The question we may ask ourselves as drama teachers could be, “Is technology our friend or foe?” During these disruptive times, we are no longer seeing our students face to face but holding lessons via various apps such as Zoom,
Having taught speech, drama and dance for the past 20 years, running a successful local drama school and teaching in a variety of local and independent schools, I was running on a happy teaching autopilot. My classes were busy and
The prospect of teaching remotely a ‘hands on’ and spontaneous subject such as Speech and Drama – filled me with dread. I had to be thankful though that the school who employs me to teach LAMDA wanted to keep it
The next STSD Annual General Meeting is planned to be held in London on Saturday 13th February 2021, dependent upon the COVID19 situation. More details to follow in due course.
Dear Members and Subscribers The closing date for articles for the Summer issue of Word Matters has just passed and I have been in contact with John Good who design, prepare, print and distribute our Journal. Unfortunately John Good has
New Oxford University research study will track what helps or harms adolescents’ mental health during the COVID-19 crisis A new research survey launches today from experts at the University of Oxford along with collaborators from the Universities of Cambridge, Glasgow,
This Spring: King John (RSC production from The Swan, Stratford) on 29 April, The Welkin (Maxine Peake and Cecilia Noble) on 21 May, Leopoldstadt (NT Live), Tom Stoppard’s critically acclaimed new play, on 23 June and Jack Absolute Flies Again
Development day – 22 February 2020 Radisson Blue Edwardian Hampshire, 31-36 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7LR 11.30 am Guest Speaker: Lyn Darnley, Voice Tutor ‘Looking backwards – moving forward’ Lyn is formerly Head of Voice, Text and Artist Development
Speech and Drama teachers have many skills. As a teacher of speech and drama I am of the opinion that these come into play when organising a personal or business event, most particularly in the classroom and any learning environment.
Note from our Editor: Word Matters Winter issue is now printed and should arrive at your house very soon.