Directing using Verbatim Theatre

Recently in class we have been working on using interviews with people in a variety of work places, turing those into Verbatim monologues and then piecing them together in an ensemble performance. This blog will share ideas they had and give you a few things to watch. If you are unfamiliar with Verbatim theatre, then visit this very comprehensive site: http://www.dramaonlinelibrary.com/genres/verbatim-theatre-iid-2551 This is a comprehensive introduction to Verbatim Theatre written by Dr Tom Cantrell, Lecturer in Drama, University of York, 2012. watch these short films ...

Using Design Thinking in your teaching

Recently I have been trying some ways in class to enable students to think outside the box and come up with new approaches to their devising work and writing. There are 2 methods I have been using in class - Design Thinking and approaches to Verbatim Theatre. This blog will share what I did and how I adjusted and adapted to get the most out of the process and the students. Design Thinking Model - Source: Design Thinking for Educators In ...