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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 31 new and published books in the subject of Drama Education & Drama Therapy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Hopes for Great Happenings (Routledge Revivals)

    Alternatives in Education and Theatre

    By Albert Hunt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When Albert Hunt joined the staff of the Regional College of Art, Bradford, in 1965, he found himself working mostly with ‘non-academic’ students on a fascinating range of games, projects and theatre events outside the main stream of exam-oriented education. In this title, first published in 1976,...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Transforming Teaching and Learning with Active and Dramatic Approaches

    Engaging Students Across the Curriculum

    By Brian Edmiston

    How can teachers transform classroom teaching and learning by making pedagogy more socially and culturally responsive, more relevant to students’ lives, and more collaborative? How can they engage disaffected students in learning and at the same time promote deep understanding though high-quality...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Drama Education and Second Language Learning

    Edited by Joe Winston, Madonna Stinson

    In recent years the contribution of drama to second language learning has grown internationally as a field of interest to both teachers and researchers. The potential for drama to provide strong social contexts for learning, to provide opportunities for the learner to embody the target language and...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Learning Through Theatre

    The Changing Face of Theatre in Education, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Jackson, Chris Vine

    In the two decades since the publication of the second edition, Learning Through Theatre has further established itself as an indispensable resource for scholars, practitioners and educators interested in the complex interrelations between teaching and learning, the performing arts, and society at...

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Drama and Theatre in Urban Contexts

    Edited by Kathleen Gallagher, Jonothan Neelands

    Urban theatre can be described as theatre made with or by those whose lives are marked by the urban landscape and its social limits and possibilities. At the heart of this text lies the question of how theatre can illuminate the urban and how theatre is illuminated by the urban. The city, like...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Heart of Teaching

    Empowering Students in the Performing Arts

    By Stephen Wangh

    The Heart of Teaching is a book about teaching and learning in the performing arts. Its focus is on the inner dynamics of teaching: the processes by which teachers can promote—or undermine—creativity itself. It covers the many issues that teachers, directors and choreographers experience, from...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Planning Process Drama

    Enriching teaching and learning, 2nd Edition

    By Pamela Bowell, Brian S. Heap

    Process drama is now firmly established, internationally, as a powerful and dynamic pedagogy. This clear and accessible book provides a practical, step-by-step guide to the planning of process drama. Grounded in theory and illustrated in practice, it identifies and explains the principles of...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Using Storytelling to Support Children and Adults with Special Needs

    Transforming lives through telling tales

    Edited by Nicola Grove

    This innovative and wide-ranging book shows how storytelling can open new worlds for learners with or without special educational needs. With sections that outline both therapeutic and educational approaches, the leading practitioners who contribute to this practical resource draw on their...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Theatre in Practice

    A Student's Handbook

    By Nick O'Brien, Annie Sutton

    Theatre in Practice provides students with all of the ‘must have’ Drama skills required for A-Level, International Baccalaureate, BTEC and beyond. Practical, step-by-step exercises and diagrams give access to the key figures and processes central to drama, including: Stanislavski, Brecht, Lecoq...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Ensemble Theatre Making

    A Practical Guide

    By Rose Burnett Bonczek, David Storck

    Ensemble Theatre Making: A Practical Guide is the first comprehensive diagnostic handbook for building, caring for, and maintaining an ensemble. Successful ensembles don’t happen by chance; they must be created, nurtured, and maintained through specific actions. Achieving common goals in rehearsal...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge