Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Game of the Week

  • Clap Across The Circle Clap Across The Circle
    The sound of a handclap is passed across a circle. The group stands or sits in a circle. One player (Ben) begins by making eye contact with another player (Maria) across the circle. Ben claps his hands towards Maria as though he is throwing the sound to her. Maria claps her hands a short distance away from her body as though catching the sound that Ben made and simultaneously bringing her hands towards her. Maria chooses someone else to make eye contact with and claps towards that person. If a...

Commedia dell'Arte - Weekend Course

Saturday and Sunday 2nd/3rd August 2014
10:30am - 4:30pm Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London E1


Places are booking fast for this in-depth two-day course following demand from participants in our previous one-day workshops. The course will give everybody the opportunity to improvise, explore and perform Commedia scenarios in depth. This highly practical and fun weekend gives a solid foundation in commedia, exploring masks and character types, physical storytelling, improvisation, lazzi, stagecraft, grommelot and developing scenarios.

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Primary Drama Across The Curriculum

Wednesday 1st October 2014
10:30am - 4:30pm at Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London E1


This one-day drama INSET course immerses you in activities and ideas which you can take back and use immediately in the primary school classroom or drama club. The drama strategies can be used across the curriculum and are designed to meet statutory drama and literacy objectives. Read More >

Drama Strategies

More... Conscience Alley    

Conscience Alley

A character walks down an alleyway formed by members of the class as they use persuasive arguments to help make a decision.

More... Hot Seating    

Hot Seating

A character is questioned by the group about his or her background, behaviour and motivation.

More... Still Images / Freeze Frames    

Still Images / Freeze Frames

Participants create physical shapes by using their bodies to represent people, objects or abstract concepts.

More... Role On The Wall    

Role On The Wall

Participants pool their ideas and develop understanding of a character, whether real or fictional, through written contributions to a drawing.

More... Teacher in Role    

Teacher in Role

The teacher (or other adult) assumes the role of a character to guide and develop students’ learning.

More... Soundscape    


The leader or one member of the group acts as conductor, whilst the rest of the group are the 'orchestra'.

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