Theatre Education

21 Things Theatre Teachers Can Tell Their Students That Regular Teachers Can't -- These are actual conversations that actual theatre educators are having with their students. Every theatre teacher wonders, “What do my students go home and tell their parents? Hey, Mom and Dad! Guess what my theatre teacher said today.

A Brief History of Theater -- An overview of theatre from its origins to predictions for the future.

A Dramatic Education -- Welcome to "A Dramatic Education!" Browse the lesson plans, click on some links, scan the internet, search amazon.com, and give your own input!

Art of Play, The -- An essay on how even more or less structured games may have dramatic elements.

Arts on the Move -- Provides creative support for schools, youth theatres, junior drama groups and young actors.

Beautiful Qualities of Drama Educators, The -- I share this list with you today as I feel Drama Educators are often undervalued when in reality they are a unique commodity with much to offer the educational system.

BluePrintArts -- Curriculum guide for New York City Department of Education.

Broadway.com Study Guides -- Many Broadway shows offer study guides to help you incorporate theater into your curriculum. Feel free to share these guides with your group to give them a better understanding of the show!

ChildDrama -- This website is packed with resources for Drama Teachers in Elementary and Secondary Schools.

ControlBooth.com -- Devoted to teaching high school-level techies practical and useful skills they can use in the theatre.

Creative Drama and Role-Playing in Education -- Ideas on helping young people improvise.

Creative Drama and Theatre Education Resource Site -- A resource for educators, students, artists, and interested parties in creative drama and theatre.

Didaskalia: Ancient Theater Today -- Your electronic source for the latest developments in Greek and Roman drama, dance, and music as they are performed today.

Digital Theatre -- Exclusive, unlimited access to the world's finest theatre productions.

Stream world class theatre experiences to any device, anywhere in the world.

Dramatic Feelings -- Students will examine a feeling word and represent it in a dramatic presentation.

Drama Lesson Plans -- If you're looking for new ideas, need to build a portfolio of lessons quickly or just want to save time then our drama lesson plans are for you.

Drama Notebook -- Drama Notebook is a trusted name in drama education. With plenty of free resources, and new materials added all of the time, it continues to be a favorite 'go-to' website for drama teachers in 28 countries.

Drama and Theatre Lesson Plans -- 39 lesson plans.

Educational Theatre Association -- Theatre festivals for students, professional development programs for theatre teachers, a magazine, a quarterly journal, and much more.

Emergency Lesson Plans -- A collection of 25 Emergency Lesson Plans, perfect for enhancing your drama toolbox, to leave with a substitute teacher, or to liven things up on a rainy day.

Everyman -- Welcome to the Luminarium Everyman page. Here you will find an introduction to the play and Everyman play texts. The site also has essays and articles, as well as links to study resources and a list of books helpful for further study.

FormSwift -- With our three lesson plan templates, educators can create and fill out a lesson plan with a professional design for their math, science and language arts courses, and download them in PDF or MS Word format with a single click.

FreeBookNotes -- The original and largest literature study guide search engine on the web. We have meticulously scoured the web to track down all of the free book notes, study guides, book summaries, chapter summaries, and analyses available for thousands of books, plays, and poems.

IDEAS -- Wisconsin High School Theatre Education standards.

Internet Theatre Database, The -- Your source to find out about the living history of theatre - past, present, and future.

LibraryThing -- Enter what you’re reading or your whole library. It’s an easy, library-quality way to catalog your books online and share with others. Maybe you have what they need and vice versa!

Multi-Cultural Theatre in Music -- Designed to help fourth and fifth grade students acquire musical and dramatic skills and knowledge.

Novelguide.com -- We provide an educational supplement for better understanding of classic and contemporary Literature Profiles, Metaphor Analysis, Theme Analyses, and Author Biographies.

Online Guide to the History of Theatre -- A reference guide to the development of classical theatre.

Perfection Learning -- A leading publisher of teacher and student curriculum materials for grades Pre-K through 12.

Practical Technical Theatre -- The complete solution for technical theatre classrooms.

Pro Profs -- The site hosts more than 1,000,000 pages of content in 70+ languages, and is a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world's largest library of professional tests & quizzes.

Quizlet -- Create your own flashcards.

Research and Study of the Theatre by National Cultures -- Caribbean, American, English, French, German, Greek, Israeli, Italian, Japanese, Roman, Spanish.

Schmoop -- Lively Learning Guides by Experts & Educators.

SparkNotes -- Todday's most popular study guides.

Science Direct -- Drama education and improvisation as a resource of teacher student's creativity.

TeachIt English -- Because we know that English teachers often teach both English and Drama we are delighted to be able to offer a little help in this area.

TeAchnology -- free and easy to use resources for teachers dedicated to improving the education of today's generation of students.

Theatre Database -- Articles, quotes and trivia.

TheatreHistory.com -- Articles on topics about worldwide theatre history.

Theatre History Resources -- Links and article resourcing theatre history.

Theatre History Sites on the WWW -- a comprehensive listing of links including Classic Greek and Roman, Medieval, Elizabethan, Illusionistic, and American theatre.

TheatreCrafts.com -- The Biggest Theatre Glossary on the Web with over 1400 terms now listed.

TheatreFolk.com -- Original playscripts for high schools.

TheatrGroup Method Acting Procedures -- This page will lead interested individuals to descriptions of various techniques and procedures of so-called "method" acting. What you will find here is not copied from books. It's in my own words, and composed for you with definitions, analogies, descriptions and examples of this work which I am able to relate to you after studying, teaching, and using it as an actor for the past 23 years.

Theatre in Education -- Info on some alternative theatre education programs.

Theatre Templates -- Running a theatre requires a lot of different forms, spreadsheets and other paperwork. We've created templates for all that paperwork and gathered it in one convenient collection.

Tips for Directors -- There are a million things we love about theatre, so here’s a reminder about why we put ourselves through this season after season, year after year.

WWW Virtual Library of Theatre and Drama Resources -- Here you will find pointers to resources in more than 40 countries around the world, for professionals, amateurs, academics and students of all ages.

V&A Theatre and Performance Archives -- The outcome of a unique agreement between the Federation of Entertainment Unions and the V&A Theatre and Performance Department enabling us to make high quality archival recordings of live performance without payment of artists' fees for research purposes.

 

Stage Presence -- Cards and gifts for theatrical people.

Theatre Trivia -- A collection of 1028 theatre trivia questions covering 14 categories.

VolunteerGifts.com -- Design logo merchandise at discount prices exclusively for nonprofit organizations.

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