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Drama Game: Mirror (4 Person Variation)

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Feb 19, 2013 Drama Games, Ensemble Building, Focus , , , , 0 Comments

Type:  Ensemble Building, Focus. Purpose: A great way to get students aware of body movement and working together It is best to do this after students have done some mirror exercises. Procedure: Students create four person circles (or squares, you could say) and assign numbers – 1, 2, 3, and 4 – to each student [...]

Drama Game: Mirror

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Feb 18, 2013 Drama Games, Ensemble Building, Focus , , , , 4 Comments

Type:  Ensemble Building, Focus. Purpose: A great way to get students aware of body movement and working together Procedure:  Pair students up and tell them to pick an A and B. Tell A’s that they are looking in the mirror.  (Optional:  Tell them it is morning and they are getting ready for the day.) Tell [...]

Drama Game: Introductions and Applause

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Feb 17, 2013 Drama Games, Warm-Up , , 11 Comments

Type:  Warm-up. Purpose: A great way for students to introduce themselves, get a non-frightening taste of being on stage Establish a supportive environment Procedure:  Either using a real door or an imaginary door (which you create for the students), tell the group each student will come up one by one, walk through the door to [...]

Drama Game: Name Game!

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Feb 11, 2013 Drama Games, Warm-Up , , , 1 Comment

Type:  Warm-up. Purpose: Get to know names and something about each person. Understand how to pantomime and communicate ideas. Procedure: Gather students in a circle. Have each student say their name and do a gesture for each syllable. The action should be simple and can demonstrate a hobby, interest they have or something that they do [...]

Drama Game: One Word Story

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Jan 31, 2013 Drama Games, Ensemble Building, Focus, Warm-Up , , , 9 Comments

Type:  Warm-up. Purpose: To work as a team. To work on focus. Materials: A big enough space for the entire class to sit in a circle comfortably. Procedure:  Players sit in a circle. One person says a single word to begin a story. The person to his left says another word, then the next person [...]

Drama Game: Zip Zap Zop!

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Jan 31, 2013 Drama Games, Warm-Up , , , 1 Comment

Type:  Warm-up. Purpose: To be attentive and work on quick decision making. To work on focus. To raise comfortability of a group. Materials: A big enough space for the entire class to stand in a circle comfortably. Procedure:  Level One Players stand in a circle. One player, Player A, claps his hands, ending in a [...]

Drama Game: Human Knot

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Jan 20, 2013 Drama Games, Ensemble Building , , , 1 Comment

Type:  Activity. Purpose: Help build an ensemble. Procedure:  Group stands in circle and all come in close with hands stretched into middle of the circle. Everyone grabs two hands – not the person next them, and not both hands of the same person. Tell the students they must untie the knot without anyone ever letting [...]

Drama Game: Bippity Bippity Bop

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Jan 20, 2013 Drama Games, Focus, Raise Energy, Warm-Up , , , 20 Comments

Type:  Warm-up. Purpose: –  To be attentive and work on quick decision making. –  Learn how to react quickly to an action. –  To work on focus. –  To raise comfortability of a group. –  To get some energy out and HAVE FUN! Materials: A big enough space for the entire class to stand in [...]