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Drama Menu - Theatre Games in Three Courses

Drama Menu

Theatre Games in Three Courses

By Glyn Trefor-Jones
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback : 9781848422858, 216 pages, April 2015

Description

Drama Menu is a brand new concept for planning and delivering dynamic, progressive drama lessons and workshops. Packed with over 150 tried-and-tested theatre games, exercises and improvisation ideas, it’s an essential resource for any drama teacher or workshop leader—guaranteed to deliver delicious drama sessions every time.

Simply make a selection from each of the three courses, and your whole drama session will come to life with new-found energy and focus:

  • Appetisers are fast-paced warm-up exercises to energise and enthuse the group;
  • Starters are the intermediary course to challenge the players and encourage creativity;
  • Main Courses provide the central part of the session, culminating in a final performance piece;
  • And a few Desserts are also provided, if you have some space at the end of your session for something sweet.

Drama Menu is the recipe book that will relieve the stress of planning lessons and workshops. Now you can get on with what you do best: delivering creative drama sessions that will have your groups hungry for more.

The comprehensive Resource Pack accompanying the book is available to download from this page.

Visit the Drama Menu website, where you can join the online Drama Menu community, browse and share other recommended menus, and download a selection of sound effects, providing everything you need to start playing straight away.

Reviews

"Easy to navigate. .. definitely something for everyone. .. a really useful collection. "

- Teaching Drama

"Unbelievably useful. .. every reader will find something new and of absolute hands-on usefulness. .. Drama Menu will become your companion. "

- ReviewsGate.com

"Ideal. .. [the author's] knowledge and experience are apparent in his writing and this book will provide a great deal of varied and inspiring material for sessions with secondary-aged or older students, although many activities could be used with or adapted for younger age-groups. "

- Drama Resource

"An essential resource for anyone teaching drama to children of all ages. .. with catchy titles, clear numbering and individual exercise summaries Drama Menu is an easily accessible, flexible and creative resource useful for any dramatic platform. A must have for all teachers wanting to give their students the very best!"

- Word Matters

"Well organised and easy to use… a useful and relevant tool for anyone involved with facilitating drama sessions. "

- Drama Magazine