A Wizarding Workshop It isn’t essential to have a passion for the topic you have chosen for your Drama workshop, but when you will be spending hours preparing it, trust me it most certainly makes your preparation time a lot
Member, Nanette Ackerman, has written an absorbing book about poetry and mysticism, called Poems for my Aunt. Available from Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Poems-my-Aunt-Nanette-Ackerman/dp/1912231441/ref=sr_1_2?
SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMME, LONDON 2019 Friday 16th August 2.30 – 5.00pm Workshop – ‘How to make Shakespeare accessible and fun for children’. Led by Shakespeare in Schools Foundation. 7.30 Theatre performance at The Bridge Theatre. Immersive ‘A Midsummer Night’s
Over the past few months I have been approached by several different groups to speak to their members about Poetry. In the past I have usually found a theme, such as Poems and Music of the First World War, Seasons
This autumn: Fleabag (Wyndham’s) on September 14, One Man, Two Guvnors – from 26 September, Wise Children (filmed at York Theatre Royal in March) on October 3, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bridge Theatre) on October 17, Hansard (Lyttelton) on November 7, 42nd Street on November 12 and Present
Over the years I have taught many pupils – some of which have a variety of SEN needs. Most commonly Dyslexia, sometimes Dyspraxia, occasionally a cocktail of many diagnoses. Attending a Speech and Drama lesson – either in a small
Members and colleagues of the Society met at the Amba Marble Arch Hotel for this year’s Annual General Meeting. This is a most relevant opportunity for STSD teachers to share the past year’s business and other information. This year, members
Summer dates are The Taming of the Shrew (RSC) on June 5, The Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare’s Globe) on June 20, Small Island (Olivier) on June 27, The Lehman Trilogy on July 25, Measure for Measure (RSC) on July 31. This autumn catch: Wise Children (filmed at York Theatre Royal in
Has anyone visited The Hay Literary and Arts Festival? Biggest in world apparently and set in Hay-on-Wye with backdrop of Brecon Beacons. Runs from 23 May to 2 June this year. Began in 1987 & hailed by Bill Clinton as
Keeping Kenya’s Orality Alive by Githanda Githae There is a famous phrase that goes, ‘When all other means of communication fail, try words’. Indeed this proves that oral skills are vital to each and every person in the whole world!