Producing & Directing Resources
Search through model lesson plans for grades K-12 created by educators for EdTA as a part of the 2020 EdTA Lesson Plan Project.
Elements of StagingHigh School Advanced lesson by Kristie L. Fuller and Kate Lee. Through a series of exercises, students select a theme to explore through research and devising work.You must log in to access content.
Directing Styles: Wearing the Many HatsHigh School Advanced lesson by Barbara Hilt. In this lesson, students learn to differentiate between the different styles of directing and apply them within their own directing of one act plays.You must log in to access content.
Director’s Vision StatementHigh School Advanced lesson by Jason Robert LeClair. In this lesson, students learn the process of constructing a director’s vision statement for a script.You must log in to access content.
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In this webinar, we will discuss what it means to be equity-minded and culturally competent in educational theatre spaces.
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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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Enjoy several free Model Cornerstone Assessment Units below. Learn more about Model Cornerstone Assessments.
HS-III Advanced MCA: DirectingStudents will learn to prepare a director's notebook, analyze a play, create a design concept and apply these techniques to direct a 3-5 minute scene. Authors: Theatre Educator Amie Kisling with Director Michael Bigelow Dixon
HS-II Accomplished MCA: Play Analysis for Musical TheatreThis MCA written by Kristie Fuller and Brian Curl focuses on the student director's ability to analyze and research a script and understand the importance of dialogue and song in a musical number.
HS-I Proficient MCA: Shakespeare ProductionAs a class, students will decide what the most important scene is in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, revising it into a 2-3 minute scene written in their own words. Afterwards, each student will choose a position they want to take in order to create a theatrical production of the scene. Jobs include: actor, director, set design, prop design, light/sound design, costumes, hair and makeup design, poster and playbill design. They will then work cooperatively in order to bring the scene to production.
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