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Drama Game: Affirmation

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Feb 17, 2015 Drama Games , 0 Comments

Type: Ensemble Building Purpose: This is a great activity to use at either the very beginning or very end of a session (or rehearsal). If used at the beginning, it sets a positive and uplifting tone for the day’s session. If used at the end, it will help the students feel good about what they’ve accomplished and leave [...]

Drama Game: Enemy & Protector

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Jul 2, 2013 Drama Games , , , , 0 Comments

Type: Warm-up, Break Out of Shell Purpose:  This is a fun, simple, quick game to energize the players and loosen everybody up. Procedure: 1.  Standing in a room everyone is told to mentally pick someone in the room that will be their enemy. 2.  Then everyone must pick someone who will be their protector. 3. [...]

Drama Game: Conveyor Belt

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Jun 11, 2013 Drama Games , , 0 Comments

Type: Break Out of Shell. Purpose: A great way to get students – even the coolest – acting goofy and loving it. Procedure: 1.  Get students in two equal lines facing each other – just a few feet apart.  Every student should be looking directly across from another student. (If space is tight, make two sets [...]

Drama Game: Morph the Movement

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May 7, 2013 Creativity, Drama Games, Ensemble Building , , , 1 Comment

Type: Ensemble Building/Creativity Purpose: A good game for a medium or large sized group, Morph the Movement is a great physical warm up with a focus on spontaneity and trusting your instincts. Procedure: 1.  Players stand in a circle. 2.  One player starts by choosing a physical action with repetitive motion (i.e. digging) 3.  The player [...]

Drama Game: Falling Backward (Trust Exercise #2)

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Feb 22, 2013 Drama Games, Ensemble Building , , , , , 0 Comments

Type:  Ensemble Building. Purpose: Encourage comfortability among the group. Encourage trust. Procedure:  This is the first of a fall series, so it may work best to demonstrate first either with a brave student or with two teachers. Working in pairs, partner 1 stands with their back facing partner 2. Partner 1 is going to fall [...]

Drama Game: Walking Blind (Trust Exercise #1)

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Feb 17, 2013 Drama Games, Ensemble Building , , , , 0 Comments

Type:  Ensemble Building. Purpose: Encourage comfortability among the group. Encourage trust. Procedure:  This is a silent activity. Students work in pairs. Partner 1 is instructed to close their eyes as partner 2 leads them around the space. Partner 2’s goal is to make their partner feel as safe as possible. They must determine what is [...]