Synopses & Reviews
Provides workshop activities and dramatic sketches for student actors.
Students will learn both improvisational and structured drama by using the sequential workshops and plays included in the lesson plans of this book. A two-part book with fourteen dramatic sketches that can be done in the classroom. The workshops cover the basics of sound and music, words and movement, and poetry and imagination. The sketches allow the students to apply the basics they have learned. Many students may participate simultaneously in the workshops and playlets. This book can be the basic text for any acting class. Contents Include: Part I--Creative Drama Workshops: "No Audience" Activities, Sound Patterns: Rhythm &Drama, Group Poetry Production, Group Activities, Improvisations with Large Groups. PART II--DRAMATIC SKETCHES (samples): Holed-Up, Sophie, Tea Party, The Victim.