An exploration of great drama teaching practice in the face-to-face and remote classroom
Wednesday, 11th November 2020 at 4:30pm – Doors open at 4:25pm
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Specifically aimed at Classroom Drama Teachers and Acting Specialists this three hour exploration (with one hour of personal reflection and development off-line) helps to develop skills in supporting collaborative (and fun!) face to face and online learning in drama.
Whether you're new to teaching or would just like a refresh on great practice, this remote workshop explores theory and practice through engaging activities and professional conversations to support excellence in drama teaching and learning! There will be an opportunity to network, share ideas and gain new contacts in your specialism.
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Please contact Education@stagecoach.co.uk to find out about discounted and subsidised rates for Stagecoach Teachers, Stagecoach Alumni, members of ABCD and ISM and performers whose employment has been affected by the pandemic.
Venue: Zoom session
Course Facilitators: Jo Howson with Special Guest - John Pritchard
Jo Howson BA (Hons) MSc QTS
Jo Howson was Head of Drama of at a school in East London for a number of years and holds over 10 years of teaching experience. She has won the national GTC Teacher award for Excellence in Professional Development and the Jack Petchy Award for Outstanding Service to Young People. She holds Qualified Teacher Status, a Distinction from a Masters Degree course in Performance Research from Central School of Speech and Drama and a First Class Degree in Literature and Theatre Studies from the University of Warwick. Jo is passionate about teaching that helps students realise the value of their own creativity. Drama can help challenge students' perceptions about themselves and the world around them and celebrate both the successes and failures in performance, helping the students to grow. She believes outstanding Drama teaching equips students with a joy and confidence that radiates in every role, character or part they play. This can be life-changing!
John is a writer, artist and teacher and has been teaching at Stagecoach for 4 years. John’s writing has been performed at 2Fit in London, Paines Plough and The Trestle Theatre. Along with the wonderful members of his Stagecoach Drama Troupe, John has twice won the Lewis Davis prize at the Welwyn Theatre Festival for his plays ‘The Entire History of the World. Kinda’ and ‘Hiroshima’. When not working in Theatre, John can be found performing stand up comedy or painting fine art in his studio. He will be giving his top tips for Acting teaching on our ADPA programme
Wednesday, November 11th 2020
Doors open: 4:25pm
Bookings close: November 11th 2020