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The Drama Classroom Companion

The Drama Classroom Companion

by Lindsay Price and Kerry Hishon

The Drama Classroom Companion is filled with articles and exercises to build the skills needed for theatrical performance as well as real world skills like creative thinking, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication.

The digital edition of The Drama Classroom Companion is available for free for Drama Teacher Academy members. Visit DramaTeacherAcademy.com to download or learn more about becoming a Drama Teacher Academy member.

Every drama educator needs more. More resources, more exercises, more help, more time. That’s where The Drama Classroom Companion comes to the rescue!

The Drama Classroom Companion is filled with articles and exercises to build the skills needed for theatrical performance. It helps you nurture real-world skills like creative thinking, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication.

Chapters include...

  • Character Development
  • Giving Feedback
  • Vocal and Physical Skills
  • Playwriting
  • Ensemble Building

Exercises include...

  • Reflection in Role: Character-Driven Script Analysis
  • Community-Building Warmups
  • Spoken-Word Poetry
  • How to Write a Play Review
  • Using the Body to Show Emotion

PLUS there's a bonus section with Reflections and Rubrics.

Most exercises and articles include handouts that you’ll be able to immediately use in the classroom.

Photocopying / Multiple Copies
You may copy the exercises and handouts for your class for educational purposes.

About the Authors

Lindsay Price
Lindsay Price is the Vice President of Theatrefolk Inc. and the co-creator of the Drama Teacher Academy. She has been involved with theatre education for over 25 years as a playwright, adjudicator, workshop instructor, resource writer, curriculum supervisor, professional development creator and keynote speaker. Her plays have been performed in schools all over the world with over 1000 productions a year.

Kerry Hishon
Kerry is an actor, director, stage combatant, and playwright living in London, Ontario, Canada. She has been directing shows for the Original Kids Theatre Company since 2010 including Peter and the Starcatcher, Tarzan, The Wedding Singer, Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr., Fiddler on the Roof Jr. and many more.

She is also the lead instructor for OKTC's T.A.G. (The Actor Grows) Program, teaching the basics of theatre to over 60 new company members each year. Kerry is a member of Art of Combat and has trained in stage combat in London Ontario (Shrew'd Business) and New York City (AoC) since 2010.

Kerry is the primary blogger for Theatrefolk specializing in posts on Rehearsal procedures. She is also a Drama Teacher Academy  Instructor with her course Theatre Etiquette 101.

The Drama Classroom Companion
by Lindsay Price and Kerry Hishon

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