Political Theatre: 35 Bold Educational Resources

Political Theatre: 35 Bold Educational Resources

Arguably all drama is political theatre, as playwrights compose from a particular point of view and the theatre they create depicts a time, place and society affected by given circumstances. Western theatre which is notably political began with the satires of Aristophanes in Ancient Greece. The modern movement was forged in Germany in the 1920s…

45 Inspirational Epic Theatre Resources for Students and Teachers

45 Inspirational Epic Theatre Resources for Students and Teachers

Epic theatre began in Germany in the early 20th century with Erwin Piscator and Bertolt Brecht. Working independently and together on a number of projects during the 1920s, mostly in Berlin, both practitioners developed their own brand of this radical new theatre form. Largely anti-realistic in style, epic theatre aimed to politically educate the German…