Describe your favorite drama class activity in one word.
Learn to express yourself through performance Develop your acting skills and confidence Explore the fundamentals of drama and theatre
Middle School Drama Class
Conflict Resolution: the process of finding a peaceful solution to a disagreement between two or more people Empathy: the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person Teamwork: the process of working together to achieve a common goal Thinking quickly and on your feet.
Drama classes often incorporate confidence building exercises such as improvisational games and monologues. We will be creating and performing a one act play this semester. We will learn about everything from staging to stage makeup.
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Question: In what ways can learning the fundamentals of improv help improve your critical thinking skills in other areas?
How does participating in a drama class help students develop important skills, such as confidence and teamwork?
Work together in pairs: What did you will learn learn from this drama class that you can apply to your life outside of school?
What is the purpose of a warm-up activity in a drama class?
- To loosen up the body and voice
- To learn lines for a scene
- To practice dance moves
What is the main focus of improvisation exercises in drama class?
- Spontaneous creativity
- Memorizing scripts
- Choreographed routines
What does it mean to 'project' your voice in acting?
- Whisper softly
- Speak loudly and clearly
Brain break: Draw a squirrel riding a unicycle while eating a giant slice of pizza