Genre Cards

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48 theatre, film and television genres that are ready to be printed out and laminated as cards to use over and over with your students.

For ages 8 and up
Learning about and practicing different styles of performance is an important part of a dramatic education. Additionally, working with genres is an important element of improvisation and can help your students stretch their creative muscles.

Here is a collection of 48 genres divided by category (theatre/film/television) that are set up on cards that can be printed and laminated for classroom use.

Examples of genres:

  • Farce (theatre)
  • Soap Opera (television)
  • Western (film)
  • Cartoon (film or television)
  • Tragedy (theatre)

For complete instructions, refer to
How to Use Role-Play Cards
in this section of Drama Notebook.
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