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Achieving Quality in Drama – Advanced Strategies
Ron’s seminars are acclaimed all over Australia. He has 20 years’ experience in secondary schools teaching Drama year 7 – 12 but loves junior drama. He also taught VCE Literature (The Play in performance) and English. He has directed or co-directed over 20 productions including: cabaret, melodrama, clowning, Brecht, Musicals (The Boyfriend, Footloose, Back to the Eighties etc), social drama, staff and student devised shows and radio plays. He has run and judged Theatre Sports Competitions and coached VCE Theatre Studies Monologues. Ron utilises his skills at the Highest Level of Toastmasters International and was Area Humorous Speaking Champion. Ron studied the Graduate Diploma in Drama in Education at Melbourne University and is a graduate of The Art and Science of Adult Learning Course for professional facilitators. Ron utilises a highly interactive methodology with many lively activities. Be prepared for something different.
The Course includes:
Managing the drama classroom
Sample junior drama curriculum
Strategies to win over boys
Multiple ways into character
Introducing movement surreptitiously
Running a Theatre Sports Competition
Using “Thank God you are here” in the classroom
Mime skills and scenarios
Radio plays and how to perform them
Incorporating the History of Drama engagingly
Monologues, Duologues and group devised dramas
Rich resources: winner scripts etc.