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A Gateway Into Shakespeare

Don’t be afraid to make Shakespeare your own, and though he may be considered one of the greatest playwrights to ever live, you won’t do his plays justice if you’re too busy worshipping or fearing them.

Learning Lines

Memorisation is a skill, and it’s something you can sharpen and also something that can get rusty, so best practice is to make it part of your ongoing homework as an actor, and build it into your routine.

Monologues: Selection to Performance

Name a project, it likely contains a monologue, so it makes sense that actors have a good handle of performing them. It’s also worthwhile to have a few up your sleeve for auditioning, as monologues – especially in theatre – often form part of the audition process.

The Benefits of a Dramatic Education

The Arts can no longer be undervalued. We must learn to see them as the necessity that they are, the key to allowing young people to develop wholly and eventually take on and lead a world that we, at the moment, can hardly imagine.

Running the Online Drama Class

This article is designed to share some tips and tricks that we’ve learnt when it comes to lesson planning and teaching drama online, including warm-ups, main topics, and structuring performance tasks on Zoom.

The Mental Health Benefits of Arts Engagement

According to Arts Health Resources, there “is a growing body of evidence that supports the notion that active involvement in creative activities can provide a wide range of benefits, including the promotion of well-being, quality of life and health”.

HOW YOUTH DRAMA CHANGED MY LIFE: Volume 5

“If you feel like you’re different or like you don’t fit in, drama can be the place where you are given an opportunity to not only belong, but stand out. It has been that for me.”

HOW YOUTH DRAMA CHANGED MY LIFE: Volume 4

“Being an actor has really helped broaden my understanding, patience and empathy towards others. Stepping into a character without judgement is such a valuable lesson for how to address people in everyday life.”

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