Thursday, April 24, 2014

Drama Courses

Since 2005 Drama Resource has offered a range of high quality training opportunities to hundreds of teachers, teaching assistants, drama practitioners, actors and directors. Courses on drama in education explore the role of drama techniques to use across the curriculum. Courses on directing and devising theatre use exciting and creative approaches to developing group performance.  All courses are highly practical and supported by course notes, enabling participants to easily adapt the approaches for their own use. You can book these courses through this website or through Hotcourses (see bottom of page)

Courses Coming Soon

  • Stage Fighting with Kevin McCurdy Stage Fighting with Kevin McCurdy
    Tuesday 5th August 2014 Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8EP Course Tutor: Kevin McCurdy In 2014 we are offering a new one-day course on unarmed stage-fighting with acclaimed Stage Combat Master Kevin McCurdy who choreographs for Shakespeare's Globe, the National Theatre and the RSC - as well as films, TV and theatre. The course is suitable for teachers and other drama professionals working with pupils aged from 12 years upwards. No previous...
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  • Primary Drama Across the Curriculum Primary Drama Across the Curriculum
    Wednesday 1st October 2014 10:30am - 4:30pm Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 Course Tutor: David Farmer 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 - including still images, teacher in role, hot-seating, ten-second...
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  • Drama Games for Teaching Shakespeare Drama Games for Teaching Shakespeare
    Wednesday 8th October 2014 10:30am - 4:30pm: Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 Wednesday 5th November 2014: 10:00am - 4:00pm: Contact Theatre, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Course Tutor: David Farmer This popular one-day course outlines a practical approach to teaching Shakespeare to children and young people from key stage 2 right up to teenagers and adults. We explore a range of enjoyable and accessible drama games and exercises that will quickly get students...
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  • Who’s Writing This Anyway? A Devising Course for Theatre Practitioners with John Wright Who’s Writing This Anyway? A Devising Course for Theatre Practitioners with John Wright
    Wednesday 15th October 2014 Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London E1     Course Tutor: John Wright Drama Resource is proud to present a Masterclass with John Wright. This one-day practical course investigates a structured approach to devising theatre. John will cover three main aspects of his work: Adaptation - the ways and means of remodelling non-theatrical material into a theatrical scenario. Devising text - the ways and means of creating a written text collaboratively. Generating...
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  • Brecht and Stanislavski - Two Giants - led by Mandy McKenna Brecht and Stanislavski - Two Giants - led by Mandy McKenna
    Wednesday 12th November 2014 10:30am - 4:30pm Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 This highly popular workshop gives you the opportunity to explore through practice the ideas of two hugely influential theatre practitioners - Konstantin Stanislavski and Bertolt Brecht. Both men challenged the existing conventions of theatre-making and developed their own systems, which continue to influence theatre and cinema today.   Through practical exercises you will explore the...
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  • Twilight Drama INSET Sessions
    Drama Resource offers twilight INSET sessions which provide teachers with a selection of tried and tested accessible drama games and activities. Drama expert David Farmer will run a relaxed and enjoyable session accessible to all staff. The activities and approaches can be used to improve literacy and to create interactive learning opportunities across the curriculum. The visual, auditory and kinaesthetic approaches of drama will appeal to children with a range of learning styles. The staff training...
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  • INSET with David Farmer
    Booking Details and 2014 Price List Download Acrobat file (PDF) As well as running courses in London, David Farmer offers INSET to all primary schools across the UK, including whole-school training days and twilight sessions. He also presents workshops in schools and conferences abroad - including Portugal and Switzerland. He is a recommended tutor by the Independent Association of Prep Schools. A typical CPD session introduces teaching...
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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

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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 >

Lots of inspirational ideas packed into one day. I've enjoyed every minute and learnt a lot.

Sally Steele (April 2013)

Thank you so much for such a carefully thought out programme. I loved your calm, wise, appreciation.

Elaine English (November 2012)

It was a wonderful way to get new ideas - and be reminded of old ones. I enjoyed the chance to work with enthusiastic like-minded people.

Alex Wilkie (October 2008)

I found the day absolutely brilliant and have already taught a couple of lessons to Year 3 using your planning. The most valuable thing for me was to actually take part in the activities as it gave me a deeper understanding of the drama techniques.

Claire Stokes (September 2008)

I came here to be inspired and I have been. Thank you for such a great day of drama that I can use across all areas of the curriculum.

Karen Boswell (April 2013)

A lively, inspirational and safe atmosphere was established to enable creative engagement.

Sean Spurvey (November 2012)

It is a while since I have been on a course which truly inspired and re-energised my teaching.

Ginny Davies (February 2010)

I thought that you created an atmosphere of trust and cooperation. It was an extremely enjoyable day where I learnt a lot. Those days don't come by very often.

Diana Smith (May 2009.)

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