In this lesson, students will demonstrate basic understand of acting for musicals by selecting lyrics to memorize and dividing it into moments.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of â€œThe Fourth Wallâ€ principles by performing a content-less scene where they will visualize, and/or break, the Fourth Wall.
This lesson plan highlights two approaches to teaching students about bullying through drama. In this lesson, drama serves as a means to highlight and explore bullying issues, giving pupils the opportunity to try out anti-bullying strategies for themselves.
In this lesson plan, students will use pantomime, research skills, and information sharing to perform as someone or something from a country around the world. The teacher "travels" from country to country guessing who/what each student represents. The plan includes a time-travel variation as well.
In this article, the authors Anthony D. Hill, associate professor of drama at The Ohio State University, and Douglas Q. Barnett, director, producer, and founder of Black Arts/West in Seattle, discuss why they created the Historical Dictionary of African American Theater, the first comprehensive compendium of two centuries of blacks on stage.
This series of interactions and assignments covers reading, documentation, writing, evaluations, and performance. It introduces students to Aristotle's Plot Points and helps them find those points in books they are reading. At first this is a small part of a weekly lesson plan, then whole lesson time is devoted to writing, and, finally, students will rehearse and perform their BookTalk.
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In this lesson, students will demonstrate their understanding on how costumes and props can affect/form character by drawing a costume design for their scene character and writing a list of props their character might use.
Pages 2-4 of this Chicago the Musical Study Guide include a lesson on theatre etiquette. Students are broken up into four groups and given "tickets" to a show. Each group brainstorms and acts out what types of clothing and behavior would be appropriate for their type of show. Students are also asked to create a poster or brochure for audience behavior at a live theatre production. Brainstorming worksheet included.
In this activity, students are given an index card. Each student then writes the name of a famous person or character on that card. The cards are shuffled then redistributed amongst the group. The students must become the character on the card they are given and interact with the other characters in a given scenario. While they are interacting in character, each student is also trying to figure out which student was given the character they wrote on the index card.
In this lesson plan, students are led, using narrative pantomime, to act out a story about 3 dimensional space. Following the activity, students discuss their role in this lesson, as well as their community.