Synopses & Reviews
A teacher's handbook of over 140 theatre games designed to stimulate creativity in students of all ages. The games progress from Orientation ("Face to Face, " "You and Me") and Trust ("Catch Me Falling, " "Lead the Blind") to more advanced games that develop the senses, coordination and spontaneity. A section on characters and stories builds improvisational acting skills. All of the essential elements of acting and character development are explored. Sample workshops provide a guide for using the games. Anyone working with young (or old) performers in schools, colleges or community theatre will find this book a valuable resource. Twelve units: Group Orientation; Trust; Warming Up; Developing the Senses; Coordination and Interaction; Cooperation; Reality; Sensitivity and Communication; Transformation, Discovery and Spontaneity; Characters and Stories; Drawing to Music; Creative Quotations.
This teacher's handbook contains 140 theatre games that aim to stimulate creativity in performers of all ages. Split into 12 units, it covers group orientation, trust, warming up, developing the senses, co-ordination and interaction, sensitivity and communication, and characters and stories.