English Drama Club

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English Drama Club

Post by ainz. » Wed Aug 24, 2005 9:15 am

Hi all,

The high school I am currently teaching at does not offer Drama as a subject for their students.
I would like to start up an English Drama Club for students who are interested but I am unsure of how to begin.
Does anyone have any ideas?

Thank you,

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Post by javert » Fri Sep 02, 2005 8:29 am


I set up such a club in my school last year and as far as I remeber we started off with a series of drama warm ups (found in the net) and a general discussion on the students' preferences. We discussed a number of issues connected with what a good play is, characterisation, acting, movement etc. We made some posters (kind of project), short improvisation exercises, role-plays, and after a few meetings I suggested a number of plays that we might prepare.

If you want to know more, i'd be glad to write to you :) , my address is: [email protected]


And here's a list of some useful links:
http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/Alley ... ssons.html
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/think ... exts.shtml
http://www.prel.org/eslstrategies/pdfs/ ... tegies.pdf

and many many more !

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Drama club

Post by ainz. » Sat Sep 03, 2005 9:12 am

Thank you for your help! The sites have been very useful and I have a good idea of how to start now. I will keep your address for furthur down the track if thats ok!
Once again, thanks

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