For Drama Educators
Over the years through our work in drama education we have created a sector for drama – to equip drama educators with all the knowledge and resources they need to take their practice to the next level. We share drama tools, learnings from drama-in-education and much more.
Salt and Pepper
A great tool that primary teachers can use for
- Body warm-up
- Pair Work
- Introduction to thinking with your body
- Making physical contact in a positive way (good touch)
Historical Figures through Character Study
Co-Planned with History, this tool can be used to teach drama concepts:
- Character study research exercise.
- World of the character.
- Visualisation and Physicalization.
Chorus Performance: Exploring Poetic Expression
An Exemplar Unit to learn Drama Concepts
- Synchronized moving and speaking
- Spatial awareness
- Group Listening and Collective Imagination
- Ranges – Volume, Vocal Tone, etc
This is a Ball
A great tune in activity for teachers working with primary students. It helps cultivate skills such as
- giving and receiving
- thinking of possibilities
- rhythm in speech
Adaptations of Drama Tools
Our Using Drama for Learning specialists share unique adaptations of the drama tools teachers have come up with over the course of the program.
Our latest initiative ‘Drama in Education Jams’ is an organic space for drama practitioners and educators to come together, share knowledge and tools to be better facilitators in the education space.
It was wonderful to be a part of such a great initiative. It was fascinating to be in a space as both, the student and the teacher. It’s very unique […]
I was fortunate to attend the first session of this initiative by Aagaaz and Theatre Professionals Education. It was met with enthusiasm interacting with all those who came for the […]
It was my first time attending the Aagaz meet in January and now I intend to join all the monthly meetings. Being new in the field of Drama in Education, […]
“I was introduced to (DiE) jam sessions through their Facebook page. I am a drama facilitator and I wanted to learn something new in my field.The sessions are informal, fun […]
“It’s not just the fun of doing the exercises but also the feedback that helps us view the exercises from different perspectives. You may discover new uses for a devised […]
See what educators have to say…
Tasneem Fatehi , our co-founder writes about how Drama in grades 6,7,8 aids childhood developmental future skills and academic excellence in grades 6, 7 and 8 Click here to Read […]
Learnings from Drama in Education
‘Igniting the senses, using the aesthetic power of drama in the pre-primary classroom’ Our co-founder and director, Jehan Manekshaw, while talking about Drama in the pre-primary classroom at the EducationWorld […]
Sonya Baehr, Vice President, International Drama Theatre and Education Association (IDEA) was the keynote speaker for the “Kids Drama” Symposium in Chengdu, China held on December 1st, 2018. Baehr’s speech […]
What happens when a mathematician and theatre maker are in the same room?
You ask questions. You explore. You derive.You find answers.
Our drama for learning specialist, Srividya Srinivas, shares her experiences and learnings whilst (working remotely and) pursuing her MA in Applied Theatre at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
Timira Gupta, Educator and Arts-Based Therapy practitioner, shares through her experience, how using drama in a pre-primary classroom is a practical mode to achieve all four areas of child’s development – physical, intellectual, social and emotional.
Our director and co-founder, Jehan Manekshaw, shares some of the gems from the 13th TAISI Leadership Conference that he attended from 27th to 29th September, 2018.
Foremost voice coach and acting trainer, Patsy Rodenburg speaks of the “Second Circle” – the circle of presence, immediacy, and being connected to what we are doing in the here and now.
Jehan Manekshaw, Co-Founder Theatre Professionals reveals how Drama in Education benefits learners, teachers, and the wider school stakeholder community. He shares findings of the latest success stories of drama based school improvement programmes from across the world
Tasneem Fatehi, Co-Founder Theatre Professionals shares her thoughts on anchoring social and emotional intelligence, future readiness, and academic excellence in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades through Drama in Education.
Bullying is a form of violent behavior that has a markedly negative effect on many aspects of the daily lives of thousands of children. Through a literature review, the present […]