This timely book takes up the challenge of maintaining programs in the arts in the face of unrelenting pressure from two directions; the increasing focus on literacy and numeracy in schools, teamed with the cut-backs in public funding that often affect the arts most severely. Drawing on the wealth of evidence already avai... read more
Due mid-September 2011
There is much evidence to suggest that the Arts can make a unique contribution to the lives of young people, their learning and their ability to be creative and imaginative thinkers. Transforming the Curriculum through the Arts supports this idea by presenting the Arts as being central to children... read more
Drama games, drills, and exercises to build interpersonal skills, teamwork strategies, creative expression, and trust in the classroom and everyday life. Easy-to-follow directions designed for both the experienced and inexperienced drama teacher.
Paul Elsam's Acting Characters is an introductory handbook for the aspiring actor, compiled of twenty steps grouped into six sections to help create, present and sustain a believable character in most circumstances. Fundamentally practical, the book avoids the heavy discussion of theory that often accompanies books on the sub... read more
|Author:||Paul G. Gleason|
This is a collection of acting exercises to prepare actors for a professional career. It includes 75 exercises divided into fifteen chapters.
Worried about short rehearsal time? Think that fluffing your lines will be the end of your career? Are you afraid you'll be typecast? Is there such a thing as acting too much? How should a stage actor adjust performance for a camera? And how should an actor behave backstage? The Actor's Survival Handbook gives you answers... read more
|Author:||Constantin Stanislavski (tr from Russian Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood)|
"Stanislavsky's now famous book is a contribution to the Theatre and its students all over the world." Sir John Gielgud An Actor Prepares is the most famous acting training book ever to have been written and the work of Stanislavski has inspired generations of actors and trainers. This edition, now reprinted with a new cover ... read more
|Author:||Joe Winston and Miles Tandy|
This third edition of Beginning Drama 4-11 is fully updated and revised in light of the renewed Framework for Teaching Literacy, and provides an introduction for early years and primary school teachers who are new to drama and for student teachers who wish to specialise in the teaching of drama.
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Addresses the need for a comprehensive management program in schools to counter conflict and bullying behaviour. Incorporating detailed theoretical background with practical strategies for use in the classroom, the program focuses on the use of structured drama techniques to empower students. O'Toole and Burton from Griffith Uni.
|Author:||Jacqueline M. Smith-Autard|
"A book which has remained seminal in its field as one of the key texts in dance education. Jacqueline Smith-Autard delves into the creative arena of dance with a logic unmatched by any other creative author in this field" Speech and Drama "Jacqueline Smith-Autard has made significant contributions to the development of dance... read more
|Author:||Jane Luton and Marthy Watson|
|Series:||ESA Study Guides|
Dop March 2009, Auckland softcover This Study Guide will cover all the NCEA Level 3 Drama Achievement Standards. All the year's work will will be presented with brief notes, examples, diagrams, illustrations and photos. There is a full set of questions and activities with answers supplied. Use throughout the year to help ... read more
Give your outstanding students a certificate to recognise their achievement.
Drama Cuts is supported by the Drama Cuts Teachers Resource Book which provides background information on the play texts with a detailed synopsis of the entire play, writing and performing activities on individual plays and groups of plays and notes on the playwrights.
|Series:||Dimensions of Drama S.|
For years, Dorothy Heathcote's innovative "Mantle of the Expert" approach has benefited students and teachers all over the world. Mantle of the Expert starts with a problem or task, and, in role, teachers and students explore what knowledge they already have while making new discoveries along the way.
Drama for ... read more
|Author:||Larraine S. Harrison|
If you dread the thought of teaching the KS3 drama objectives, then "Drama Links" is for you. It provides all the guidance you need to build your confidence working with drama and also offers invaluable support enabling you to address the drama objectives with ease! "Drama Links" provides simple, step-by-step guidance to ten ... read more
This is a photocopiable pack of 24 drama lesson plans, designed for the non-specialist teacher of drama. The lessons are topic-based and many of the themes are already familiar to pupils. The contents include "Little Red Riding Hood", the Egyptians and the "Diary of Anne Frank". The plans are written for Key Stages 1-3 of the... read more
This is a photocopiable pack of 24 drama lesson plans, designed for the non-specialist teacher of drama. The lessons are topic-based and many of the themes are already familiar to pupils. The contents include "Little Red Riding Hood", the Egyptians and the "Diary of Anne Frank". The plans are written for Key Stages 1-3 of... read more
Hamlet is one of the ten most popular titles from the best-selling Cambridge School Shakespeare series now available in a new edition. The new edition includes new and revised activities throughout, new black and white photos from the widest selection of stage and film interpretations of the plays, and a larger glossary provi... read more
Book on shelf is a SAMPLE only - regular price $14.95
X-Factor judge, Louis Walsh, has managed acts such as Westlife, Girls Aloud, Shayne Ward and G4. He formerly steered Boyzone to chart topping success and also propelled Ronan Keating to solo stardom. Now he plans to guide other budding pop stars to superstar success with his "Fast Track to Fame". Louis has succeeded in notchi... read more