Model lesson plans for grades K-12 created by educators for EdTA.
Greek Theatre as a Democratic ToolHigh School Advanced lesson by Jason Robert LeClair. In this lesson, students re-imagine a scene from a Greek classical work and reflect upon the script as a tool of democratic debate and statement of protest.You must log in to access content.
Fathers of Modern RealismHigh School Advanced lesson by Joel King to introduce students to the playwrights who are widely considered the fathers of modern realism in theatre. Students investigate how advancements in the study of sociology and psychology influenced the development of theatrical works created by these playwrights.You must log in to access content.
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Dramaturg and theatre artist Lindsay Kujawa makes an important case for understanding the historical and cultural context of a performance piece to become a better actor, director or technician.
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Karen S. Watson offers this webinar on theatre for social justice and devising techniques.
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Bethany Nelson, Emerson College offers this webinar to address the theory underlying the practice of devising theatre. Length: 60 minutes
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HS-II Accomplished MCA: Bringing Shakespeare to LIfeUsing scenes from Shakespeare's 12th night students will analyze text and learn how to use the language of Shakespeare to guide their performance. Authors: Theatre Educator Maura Vaughn with Kristen Giroux, Oregon Shakespeare Festival
HS-III Advanced MCA: Devising Theatre for Social IssuesStudents will create a collaborative devised theatre piece by engaging in active exploration of a theme/issue/idea, preparing a dramaturgical notebook, and using research and exploration to identify ways in which space, architecture, rhythm, movement, sound, light, text and tension can deliver the message. Authors: Theatre Educator Kristie Fuller with NYC teaching artist Kate Lee
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