‘Entrances’ is a classic theatre activity, but every director/teacher struggles to come up with practice ideas in the moment. On Drama Notebook, your work is done for you. Here are 24 locations and multiple situations ready to print out, cut apart and practice immediately.
In a standard “entrances” game, a door is established onstage. The actor prepares “offstage” and either knocks on the door, or simply makes an entrance.
In this lesson, students learn to make an entrance ‘in character’ by practicing entering the stage under different circumstances.
“Entrances” is a popular drama activity that teaches students:
- Why it is important to become your character before you step onstage
- The impact that choices have on your character/entrance
- To always stay open to new directions and ideas for your character
Included are instructions and 24 prompts/situations you will not find anywhere else!
Scene: College dorm room.
Entrance One-You are late for work and have come home to change.
Entrance Two-You just finished a test that kept you up studying all night before.
Entrance Three-It’s snowing outside and you had to walk a mile from campus to home.
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