24 short, solo scenes to assign to your advanced or older students!
Here are 29 short scenes that ONLY have the lines spoken by one actor! (For older or more advanced students.)
22 situations that help students understand the importance of the first-moment onstage. They are ready to print out and assign to your students
Fun, original Drama Notebook game for all ages. Four to five players form an assembly line and pantomime creating an object, but no one knows what anyone else is making!
The ultimate in impossible pantomime. This game includes two printable lists of animals and activities; players must simultaneously perform both!
36 thought-provoking questions to help young actors get to know one another or to use as monologue/short play prompts.
This original Drama Notebook activity invites young actors to create monologues or scenes based on confessions! There are 26 in all; this activity is best suited for older or advanced students.
Here are 24 locations and situations that can help young actors practice making their entrances meaningful!
Students will LOVE this activity in which they get to become immediate experts on funny or serious subjects! 32 funny topics and 32 serious ones are ready to print out, cut apart and put into a hat.
Use this fun activity with older or advanced students. 11 ‘first lines’ and 11 ‘last lines’ are ready to print out and put in a hat. Students work in pairs to create improvised scenes using the lines as prompts.
Students of all ages have a blast creating skits, short plays and monologues based on fictitious fortunes. Three pages of fortunes; over 75 fortunes in all!
Nearly 200 debate topics for varying ages, and five ways to use them dramatically are included in this original Drama Notebook activity!
This is an excellent activity for helping students experiment with movement and character in a non-threatening way. Includes instructions and 28 prompts!
Ready to try something really different? In this lesson, students create performance pieces based on the names of imaginary worlds. Instructions and 40 different names of imaginary worlds are included!
“In every skit, there is a crazy cat lady.” Students have a blast writing original skits that all include one unusual element. Included are instructions for play and 20 ‘In Every Skit’ prompts!
Improv activity for all ages that sparks the imagination. Complete instructions, a printable list of 27 objects, and an example of a skit is included.
Detailed instructions for the classic improv game also known as ‘Bucket.’ Included are 28 scene suggestions and over 60 random lines! Best for older or advanced students.
Students create short plays based on characters who find magical objects. Includes 15 prompts, instructions and more!
7 pages. Ages ten and up. Step by step lesson with that results in an improvised game of whodunit!
Activity in which students create short plays based on myths. Works for a variety of ages and includes instructions, 36 myth prompts, and four myths to read to your group.
30 easy pantomimes for younger students and 36 more difficult ones for older students.
Great pantomime activity for advanced students! 34 difficult pantomimes designed to be printed out and cut apart!
28 pantomime suggestions designed to be printed out, cut apart and used with your group right away. Also included are discussion questions and four ways to play.
42 engaging situations for actors to improvise a one-sided phone conversation. Incredibly fun and perfect for coaching individual actors!
Original Drama Notebook activity that uses proverbs as prompts for dramatic exercises. 88 proverbs, and instructions for using them!
Fantastic drama activity for older or advanced groups that helps students learn how obstacles/characterization can dramatically change a scene.
This is a fun, printable drama activity also known as ‘Scenes from a Hat.’ It works best for older or advanced students.
Here are 28 complex situations with characters to use in improv, character work, or as prompts for students to write their own short plays or skits!
Great group tableau activity for all ages! Includes 22 scenarios for younger students and 40 scenarios for older students and more.
Help your actors become believable onstage by having them practice performing stage business authentically. Here are over 40 suggestions and four ways to practice using them.
Excellent, concise tutorial and activities for teaching the concept of stage pictures. Includes 21 stage picture scenarios to give to small groups of students to practice.
Here is an original Drama Notebook activity that goes beyond bullying and gets to the heart of why people discriminate against one another. Works best for older or advanced groups.
Use this hilarious original activity with your older or advanced students. Includes instructions for the game and 40 disorders that students may draw out of a hat.
Challenging game for all ages in which students must create skits that contain three random words. Includes instructions and THIRTY sets of three words.
Original Drama Notebook activity in which students play tour guides, leading the rest of the class through an imaginary tour of a famous location. Excellent drama integration activity. Includes four printable lists of things to tour.
Lesson that teaches how lines can change meaning in different situations. Included are sixteen sets of lines for pairs, with four different situations for each set of lines.
Ready-to-print and cut apart list of seven unusual questions that can help your group learn interesting things about one another!