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

Fairytale Drama

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Fairytales are great for use in all different areas of the curriculum. For English you can create a storyboard of events for a fairytale, in Maths use magic beans as a counting aid, in Geography you can create a map … Continued

Shakespeare Resources

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Globe Education have produced a resource on A Midsummer Night’s Dream which is aimed for students at Key Stage 3 and 4. It contains the entire script  with a range of exercises for rehearsals , actors’ comments and full colour photos from … Continued

Storytelling resources

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Here at Act On Info we really value the art of storytelling and often use interactive storytelling within our literacy  drama workshops.  Traditional Arts Team with the support of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation has produced an invaluable resource aimed at … Continued

Free 2 Choose Conference 2013

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We have been working on a fantastic project about Forced Marriage since September which came to fruition this Monday with the Free 2 Choose 2013 Conference held at Manchester University. A collaborative project between Manchester City Council, the CPS, the … Continued

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