Perfect for Both Beginning & Advanced Theatre & Technical Theatre Arts Courses
Explore and discuss the dynamic role and impact of theatre in society as well as the dynamic changes in film, television, and electronic media resulting from digital technology.
“Basic Drama Projects is a must for all high school drama teachers! Once you purchase this book, you’ll never need another textbook for your drama classroom.”
Bishop George Drama Director Ahr High School Edison, New Jersey
Build Confidence & Competence
Each chapter uses step-by-step projects to build students’ confidence and competence in areas ranging from theatre basics and elements of acting to technical theatre, producing/directing, and various types of theatre.
A speaking project in every chapter ensures student engagement.
On Your Feet activities get students warmed up.
Theatre Then and Now focuses on theatre history.
Master of the Craft highlights significant leaders in theatre.
Through the course of the program, students gain mastery in:
The elements of acting.
Creating a character.
Producing and directing, and more.
Students also explore and discuss topics such as:
The role of theatre in society.
The rich contributions of diverse cultures to global and American theatre.
Dynamic changes resulting from digital technology in film, television, and electronic media.
Careers inside and outside of theatre and how theatrical experience applies to college and the workplace.
Annotated Teacher’s Edition
This extensive wraparound edition includes a reproduction of the student edition surrounded by support materials from drama teachers—teaching tips, individual and group activities, writing prompts, and substitute teacher lesson plans.
The teacher resource is full of activities that extend and assess student learning. Over 150 blackline masters provide introductory activities for the student edition, standards-aligned activities and project support, peer evaluation, chapter and unit quizzes, and cornerstone assessments.