Picture this…..Drama Game of the Week!

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Works well with any age. Good to use for stimulating imagination or for a calmingcool-down at the end of the session. Ask everyone  to spread out and then lay down facing the ceiling. Ask them to close their eyes and picture what you … Continued

Hoola Hoop! Drama Game of the Week!

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This is an oldie but a goodie for promoting teamwork & accomplishment. Get everyone standing in a circle holding hands. Place a hoola hoop on one person’s shoulder so that it is resting on their right or left shoulder at the … Continued

Where am I? Drama Game of the Week!

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This game can be used to simulate imagination & physicality. A great warm up if you are going on to do work which involves asking your group to imagine themselves in a different setting.  Ask everyone to walk around the space … Continued

Race! Drama Game of the Week!

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Does your group need a kick start first thing in the morning? This is a great energising warm-up activity to get everyone moving and awake!  Have everyone stand in a circle facing inward and tell the group that they are … Continued

Drama Game of the Week! Music Box

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Music Box A great vocal warmup and focus game. Everyone sits or stands in a circle, with their heads down and eyes closed. Start by making a repetitive sound, as an example such as “dum, dum, dum, dum.” Then encourage the pupils to think … Continued

Drama Game of the Week!

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The Rain Game A great game to bring your students together and get them to focus. Get everyone in a circle. Rub the palms of your hands together, making a swishing sound. Ask the students to join in. Once all the students … Continued

Zip, Zap, Boing! Drama Game of the Week!

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This game is a fantastic icebreaker and is also used for creating energy and focus within a group before a performance. The last time we played it was before a performance at The Lowry Theatre in Manchester with a group … Continued

Drama Game of the Week!

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The Stage Game Physical warm up + an introduction to stagecraft Approximately 10 minutes long Everybody goes to the edges of the room or makes a large circle. If you don’t have an actual stage, you can mark out where … Continued

Drama Game of the Week!

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A fun way to get a group physically and mentally alert as well as building teamwork and cooperation. You need a large space to play it in. Teach everyone the following three characters: Giant – Stands on tip-toes,  raises hands above head, curl fingers, makes a roaring … Continued

Drama Game of the Week

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Teamwork, Focus, Rhythm Warm up Human Machine Any size group. This is a great drama game that encourages a group to work together. Get everyone in a circle, they can choose whether to stand or sit. One person starts by … Continued

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