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Crash Course Theater and Drama

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Forsooth! Here’s a collection that has everything you ever wanted to know about the theater and drama—everyone from Aristotle to Chikamatsu, from Moliere to Shakespeare to Williams. From Banraku to Zaju, every type from comedy to...
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Understanding Set Design

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Looking for a complete unit on set design? Check out the lessons in a collection that takes theatre arts students through the entire process, from the initial reading and analysis of a script to the presentation of a production model.
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Orpheus- A Greek Myth: Reader's Theatre Script

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Is this any way to treat a Greek Myth? By all means, turn the tale of Orpheus into a reader's theatre exercise.
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Career Connections | Senior Vice President of Theatre Operations

For Students 6th - 12th
What's involved in making sure the show does go on? Go behind the curtain with Gina Vernaci, the senior vice president of theatre operations for the second largest theatre district in the United States. Vernaci details all the roles she...
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At The Theatre Quiz 1

For Students 7th - 8th
In this at the theatre quiz 1 worksheet, students answer 20 questions, not interactively, about the theatre, then scroll down to check their answers.
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Fact Sheet: Indoor Theatres

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pull up a cushion, grab an apple or some nuts, light a candle, and get ready to explore indoor theatres from Elizabethan England. Readers use a handout to distinguish between indoor and outdoor theatres and the types of actors who...
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About Musical Theatre

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
A reading comprehension worksheet traces the history of musical theatre. It starts with ancient Greece choruses and continues through the ballad and comic operas of the Renaissance, the operettas of Britain, France, and Germany, the...
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Theatre: Exploratory Techniques

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Using various exploratory techniques, young actors work as an ensemble company to devise, perform and evaluate a piece of theatre for assessment. This outline provides an objective and a list of games and activities that stimulate skills...
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Performance Principles for Musical Theatre

For Students 6th - 12th
Introduce theatre arts students to the principles of musical theatre with a short information sheet that identifies and explains the importance of eight performance principles. 
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Introduction to Greek Theatre and Antigone

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students compare and contrast a website layout and the layout of a Greek theatre. In this Greek theatre lesson, students research the Greek theatre and produce a bulleted list of five facts about the Greek theatre. Students complete a...
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Teaching Musical Theatre

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The 16 lessons in Teaching Musical Theatre: The Essential Handbook are designed to help actors enrolled in a theatre arts class develop the skills they need to be successful in musical theatre. Check out this sample lesson to see if you...
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The Glass Menagerie as Expressionist Theatre

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The first lesson in a three-part unit has high schoolers examine The Glass Menagerie as an example of expressionist theatre. After reading a short article about expressionism, scholars list expressionist techniques in Tennessee Williams'...
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Readers Theatre Scripts

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Engage and entertain young learners with this collection of readers theatre activities. With over 25 different scripts, a wide range of topics are covered from simple counting and rhyming exercises to adaptions of popular children's...
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Animal Tales Theatre

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in a theatre production involving how to protect animals. Students create their own puppets which will be used in the production. Students read information provided to them and highlight the important information...
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Dance Theatre Of Harlem

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Exposing younger students to fine art enriches their learning experience and opens them up to a different mode of self-expression. Elmo and Zoe attend and narrate a ballet at the Dance Theater of Harlem. Show your class a similar ballet...
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On This Day: The Chicago Iroquois Theatre Fire of 1903

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
When sparks ignited a fire at the Iroquois Theatre in Chicago in 1903, it was one of the greatest public safety tragedies of the twentieth century. Even though the theater did not take basic safety precautions, no one was held...
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Theatre Vocabulary

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From actor to volume, the 90 terms on a theatre vocabulary list are must knows for any student of the dramatic arts.
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Theatre: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this theatre worksheet, students fill out short answer questions using their workbook about theatre in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 6 questions total.
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The Lion King—The Broadway Musical Study Guide

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Musicals have been adapted from stage plays, novels, and movies. With The Lion King, Disney transforms its animated film into show-stopping, live-action musical theatre. The guide Disney provides to accompany a study of the award-winning...
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World Theatre Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Theatre Day activity, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write...
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Theatre Vocabulary ad Elements

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine basic theatre vocabulary and use it to discuss a play.  In this theater instructional activity, 5th graders identify the elements of a play.  Students perform their play and use theatre vocabulary to explain their...
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Appreciating the Men of Ballet from Dance in America: Born to be Wild: The Leading Men of the American Ballet Theatre

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the role of men in the American Ballet Theatre. In this ballet lesson, students watch segments of the Great Performances video "Dance in America: Born to be Wild: The Leading Men of the American Ballet Theatre." Students...
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Readers Theatre: The Three Snow Bears

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students dramatize the story, Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett. In this readers theatre lesson, students read the story and then dramatize the events during readers theatre. There is an included script.
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Modern American Theatre: Intro to Drama

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Set this slideshow up at as an independent work station, or to provide your theater arts class with a look at the many manifestations of modern literary drama. Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee, and Arthur Miller are the focus of the...

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