Beginning Acting Nine-Week Lesson Plan
42 pages. You read that right. A forty-two page awesome Beginning Acting lesson plan comes with a membership to Drama Notebook.
Beginning Acting Lesson Plan for Younger Students
18 pages. If you are working with students, ages 5-8, this lesson plan will dramatically reduce your planning time!
Scene Study for Teens Lesson Plan
25 pages. Are you teaching scene study to teens this year? Enjoy eight sessions already planned for you!
Breathing Exercises and Warm-ups
11 pages of breathing exercises that cover: exploring the breath; warm-ups; technique; relaxation; and overcoming stage fright.
Three versions of fill-in-the blank poems that can help your students bond with each other and develop self-awareness.
3-page detailed tutorial of the classic theatre exercise ‘Mirror.’ Includes ten variations and discussion questions.
5-page detailed tutorial of the classic theatre activity ‘Statue.’ Includes eleven variations, discussion questions and nearly 100 suggestions for types of statues.
Classic drama activity in which students ‘become’ appliances, household items, flowers, and even weather! 10 pages. Includes three pages of prompts!
Extreme Bonding Games
6 pages. Is your group having trouble getting along? Here are 15 super-charged bonding activities that will help bring your group together!
30 easy pantomimes for younger students and 36 more difficult ones for older students.
Scene Starters for Pairs
Here are 28 imaginative scene starters for younger students and 28 scene starters for older students! Print them out and start the activity immediately.
Advanced Scene Starters
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!
42 engaging situations for actors to improvise a one-sided phone conversation. Incredibly fun and perfect for coaching individual actors!
Fantastic list of 37 distinct emotions ready to print out and put in a hat for use with improvisational situations/games.
34 reasons to cross the stage. A super-fun activity that teaches the importance of motivation in stage movement.
Here are 24 locations and situations that can help young actors practice making their entrances meaningful!
Help your actors become believable onstage by having them practice performing stage business authentically. Here are over 40 suggestions and four ways to use them.
Treasure Hunt Game-An Original Stage Business Activity
Actors practice being authentic onstage by searching for hidden items. Included are complete instructions and 25 obstacles.
How to Write Blocking Notations
Quick and easy guide to teaching students how to write blocking notations!
Traverse Staging PowerPoint
A thirty page PowerPoint presentation that teaches about traverse staging!
Here are nine short scenes for two that are designed to be interpreted in a myriad of ways. 9 pages. Ages 10 and up.