100s of Useful Theatre Terms for Students

100s of Useful Theatre Terms for Students

Links to websites containing glossaries of theatre-specific terms for teachers and students. Here you’ll find definitions for acting terms, technical terms covering stagecraft and production areas, improvisation terms, playwriting terms, and even historical terms for Greek and Roman theatre.

100s of Hilarious Drama and Theatresports Games

100s of Hilarious Drama and Theatresports Games

Theatresports is a form of competitive improvisational theatre game first introduced in the 1970s by Keith Johnstone. Games structures are known as handles and usually played in teams of four with scoring based on players demonstrating technique, narrative and entertainment. Theatresports are an effective tool for building improvisation skills in the drama or theatre classroom.

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans

A lesson plan is a teacher’s detailed description of the course of instruction for one class. A daily lesson plan is developed by a teacher to guide class instruction. Details will vary depending on the preference of the teacher, subject being covered, and the need and/or curiosity of students. There may be requirements mandated by…

Research

Research

Atlantic Canada Theatre Site Research into Canadian theatre via playbills, historical newspaper items, performance calendars and texts. Records for Early English Drama Based at the University of Toronto, this project is a collection of categorised links into aspects of early English drama. University of North Texas The Theatre Library Association website promotes the collection, preservation…

Theatre In Education

Theatre In Education

Applied Drama is an umbrella term for the use of drama practice in a specific social context or environment. It is most often undertaken in spaces “not usually defined as theatre buildings, with participants who may or may not be skilled in theatre arts and to audiences who have a vested interest in the issue…

Drama Academic Journals

Drama Academic Journals

An academic journal is a peer-reviewed periodical in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published. Academic journals serve as forums for the introduction and presentation for scrutiny of new research, and the critique of existing research. Content typically takes the form of articles presenting original research, review articles, and book reviews. American…