Playing the Game: A Drama Workshop Guide

Playing the Game: A Drama Workshop Guide

by Christine Poulter

Paperback(2nd ed. 2018)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230242777
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 04/21/2018
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2018
Pages: 267
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Christine (Chrissie) Poulter, Assistant Professor in the School of Creative Arts at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, is also a practicing director, devisor and trainer. A founder member of Jubilee Community Arts (UK) in 1974, Chrissie has been using drama workshops in creative projects, rehearsal rooms, training programmes and as a core teaching method as a university lecturer for over 40 years. Her research focuses on the application of theatre techniques in non-theatre contexts and communities.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Part One: Notes to Students.- Part Two: The Games.- Warm-up Games.- Observation Games.- Encounter Games.- Improvisation Games.- Word & Story Games.- Part Three: Devising - Group Created Theatre.- Part Four: The Social Actor in the 'Real World'.- Part Five: Reflections.- Postscript.- Index of Games.

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