December 2022
Holiday Books and Stories For Children To Act Out

Holiday Stories to Act Out
List of 20 delightful wintry children’s books and ways to use them for activities and performances.

More Holiday Books And Stories For Children To Act Out

More Holiday Stories to Act Out
List of 20 more delightful children’s books and ways to use them for activities and performances.

November 2022
Alice in Wonderland Seussical Style

Alice in Wonderland Seussical Style
Flexible casting for 10+ characters. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Narration and rhyming make it perfect for elementary and middle school. Suggestions for adding more Lewis Carroll poetry to your performance.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland – Full Length
Flexible casting for 25+ characters. Traditional story and characters. Approximately 60 minutes running time.

Alice in Wonderland in 20 Minutes

Alice in Wonderland in 20 Minutes
Flexible casting for 10+ characters. Approximately 20 minutes running time with ideas for adding creative movement. Traditional Alice in Wonderland story, perfect for elementary through high school. Includes suggestions for adding more Lewis Carroll poetry to your production.

Alice in Wonderland for Early Readers

Alice in Wonderland for Early Readers
Flexible casting for 10+ characters. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Leading narration and rhyming make it perfect for preschool and elementary. Includes suggestions for adding more poetry to your production.

Moonlighters

Moonlighters
4 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 20 minutes long. Holiday play script about elves who are unhappy with the working conditions at the North Pole. Fun for middle and high school.

October 2022
Santa’s Little Reindeer, The Musical

Santa’s Little Reindeer, The Musical
17+ characters with flexible casting. Approximately 40 minutes running time. Sheet music and a link to recorded backtracks for 8 songs are included! (10 credits)

Suitcase of Possibility

Costume Closet Challenge
Fun costume activity that helps students to think creatively!

Suitcase of Possibility

Suitcase of Possibility
Creative drama lesson that involves a suitcase with five items in it.

Creative Drama Magic

Creative Drama Magic
Magic-themed drama lesson for young children. 8 pages of songs, movement activities, stories, and more.

Remembrance Day Monologues

Remembrance Day Monologues
Remembrance Day is Canada’s day to celebrate veterans. Here are 26 monologues written by students!

Sample Assessment Ideas

Sample Assessment Ideas
Assessment comments and progress report ideas for drama students of all age groups.

Santa’s Little Reindeer Rap

Santa’s Little Reindeer Rap
8+ characters with flexible casting. Approximately 15 minutes running time. It’s Christmas Eve and Santa is sick. It’s up to one little reindeer to save the day! Raps provide an opportunity to include many children.

The Trees of Throop

The Trees of Throop
5 characters. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Original holiday story with colorful characters and a message of kindness. Nostalgic and quirky. Written by Ted LoRusso.

A Simple Act of Kindness

A Simple Act of Kindness
5 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes long. It’s Christmas Eve and an inn keeper is reminded that money isn’t everything.

September 2022
Creative Drama-Books

Creative Drama-Books
Book-themed drama lesson for young children. 8 pages of songs, movement activities, stories and more.

Creative Drama Lesson-Bugs

Creative Drama Lesson-Bugs
Bug-themed drama lesson for young children. 8 pages of songs, movement activities, stories and more.

BUGS Play Script

BUGS
10+ characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes long. Original play script about bugs and insects perfect for primary grades.

Where in the World is Princess Poppy Script

Where in the World is Princess Poppy Script
14 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 20 minutes long. A funny mystery based on the interactive mystery of the same name, created by Jennifer Reif.

Mystery of the Stolen Treasure Play Script

Mystery of the Stolen Treasure Play Script
12+ characters, flexible casting. Approximately 20 minutes long. A funny mystery play based on the interactive mystery of the same name, created by Jennifer Reif.

Production Meeting Checklist

Production Meeting Checklist
7-page checklist to use to keep track of your behind-the-scenes roles and dates.

Simple Costume Chart

Simple Costume Chart
List of costume items for each individual actor in your play.

Light Cue Sheet

Light Cue Sheet
Simple light cue sheet for your lighting designer and light board operator.

Sound Cue Sheet

Sound Cue Sheet
Simple sound cue sheet for your sound designer and sound board operator.

Prop List

Prop List
Simple prop list sheet for your student prop master.

House Manager Checklist

House Manager Checklist
Two-page checklist for student house managers.

August 2022
50 Things Students Can Learn From Theatre

50 Things Students Can Learn from Theatre
50 ways theatre helps children and teens learn and grow.

Merlin and the Dragons

Merlin and the Dragons
10+ characters with flexible casting. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A simple and funny play about the legend of the Sword and the Stone.

The Clearing

The Clearing
6-20 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 30 minutes long. 10 vignettes are set in a clearing in the woods and woven together with wit, wonder, and wisdom. Written by Jennifer Reif.

Whitney Darling

Whitney Darling, A Modern Peter Pan Story
7 Characters. Flexible Casting. Approximately 30 minutes running time. A modern telling of Peter Pan.

Scope and Sequence for Early Childhood Drama

Scope and Sequence for Early Childhood Drama
Everything you need to organize and plan a year of teaching creative drama to young children.

Scope and Sequence for Planning Drama Lessons

Scope and Sequence for Planning Drama Lessons
Everything you need to organize and plan a year of teaching drama.

Attention Getters

Attention Getters
32 ideas for getting your students’ attention in drama class or rehearsal. Perfect for all ages.

Face Off Makeup Lesson

Face Off Stage Makeup Challenge
Working in small groups, students will apply makeup to fit the provided weekly theme. Students will have fun collaborating as they become comfortable and confident in the stagecraft of makeup application.

Theatre Practioners

Theatre Practitioners
Drama Lesson about Stanislavski, Brecht, and Artaud. Contains background information for each theorist along with engaging acting exercises and challenges within each method.

July 2022
Theatre Spaces PowerPoint

Theatre Spaces PowerPoint
Use this PowerPoint and helpful transcript to teach your students about theatre spaces and basic stage vocabulary. Explore the different types of stages, curtains, lights, and more.

Theatre Spaces PowerPoint Transcript

Theatre Spaces PowerPoint Transcript
Use this PowerPoint and helpful transcript to teach your students about theatre spaces and basic stage vocabulary. Explore the different types of stages, curtains, lights, and more.

People of the Theatre PowerPoint

People of the Theatre PowerPoint
Use this PowerPoint and helpful transcript to teach your students about the different jobs people hold in theatre.

People of the Theatre PowerPoint Transcript

People of the Theatre PowerPoint Transcript
Use this PowerPoint and helpful transcript to teach your students about the different jobs people hold in theatre.

A Journey Through the Ages in Costume Design PowerPoint

History of Costume Design PowerPoint
Use this PowerPoint and helpful transcript to teach your students about costumes and clothing throughout history.

A Journey Through the Ages in Costume Design PowerPoint Transcript

History of Costume Design Transcript
Use this PowerPoint and helpful transcript to teach your students about costumes and clothing throughout history.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 20 Minutes

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 20 Minutes
8-11 characters. Flexible casting. Short version of Midsummer, by William Shakespeare featuring the mechanicals and fairies. Maintains much of Shakespeare’s text. Great for elementary and middle school.

Hamlet in 30 Minutes

Hamlet in 30 Minutes
8-11 characters. Approximately 30 minutes running time. Flexible casting. Maintains much of Shakespeare’s text. Great for elementary and middle school.

The Tempest in 20 Minutes

The Tempest in 20 Minutes
10-12 characters. Abridged to a fun and manageable 20 minutes. A shipwreck brings Prospero’s enemies to the very shore they cast him on a year ago. Will he take revenge, or learn the power of forgiveness?

Puss In Boots

Puss in Boots
24 characters, very flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes long. Based on the Italian fairy tale, Puss in Boots.

Puss In Boots For Early Readers

Puss in Boots for Early Readers
10+ characters, flexible casting. Approximately 5 minutes long. Based on the Italian folktale, Puss in Boots.

The Fisherman and His Wife

The Fisherman and His Wife
4-25 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes long. Based on the classic tale, The Fisherman and His Wife.

The Big Top

The Big Top
10+ characters, flexible casting. Approximately 15 minutes long. Original script by Laura Rohrman and her young students.

Island 2050

Island 2050
7+ characters, flexible casting. Approximately 20 minutes long. In this futuristic comedy, characters pursue their dreams in search of The Golden Burrito! Original script by Laura Rohrman and her young students.

The Moon Dream

The Moon Dream
10+ characters, flexible casting. Approximately 15 minutes long. A dog dreams of going to the moon. Original script by Laura Rohrman and her young students.

June 2022
More Lines in a Pocket

More Lines in a Pocket
Detailed instructions for the classic improv game also known as ‘Bucket.’ Included are 28 more scene suggestions and over 60 additional random lines! Best for older or advanced students.

More Scene Starters for Pairs

More Scene Starters for Pairs
Here are 28 more scene starters for improvisation for younger students and 28 more scene starters for older students! Print them out and start the activity immediately.

Cinderella Play Script for Children

Cinderella
8-10 characters. 11 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. Funny Cinderella play script.

The Emperors New Clothes

The Emperor’s New Clothes
10-12 characters. 10 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. Comical playscript of The Emperor’s New Clothes.

Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs
5 characters. 4 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. Three Little Pigs comedy play script.

Creative Drama Lesson Pirates

Creative Drama Lesson-Pirates
Pirate-themed drama lesson for young children. 8 pages of songs, movement activities, stories, and more.

Rainbowland Play Script

Rainbowland
7+characters. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Colorful characters like fairies, knights, witches, and butterflies share a message of kindness. Leading narration makes it easy for young children to perform. Written by Jennifer Reif.

May 2022
Toy Store

Toy Store
5-30 characters (13 characters as written), approximately 10 minutes running time. When the shop owner leaves, all the toys come to life!

TJ’s Elephant

TJ’s Elephant
21 Characters. Approximately 30 minutes running time. Cast size and gender breakdown are flexible. In this original play, the elephant in the room is grief. A perfect way for high schoolers to explore a difficult topic with creativity and heart.

How to Teach Home School Drama

How to Teach Homeschool Drama
16-page guide to leading a homeschool drama group!

Silly Superheroes

Silly Superheroes
Fun lists of silly superheroes, funny powers, serious powers, and outrageous scenarios for drama class.

Superhero Character Worksheet and Costume Design

Superhero Character Worksheet and Costume Design
Original superhero character worksheet and costume design tutorial.

Superhero Drama Games and Activities

Superhero Drama Games and Activities
13 superhero-themed drama games and activities.

Superhero Drama Lesson

Superhero Drama Lesson
Students create their own superhero characters based on traits that all superheroes share.

April 2022
Happy Birthday Beatrix Potter

Happy Birthday Beatrix Potter
13 characters with flexible casting. Approximately 20 minutes running time. Join Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, Hunker Munker, and other animal friends as they surprise Beatrix Potter with kindness and friendship. Written by Jennifer Reif.

Velveteen Rabbit Jennifer

The Velveteen Rabbit
7-10 characters, approximately 15 minutes running time. Touching story based on the beloved children’s book, The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. Incorporates tableaus and creative movement. Adapted by Jennifer Reif.

Creative Drama-Summer

Creative Drama Lesson-Summer
Creative drama lesson with a theme of summer. 9 pages filled with original ideas for imagination play, storytelling, singing, dancing, and more. Excellent for preschool through early elementary.

How to Coach Individual Drama Students

How to Coach Individual Drama Students
Helpful guide for acting coaches, and those teaching individual drama lessons.

Activities for Coaching Individual Drama Students

Activities for Coaching Individual Drama Students
Fantastic collection of activities to use when working with individual drama students.

King Lear Knows Best

King Lear Knows Best
16 characters, approximately 25 minutes running time. Modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Lear, written by Olivia Arieti.

March 2022
Othello in One Hour

Othello in One Hour
9+ characters. Shakespeare’s Othello in One Hour. Perfect for reading in class or performance. 3 credits.

Short Othello Scripts

Short Othello Scripts
6 characters, 10 minutes and 3 minutes. Short versions of Shakespeare’s Othello

Romeo and Juliet in 30 Minutes

Romeo and Juliet in 30 Minutes
15+ characters. 30-minute version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Flexible casting. Condensed script maintains integrity of Shakespeare’s writing. Perfect for middle and high school groups.

Macbeth in 30 Minutes

Macbeth in 30 Minutes
20+ characters. Flexible casting. 30-minute version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Condensed script maintains integrity of Shakespeare’s writing. Perfect for middle and high school groups.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 30 Minutes

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 30 Minutes
13-30 characters. Flexible casting. 30-40 running time. Short version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Maintains Shakespeare’s text. Great for middle and high school groups.

A Midsummer To Do

A Midsummer To Do
19+characters. Approximately 45 minutes running time. A fresh and fun take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Weaves Shakespeare’s language with modern scenes.

More Shakespeare Activities

More Shakespeare Activities
11 more pages packed full of Shakespeare lesson ideas, activities, tutorials and more!

1. Creative Drama Lesson-Occupations

Creative Drama Lesson-Occupations
Creative drama lesson with a theme of occupations. 8 pages filled with original ideas for imagination play, storytelling, singing, dancing, and more. Excellent for preschool through early elementary.

Occupations-Short Scenes for Early Readers

Occupations-Short Scenes for Early Readers
Ten short scenes about different jobs for early readers or English language learners. Each script is one page in length. Sight words and rhyming make scenes easy and fun to read.

Useful Women, A Victorian Chat Show

Useful Women, A Victorian Chat Show
6 characters. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Historical and comedic script featuring exceptional women in the 19th Century. Suitable for elementary, middle and high school students, especially those studying 19th century England.

Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter: An American Icon
16-26 characters-flexible casting. Approximately 60 minutes running time. As the men head off to war, Rosie paves the way for the women to take over the factory and support the war effort. Bring the story of the WW2 American War Effort to life with this script by Elizabeth West. Inspired by the iconic painting and song of Rosie the Riveter.

Dolly the Polka Dotted Llama and the Mackindo Zoo

Dolly the Polka Dotted Lama and the Mackindoo Zoo
15+ characters of any gender. Approximately 20 minutes running time. Dolly has a hard time fitting in because she looks different, but it is her uniqueness that ultimately saves the day. Comedy for all ages by Chuck Novatka.

February 2022
Body Image Lesson

Body Image Lesson
Explore body image in a fun, creative, and safe way. This lesson provides playful ideas for movement, character creation, and discussion. A great way for middle and high school students to build self-awareness and self-confidence.

Wise Clytie

Wise Clytie
11+ characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes long. A Greek myth based on a water nymph who turns into a sunflower. Adapted by Linda Kohler.

Chicken Little Investigates

Chicken Little Investigates
8+ characters with flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Science-based tale, where characters discover gravity. Includes drama lesson plan. Adapted by Lois Wickstrom.

Huff Puff Grind Three Little Pigs

Huff, Puff, Grind…The Three Little Pigs Get Smart
6+ characters with flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Science-based tale, where characters discover a problem can be a solution out of place. Includes drama lesson plan. Adapted by Lois Wickstrom.

Goldilocks and the Six Simple Machines

Goldilocks and the Six Simple Machines
5+ characters with flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Science-based tale, where characters explore scientific principles. Includes drama lesson plan. Adapted by Lois Wickstrom.

Theatre Etiquette for Younger Students

Theatre Etiquette for Younger Students
Theatre etiquette rules for elementary students.

Theatre Etiquette!

Theatre Etiquette!
Theatre etiquette rules for middle school and high school students.

January 2022
Sally

Sally
4 characters, approximately one-hour running time. Thomas Jefferson/Sally Hemings historical play script by Leonard Goodisman.

The Census

The Census
4 characters. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Short play that deals with the history of the US census and questions about race.

Thomas Thomas

Thomas, Thomas
2 characters. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Short play about Thomas Jefferson renting his slaves to another slave owner.

Brer Rabbit Tricks Brer Fox

Brer Rabbit Tricks Brer Fox
9 characters with flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. An original take on the familiar Brer Rabbit Down the Well tale. Written by Malcom Henty.

Brer Rabbit Meet Brer Lion

Brer Rabbit Meets Brer Lion
4 characters with flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Original take on a Brer Rabbit trickster tale using rhyming couplets. Written by Malcom Henty.

Brer Rabbit Mr. Man and the Candy Store

Mr. Man’s Candy Store, A Brer Rabbit Tale
8+ characters with flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. An original take on the Brer Rabbit trickster tale with lots of animal friends. Written by Malcom Henty.

Brer Rabbit and the Day of Learning

Brer Rabbit and the Day of Learning
10+ characters with flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. An original take on the Brer Rabbit trickster tale with lots of animal friends. Written by Malcom Henty.

Brer Rabbit and Sister Swans Daughter

Brer Rabbit and Sister Swan’s Daughter
7+characters with flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Funny and short playscript about the trickster Brer Rabbit and many other animal friends. Written by Malcom Henty.

December 2021
Cinderella Rap

Cinderella Rap
8+ characters with flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A comical take on the traditional Cinderella story, plus an ensemble that raps. This play has a theme of kindness and is excellent for primary grades by Val Neubecker.

Little Miss Muffet
4 characters with flexible casting. Approximately 5 minutes running time. Adapted by Val Neubecker.

Dorothy’s Adventure in the Magical Kingdom of Oz
12+ characters. Approximately 10 minutes running time.

Chinese New Year Zodiac Script

Chinese New Year Zodiac Script
14 characters. Approximately 20 minutes running time. Funny and poetic play script featuring the animals of the Chinese zodiac. Animals speak in verse. Adapted by Jennifer Reif.

Escape Room - Musical Theatre

Escape Room-Musical Theatre
Engaging escape room activity that can be played in the classroom or online. Collaborate to crack codes and learn musical theatre vocabulary. Fun for middle and high school students. Easy prep activity lasts about 30 minutes.

Escape Room - Opening Night

Escape Room-Opening Night
Engaging escape room activity that can be played in the classroom or online. Collaborate to crack codes and learn basic theatre vocabulary. Fun for middle and high school students. Easy prep activity lasts about 30 minutes.

Escape Room - Shakespeare

Escape Room-Shakespeare
Engaging escape room activity that can be played in the classroom or online. Collaborate to crack codes and learn Shakespeare theatre vocabulary. Fun for middle and high school students. Easy prep activity lasts about 30 minutes.

Creative Drama Winter

Creative Drama Lesson-Winter!
Creative drama lesson with a winter theme. 8 pages filled with original ideas for imagination play, storytelling, singing, dancing, and more. Excellent for preschool through early elementary.

Creative Drama Tips and Tricks

Creative Drama Tips and Tricks
Teaching creative drama is great fun and even better with these helpful tips and tricks.

November 2021
Brain Dance

Brain Dance
Creative movement warm-up lesson with accompanying Brain Dance video!

Play a Story

Play a Story
Fun lesson on creating original story titles with accompanying Play a Story video!

7 Levels of Tension

7 Levels of Tension
Movement-based acting technique with accompanying 7 Levels of Tension video.

Set Design Activity

Set Design Activity
Theatre activity for drama class in which students use abstract concepts to create a set design. Watch the video of this lesson here.

Elizabethan Humors

Elizabethan Humors
Shakespeare drama lesson on Elizabethan humors. Watch the video of this lesson here.

October 2021
The Little Match Girl

The Little Match Girl
6-10 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes long. Touching story based on the classic by Hans Christian Anderson. Incorporates dialogue and pantomime. Adapted by Jennifer Reif.

The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi
2 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes long. Modern re-telling of the classic story by O’Henry. Siblings learn about the spirit of giving. Adapted by Jennifer Reif.

The Little Drummer Boy

The Little Drummer Boy
11 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes long. Sweet and playful merging of the Christmas Story and the Little Drummer Boy. Theme of giving from the heart. Adapted by Jennifer Reif.

The Elves and the Shoemaker

The Elves and the Shoemaker
6-10 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes long. Funny and sweet script based on the popular fairytale. Repetition makes it easy to memorize. Adapted by Jennifer Reif.

The Christmas Crisis

The Christmas Crisis
17+ characters of any gender. Approximately 60 minutes running time. Original holiday story where video games and technology reach Santa and his team at the North Pole.

September 2021
Emotions and Feelings Prompts

Emotions and Feelings Prompts
60 emotions and feeling scenarios for young actors.

Fable and Folk Tale Scenes for Early Readers

Fable and Folk Tale Scenes for Early Readers
Ten short fable and folk tale scenes for early readers or English language learners.

Friendship and Fun Scenes for Early Readers

Friendship and Fun Scenes for Early Readers
Ten short friendship and fun scenes for early readers or English language learners.

Fairy Tale Scenes for Early Readers

Fairy Tale Scenes for Early Readers
Ten short fairy tale scenes for early readers or English language learners.

A Haunting at Brookfield Manor

A Haunting at Brookfield Manor
A gathering of ghost are the suspects in this haunted mystery! 13 characters (can be added to or pared down).

Murder on the Menu

Murder on the Menu
A waitress, a busboy, a dishwasher and a food critic are among the list of suspects in this delicious mystery! 13 characters (can be added to or pared down).

Where in the World is Princess Poppy?

Where in the World is Princess Poppy?
A princess has gone missing. Can the royal detectives find her in time for her wedding? 13 characters (can be added to or pared down).

Mystery of the Missing Tiger

Mystery of the Missing Tiger
The city is in mourning over the disappearance of the zoo’s prized white Bengal tiger! 15 characters (can be added to or pared down).

The Amusement Park Prankster

The Amusement Park Prankster
Someone has caused an incredible amount of chaos at Aqualand! Can detectives figure out whodunnit? 13 characters (can be added to or pared down).

Who Shot the Sheriff?

Who Shot the Sheriff?
All was well in the town of Deadwood until someone shot the Sheriff. Who did it? 15 characters (can be added to or pared down).

Mystery of the Stolen Treasure

Mystery of the Stolen Treasure
Pirate-themed murder mystery! 12 characters (can be added to or pared down).

Who Stole the Jell-O from the Nursing Home?

Who Stole the Jell-O in the Nursing Home?
Someone has stolen Arthur Bennington’s delicious dessert right out from under his nose! Can the detective figure out who? 12 characters (can be added to or pared down).

Who Cracked Humpty Dumpty's Shell?

Who Cracked Humpty Dumpty’s Shell?
Nursery rhyme themed mystery for younger students! 11 characters (can be added to or pared down).

Who Stole Poseidon’s Trident?

Who Stole Poseidon’s Trident?
Greek-themed mystery in which students play a colorful array of Greek Gods and Goddesses. 13 characters (can be added to or pared down).

August 2021
Assembly Skits Grab Bag

Assembly Skits-Grab Bag
7 skits on a variety of topics for school assemblies or Red Ribbon Week.

Assembly Skits-Bullying

Assembly Skits-Bullying
7 skits on bullying for school assemblies or Red Ribbon Week.

Assembly Skits-Drugs

Assembly Skits-Drugs
5 skits on drug use for school assemblies or Red Ribbon Week.

Assembly Skits-Dating

Assembly Skits-Dating
5 skits on teen dating issues for school assemblies or Red Ribbon Week.

Assembly Skits-Gossip

Assembly Skits-Gossip
4 skits on gossiping for school assemblies or Red Ribbon Week.

Creative Drama Lesson Plan for Pre-school Children-Autumn Theme

Creative Drama Lesson-Autumn
Autumn-themed drama lesson for young children. 8 pages of songs, movement activities, stories and more.

The Pied Piper

Pied Piper
15-19 characters of any gender. Approximately 60 minutes running time. A fresh re-telling of the folktale, written in rhyming couplets, by Elizabeth West.

July 2021
DN Share the Burden

Share the Burden
4 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Short play based on an African trickster tale by Debra A. Cole.

The-Noblemans-Bride

The Nobleman’s Bride
8-12 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Short play about a nobleman who goes about finding a wife the wrong way. By Debra A. Cole.

Honey-cakes

Honey Cakes
7 characters, 4M 3F flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Short play adaptation from a story in ‘The Arabian Nights’ by Debra A. Cole.

The-Price-of-Gold

The Price of Gold
5M characters-all male cast. Approximately 10 minutes running time. This amusing short play by Debra A. Cole is a cautionary tale about greed.

Cutting-the-strings

Cutting the Strings
6 characters, flexible gender. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Play adaptation of a Burmese folk tale. Students play life-sized puppets!

The-Wishing-Pond

The Wishing Pond
6 characters, 1F, 5 any gender. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Short play based on an African American folk tale.

The-Honorable-Woodsman

The Honorable Woodsman
5 characters, 1M, 2F, 2 any gender. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Play adaptation of a Jean La Fontaine fable.

A-Golden-Peace-of-Mind

A Golden Peace of Mind
4 characters, 1M, 1F, 2 any gender. Approximately 7 minutes running time. Short play that teaches the value of believing in yourself!

Room in the Forest

Room in the Forest
6 characters. Approximately 20 minutes running time. Engaging play about the relationship between humans and wildlife.

June 2021
Asian Theatre History PowerPoint

Asian Theatre History PowerPoint
Ready to use PowerPoint presentation for teachers. Download immediately and teach a simple unit on Asian theatre history.

Asian Theatre History Lesson Plan

Asian Theatre History Lesson Plan
Ready to use Asian theatre history lesson plan for teachers. Download immediately and teach a simple unit on Asian theatre history.

Renaissance Theatre Powerpoint

Renaissance Theatre PowerPoint
Ready to use PowerPoint presentation for teachers. Download immediately and teach a simple unit on Renaissance theatre.

Renaissance Theatre Lesson Plan

Renaissance Theatre Lesson Plan
Ready to use Renaissance theatre lesson plan for teachers. Download immediately and teach a simple unit on Renaissance theatre.

Early American Theatre PowerPoint

Early American Theatre History PowerPoint
Ready to use PowerPoint presentation for teachers. Download immediately and teach a simple unit on early American theatre history.

Early American Theatre History Lesson Plan
Ready to use Early American theatre history lesson plan for teachers. Download immediately and teach a simple unit on Early American theatre history.

Vaudeville Powerpoint

Vaudeville PowerPoint
Ready to use PowerPoint presentation for teachers. Download immediately and teach a simple unit on Vaudeville.

Vaudeville Lesson Plan

Vaudeville Lesson Plan
Ready to use Vaudeville lesson plan for teachers. Download immediately and teach a simple unit on Vaudeville.

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