Stagecoach Performing Arts

Stagecoach Explore... Drama

An exploration of great drama teaching practice in the face-to-face and remote classroom

Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 at 5:00pm – Doors open at 4:55pm

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Explore... Drama - Stagecoach Schools Practitioner
17:00 - 19:30 BST Wednesday 22 September 2021
Explore... Drama - non-Stagecoach Practitioner
17:00 - 19:30 BST Wednesday 22 September 2021

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Explore... Drama

Specifically aimed at Classroom Drama Teachers, Primary & Elementary Practitioners, Teaching Assistants and Performing Arts working with children and young people, this workshop exploration (with 30 minutes 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.

Subjects covered to include:

  • How to engage all your students in creative exploration
  • Innovative ways to develop a theme across a term
  • Developing acting and stagecraft skills in the classroom
  • Devising with your students
  • Exploring a range of styles and practitioners
  • Use of play and games as tools for learning
  • Inclusive practice in teaching Performing Arts

Please contact 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: Sarah English and John Pritchard

Sarah English 

Sarah English is an actor and theatre educator, hailing from Halifax, Canada. She completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Theatre-Acting) at Dalhousie University and taught theatre education at Neptune Theatre School before moving to Toronto, Ontario to further pursue her career. Sarah has performed in theatres across Canada and she has also recorded the first two audiobooks in the ongoing Aggie Morton Mystery Queen series with Random House Canada. She has received Robert Merritt Award nominations for her work in Bone Cage and How Do I Love Thee?  She has worked with Stagecoach Performing Arts for 8 years in Toronto, as both a teacher and manager, and she is also a dialect coach. As she has grown as an educator, Sarah has always held the same goals; for students to feel challenged, to gain confidence through their shared work and knowledge and to celebrate their individuality.

John Pritchard

John is a writer, artist and actor 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 or teaching, John can be found performing stand up comedy or painting fine art in his studio. He’s also a mentor on our flagship ADPA teaching diploma programme

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Starts: Wednesday, September 22nd 2021 at 5:00pm
Doors open: 4:55pm
Ends: 7:30pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: September 22nd 2021


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