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Drama Game: Word Circle Improv

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Mar 30, 2016 Drama Games , 1 Comment

Type: Improv, Creativity Purpose: A simple game to use before introducing kids to improvisation. Procedure: 1. Have the class stand in a circle facing in. 2. Place a marker at the feet of one student (the marker could be anything but should be large enough to not be missed, i.e. a large book, or binder, or even a [...]

Drama Game: Lie to Me

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Mar 14, 2016 Drama Games , 7 Comments

Type: Improv, Creativity Purpose: A fun and simple beginning improv game where 2 players work together. Procedure: 1. Ask two players to take the stage and face the class (the audience). 2. The two players have a close relationship (siblings or best friends). 3. Explain that you will ask the players a question about something mischievous they [...]

Drama Game: Relationship Blitz

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Jan 9, 2016 Drama Games , 2 Comments

Type: Improv, Creativity Purpose: A fast-paced improv game to help students quickly establish relationships. Involves the whole class. Best for slightly older students. Procedure: 1. Have the class stand in a circle. 2. Ask one player to stand in the center. 3. Tell everyone in the circle they have 15 seconds to think of a specific relationship [...]

Drama Game: Famous People

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Jan 2, 2016 Drama Games 0 Comments

Type: Creativity Purpose: A fun game that involves the whole class. It can be tailored to reinforce characters in a specific play your class is studying or rehearsing. Procedure: 1.  Set up 3 chairs in front of a large writing surface (white board, chalk board, chart paper). The chairs should be facing the audience, with their backs to [...]

Drama Game: Sound Ball

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Nov 4, 2015 Drama Games , 1 Comment

Type: Creativity, Warm-Up Purpose: A fun activity that allows kids to practice working with imaginary objects, and create strong voices. Procedure: 1.  Create a standing circle. 2. Explain to the class that in your pocked you have a very special, very magical sound ball. 3. Mime pulling a tiny ball out of your pocket and show it [...]