & Arts Education (Members) (£34.99 £33.24)
by Philip Taylor
Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780750704649
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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
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
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GCSE Drama Take Up Survey
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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.