A London Drama Guide to Excellent Practice in Drama for Young People
- Paperback / softback, 212 pages, 244 mm x 170 mm
- 31 Oct 2010
- Trentham Books Ltd
CONTENTS: Foreword by Cecily O'Neill; 1. Introduction: A good place to be: On being inspired through drama; 2. Shaping principles for drama and theatre education (D&TE): What we do and why we do it; 3. Laughter in the dark: Exploring sensitive issues through drama and the question of ethics; 4. Who am I? Roots and routes for defining identity and personal history through GCSE Drama; 5. Three days in Ankara: Practical step by step approach to a Mantle of the Expert teaching project; 6. Throw your mistempered weapons to the ground: The school play from rehearsal to Riverside Studios; 7. 'The play's the thing': Analysing what we and the children are really doing when they play and do drama; 8. Guerrillas in the studio: Making the 14-19 Creative and Media Diploma work; 9. Speech bubbles: London Bubble and educational psychologists working with Key Stage 1 pupils needing support; 10. Quicksilver Theatre, Primary Voices: From child script idea to professional performance; 11. Creative learning in the ATG: How commercial theatre supports learning in schools and the community; 12. About London Drama: The professional organisation for teachers and others, past, present and future; 13. Article 31: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; The contributors; Index.
Where the work really does inspire is when authors write about their practice with clarity, care and a sense of why learning in drama matters, and this shows London drama teachers and workshop leaders at their best - Helen Nicholson - English Drama Media