Tag: teaching

Five students sitting in desks in a classroom.
Theatre Education

Respect, create, learn

Setting the stage in a new theatre classroom By Gai Jones In my forty years of teaching theatre, I’ve discovered that the first few weeks of any class really set

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A males teacher talks to two students next to lighting equipment.
Theatre Education

An acting teacher’s journey

What does it mean to be a good teacher? By Bruce Miller Outstanding teachers, it seems to me, are a combination of their innate talents and the craft they have

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Two boys and two girls sit against a wall in theatre class.
Theatre Education

The reluctant learner

How to engage students who want to be someplace else By Peter Duffy It’s a sad fact of the theatre teacher’s life: not all of the students in your class

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A teacher speaking to a group of three students who are gathered around her.
Theatre Education

Directing the novice actor

Teachers and students alike are sometimes beginners By Laura Lewis-Barr Acting requires tremendous openness and vulnerability. Those of us who direct young, beginning actors face a particularly daunting challenge. Most

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