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Brighton Rock | Pilot Theatre Resource Pack with Workshop Exercises

Brighton Rock | Pilot Theatre Resource Pack with Workshop Exercises

Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal present a brand new adaptation of Graham Greene’s classic noir thriller Brighton Rock, written by Bryony Lavery, directed by Esther Richardson, with new music by the composer Hannah Peel. This is a great show for all Key Stage 4 and 5 students with strong links to literature and performing arts. It will be a brilliant opportunity for students of Drama and Performing Arts at GCSE, BTEC or A level to experience cutting edge contemporary live theatre. It is an ideal fit as a companion to studying the original novel story by Graham Greene. The pack includes text and video interviews with the creative team, an introduction to the author and text, workshop exercises, rehearsal photography, and links to online resources to enable students to gain an insight into the process of developing the work from page to stage. It is a fast paced narrative explored by an innovative contemporary theatre company. The fearless young protagonists in the play are overseen by the menacing Dark Angels and brought to life by Bryony Lavery’s gritty dialogue. The play is underscored by a vibrant, original soundtrack composed and performed by Hannah Peel. Workshops are available throughout the tour. Contact Pilot at or 01904 635755 for more information. Resource pack created by Bev Veasey and designed by Sam Johnson. Photography by Ben Pugh and Sam Johnson.
PilotTheatre
Storytelling and Shadow Puppets - A  Drama SOW aimed at Y7

Storytelling and Shadow Puppets - A Drama SOW aimed at Y7

This SOW is based on 5 lessons, but could be extended if need be. It is based on using narrative poems in drama, first with physical drama, then with shadow puppets. Each group in a class is given a poem to work on, culminating in a shadow puppet performance in the last lesson. Some poems may not have enough characters who are referred to in the text itself (The Raven, for example), but the students usually use their imagination to incorporate ghosts or other creatures into the story! The poems included are as follows: Cinderella - Roald Dahl (for a whole class task in the first lesson) The Raven - Edgar Allen Poe Little Red Riding Hood - Roald Dahl The Jabberwocky - Lewis Carroll The Walrus and the Carpenter - Lewis Carroll Goldilocks and the Three Bears - Roald Dahl Three Little Pigs - Roald Dahl Obviously, any narrative poems could be used for this SOW. I chose ones that suited the students at my school but there are many out there that could also be suitable. One of the homework tasks asks students to watch a version of the poem their group have been assigned on youtube. I have included a document with suggested links. Any problems, please contact me.
MusicFairy
Physical Theatre Scheme Year 7

Physical Theatre Scheme Year 7

Physical Theatre for Year 7. Resources include: Full Scheme of Learning, Accompanying PowerPoints (in my faculty proforma), Assessment Sheets geared towards the new 1-9 GCSE criteria (developed from my faculty).
mallard_jules
OCR GCSE Drama Concept Pro-Forma Guidance Booklet

OCR GCSE Drama Concept Pro-Forma Guidance Booklet

Here is a detailed guidance booklet for the OCR 'Presenting and Performing Texts' unit of the GCSE Drama qualification. This booklet covers all the questions on the concept pro-forma individually. For each question: * Students are given a breakdown of what the question is asking them to do, along with detailed guidance on how best to tackle the question * Top Tips for each question, along with suggested activities they can do to help them successfully prepare for the questions * Detailed exemplars (in this booklet I use DNA as the exemplar text) for each and every question in order to model strong responses. This is everything your students need to successfully tackle the pro-forma and to make the best possible impression with the visiting examiner! Buy in confidence from a TES recommended gold author!
ajs12345
AQA A Level Drama and Theatre - Component 3 Reflective Report Guidance (Making Theatre)

AQA A Level Drama and Theatre - Component 3 Reflective Report Guidance (Making Theatre)

A clear step-by-step structure for students to complete the 'Reflective Report' for Component 3 (Making Theatre) of the AQA A Level Drama and Theatre. Note: the preview shows only the overview of the guidance for students. The full guidance sheet contains a writing frame for pupils with detailed guidance on how to structure the report into sections, alongside what needs to be included in each part.
seanabbs
Henry VIII Six Wives Activity Complete Bundle Tudors

Henry VIII Six Wives Activity Complete Bundle Tudors

12 activities learning about Henry VIII and each of his six wives. Two activities about each wife. Catherine of Aragon: Statement activity and role-play speech bubble writing task . Anne Boleyn: Cloze procedure and letter writing task. Jane Seymour: Cloze procedure and Speech bubble writing task. Anne of Cleves: Comprehension task and Speech bubble writing task. Katherine Howard: Comprehension task and letter writing task. Katherine Parr: Comprehension task and Diary writing task.
oldham30
Singing/Musical Theatre Bundle

Singing/Musical Theatre Bundle

3 Workbooks to help students evidence their understanding of the technical aspects of singing, developing a workshop performance and taking part in a musical theatre performance. Other singing resources included such as sight-reading tests, viva voce and singing skills audit templates, development of musical theatre and repertoire suggestions.
PerformingArtsTeacher
Henry VIII and Jane Seymour double activity Tudors

Henry VIII and Jane Seymour double activity Tudors

Two activities learning about why the marriage between Henry VIII and Jane Seymour didn't end Henry's problems. PowerPoint presentation included to go through the main points of why the marriage ended. Activity 1 is a cloze procedure where children choose words to complete information about Jane Seymour. This activity is differentiated to suit three ability groups. Activity 2 asks the children to role-play the moment when Jane Seymour has just had a baby and Henry walks in. Then the children write what was said by the characters in speech bubbles. This is a really fun activity and the children love taking on the roles of Jane and Henry (especially acting out a sudden death scene) Both PDF and Word files (for editing) are included.
oldham30
Key Stage 4 Drama Bundle

Key Stage 4 Drama Bundle

Key Stage 4 Drama bundle. Including: Devising Unit of Work/Lesson Plans Improvisation Unit of Work/Lesson Plans Stanislavski Workbook Brecht Workbook Characterisation Workbook Blue Remembered Hills Workbook
PerformingArtsTeacher
Key Stage 3 Drama Bundle

Key Stage 3 Drama Bundle

Five units of work with lesson plans and resources included, aimed at Key Stage 3. Units are: Introduction to Drama Indonesian Puppet Theatre Melodrama Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream Dance Drama/Physical Theatre
PerformingArtsTeacher