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Playing the Game : A Drama Workshop Guide - Christine Poulter

Playing the Game

A Drama Workshop Guide


Published: 9th May 2018
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This practical guide presents a wide array of games and exercises designed to develop the players observation, imagination, presentation and self-confidence. This long-awaited new edition has been fully revised and extended, now including example workshops and an index of games to help instructors get the most out of the exercises in rehearsals, workshops and classes. Christine Poulter shares what she has learned from her students over the years, and opens up the language of the book to the worlds of youth work, healthcare, the prison service, 'customer care', management training, and secondary school education.
This is an essential resource for directors, drama teachers, and students of Drama, Theatre and Performance at all levels. It will also be useful to anyone looking to improve their presentation skills.

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.

ISBN: 9780230242777
ISBN-10: 0230242774
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 267
Published: 9th May 2018
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 14.8  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised