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100 Acting Exercises for 8 - 18 Year Olds

By Samantha Marsden
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 9781350049970
  • Pages : 184
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This book offers a comprehensive guide to teaching acting exercises that will unleash the inner creativity of students aged 8-18. Theories and techniques of some of the greatest theatre practitioners including Sanford Meisner, Constantin Stanislavski, Lee Strasberg and Uta Hagen provide a basis for Samantha Marsden's original exercises for students between these ages. You won't find Duck, Duck, Goose, Zap, Zap, Boing – or any other traditional drama games in this book: instead, the craft of acting technique takes the limelight. These exercises have been tried and tested in the author's own classroom, and are guaranteed to inspire, ignite imagination and encourage heartfelt performances. Focus points used in leading drama schools such as voice, movement, relaxation, character development and understanding text are recreated for a younger student. They are easy to follow and will be fun, challenging and immensely rewarding for teachers and students alike. The book features a foreword by Paul Roseby, CEO and Artistic Director of the National Youth Theatre.

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  • File Pdf: integrating-multiple-literacies-in-k-8-classrooms.pdf

Book Summary:

This text gives prospective and practicing teachers a comprehensive understanding of how to teach multiple literacies in elementary arid middle school classrooms. All of the Iiteracies—dance, music, visual arts, popular culture, media, and computer technologies—are integrated with reading and writing. Balanced treatment is given to theoretical perspectives and practical applications. The text also features authentic cases written by preservice teachers, and commentaries on the cases from practitioners and university professors. The cases are designed to prepare future teachers for the PRAXIS teacher certifying exam and others offered in many states. Three theoretical chapters support the practical applications: Chapter 1 addresses the benefits of writing and analyzing cases and the specific attributes of exemplary teaching cases, and offers guidelines for teachers to author their own case narratives and questions for analyzing and discussing case issues with peers; Chapter 2 discusses the role of electronic symbol making and multiple sign systems in children’s literacy and how children use symbols to receive and express meaning; Chapter 3 offers a theoretical framework that helps define and enable teachers to use the new literacies of Internet technology, and provides a strong rationale for expanding traditional definitions of literacy.

Directing Young People in Theatre

By Samantha Lane
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 9781137340498
  • Pages : 164
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 422
  • File Pdf: directing-young-people-in-theatre.pdf

Book Summary:

This book guides readers in taking a play from page to stage with young people. Advice from professional theatre directors, including Richard Eyre and Indu Rubasingham is combined with practical games and exercises to help both experienced and first-time directors create a play with young actors.

Directing - a Handbook for Emerging Theatre Directors

By Rob Swain
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Isbn : 9781408156629
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 105
  • File Pdf: directing-a-handbook-for-emerging-theatre-directors.pdf

Book Summary:

The theatre director is one of the most critical roles in a successful drama company, yet there are no formal qualifications required for entry into this profession. This practical guide for emerging theatre directors answers all the key questions from the very beginning of your career to key stages as you establish your credentials and get professionally recognized. It analyzes the director's role through relationships with the actors, author, designer, production manager and creative teams and provides vital advice for "on-the-job" situations where professional experience is invaluable. The book also provides an overview of the many approaches to acting methodology without focusing on any in particular to allow the director to develop their own unique methods of working with any actor's style. Each chapter includes these key features: * Introduces important theories, identifies practitioners and provides key reading to provide an overview of historic and current practice. * Interviews with leading practitioners and emerging directors. * Suggested exercises to develop the director's own approach and practical skills.

On with the Show! A Guide for Directors and Actors

By Sheri L.M. Bestor
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Isbn : 9780313094545
  • Pages : 96
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 640
  • File Pdf: on-with-the-show-a-guide-for-directors-and-actors.pdf

Book Summary:

Don't waste a minute of precious rehearsal time! Divided into two parts, the Director's Handbook and the Actor's Handbook, On With the Show! enables directors and actors to get the most out of rehearsal time at home and on the stage. Providing essential time-saving techniques, worksheets, and samples, this guide allows you to work more effectively and efficiently toward the final production, strengthening your skills as a director while building confidence in your actors onstage. This resource for drama teachers, classroom teachers, and community-theatre leaders allows all to enjoy the thrilling process of putting on a play or musical by providing the tools for cast members to reach their performance goals, and helping directors to be as organized as possible.

Play-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Loretta Gallo-Lopez,Lawrence C. Rubin
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Isbn : 9781136813191
  • Pages : 397
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 819
  • File Pdf: play-based-interventions-for-children-and-adolescents-with-autism-spectrum-disorders.pdf

Book Summary:

Play-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders explores the most recognized, researched, and practical methods for using play therapy with the increasing number of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), and shows clincians how to integrate these methods into their practices. Using a diverse array of play-based approaches, the book brings together the voices of researchers and practicing clinicians who are successfully utilizing play and play-based interventions with children and adolescents on the autism spectrum. It also examines the neurobiological underpinnings of play in children on the autism spectrum and the overall effect of play on neuro-typical and neuro-atypical development. Finally, through careful integration of theory with real-world clinical case application, each chapter also shows clinicians how to incorporate a particular treatment approach and make it a viable and effective part of their work with this challenging clinical population.

Enriching Curriculum for All Students

By Joseph S. Renzulli,Sally M. Reis
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Isbn : 9781452280752
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 756
  • File Pdf: enriching-curriculum-for-all-students.pdf

Book Summary:

Use the Schoolwide Enrichment Model to support enriching learning opportunities for all learners and to develop students' talent, raise achievement, honor diversity, and foster a growth-oriented staff.