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Drama


Stretching

Stretching

Performing Arts

A short video demonstrating how to safely perform a basic stretches. These are an addition to the basic warm up routine.
Basic Ballet

Basic Ballet

Performing Arts

A short video demonstrating basic ballet positions.
Learning Lines

Learning Lines

Performing Arts

A short video on how to learn lines.
Dealing with Stage Fright

Dealing with Stage Fright

Performing Arts

A short video about dealing with stage fright. Includes tips and techniques.
Warm Up

Warm Up

Performing Arts

A short video demonstrating how to perform a basic warm up.
Vocal Warmups

Vocal Warmups

Performing Arts

This video demonstrates basic singing skills for actors.
Singing for Actors

Singing for Actors

Performing Arts

This video demonstrates basic singing skills for actors.
Preparation for a Performance

Preparation for a Performance

Performing Arts

This video looks at how you can prepare yourself for a performance.
Choreographing a Routine

Choreographing a Routine

Performing Arts

This video demonstrates how to choreograph a routine.
Basic Acting Skills

Basic Acting Skills

Performing Arts

This video looks at an introduction to basic acting skills.
Blood Brothers in Context

Blood Brothers in Context

Literary Contexts

Willy Russell’s ‘Blood Brothers’ chronicles the social circumstances that lead two brothers to tragedy. Although set in the 1960s and 70s, the musical reflects the social issues and attitudes of the time the play was written in the early...Show More
The History Boys in Context

The History Boys in Context

Literary Contexts

Alan Bennett’s 'The History Boys' is set in 1983, a time when England was rife with class conflict and political reform. This video examines the events and tensions that inform Bennett’s play, from the changing roles of teachers to the social...Show More
Documentary

Documentary

Grotowski: A Practical Guide

World famous theatre practitioner Jerzy Grotowski has had an enormous and positive influence on contemporary theatre. This programme explores his life and work and shows how his ideas and approaches can be used by students and teachers to create...Show More
Workshops and Performances

Workshops and Performances

Grotowski: A Practical Guide

Warning: "Armine, Sister" and "Fight, Fight - That's All We Can Do" contain some nudity. Teacher discretion is advised. World famous theatre practitioner Jerzy Grotowski has had an enormous and positive influence on contemporary theatre. This...Show More
Expressive Action

Expressive Action

Expressive Actor

"The study of acting should begin with physical action - a specialised, structured, flexible and adaptable physical action that is enlisted in the direct service of the expression of thought and feeling. I call this integrated physical action an...Show More
The Lugering Method

The Lugering Method

Expressive Actor

Joan Melton, an internationally recognised actor trainer and author, interviews master teacher Michael Lugering in a theoretical discussion of recent discoveries in philosophy, somatic psychology, neuroscience and aesthetics that underpin the...Show More
Voice and Body Exercises

Voice and Body Exercises

Expressive Actor

A group of actors demonstrate a series of voice and body exercises that unite a series of moving, breathing and sounding actions in an integrated full-bodied acting workout. These smart exercises do more than simply build essential skills in...Show More
Performers Talk About Copyright

Performers Talk About Copyright

Creators Discuss

Two performers talk about how copyright affects their work, discuss how and when they use other people's work.
Frantic Assembly: A Guide to Devising

Frantic Assembly: A Guide to Devising

From humble beginnings, theatre company Frantic Assembly has emerged as one of the boldest and brightest stars in the international theatrical firmament. Their unique brand of challenging, physical theatre has enthralled audiences all over the...Show More
Theatre Practitioners: Berkoff

Theatre Practitioners: Berkoff

Featuring an exclusive interview with the man himself, this film investigates Steven Berkoff's inspiration for his continuing, innovative work on stage and in film. The resource looks in detail at his earliest influences, his exploration of...Show More
Theatre in the Modern World

Theatre in the Modern World

Not long after the start of the 20th Century, playwrights, influenced by the horrors of war, began to experiment with theatre in a way which depicted many of the long held historical, social and cultural beliefs and practices as meaningless and...Show More
The Tempest

The Tempest

The Shakespeare Collection

This beguiling tale of ship-wrecked tars, dastardly Dukes, airy spirits and the plight of lovers, all under the thrall of a master magician, floats across the screen in this lively and colourful production performed by students from the Red Maids...Show More
The Eternal Not

The Eternal Not

This fantastic drama resource comprises of a full performance of the play 'The Eternal Not' - a modern follow-up to Shakespeare's 'All's Well That Ends Well'. The play is performed by drama students from Sir William Romney's School and includes...Show More
The History of Theatre

The History of Theatre

Take a comprehensive look at the history of theatre and drama, taking students from the ancient Greeks to the medieval Mystery plays, from the Renaissance to the Restoration, finishing up with Modern Theatre, exploring different play styles,...Show More
The Great Deviser

The Great Deviser

The Great Deviser, filmed with companies from 3 continents, with a feature film's worth of edited interviews, demonstrations, rehearsal footage and performance outcome clips from some of the world's most creative devisers - Goat Island (US),...Show More