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Drama Game: Do Nothing

Type: Warm-Up Purpose: This game fits in a category that I call minimalism 🙂  Extremely simple, yet effective at...

Drama Game: Clap, Snap, Stomp

Type: Warm-Up, Focus Purpose: A simple game that requires focus and teamwork.  Procedure: 1. Have the class...

2017 Free Christmas Songs & The Holiday Magic CD

Happy Holidays from Beat by Beat! Click below to listen to this year’s original Christmas...

Drama Game: Moose!

Type: Creativity, Improv Purpose: This fast-paced improv game helps students quickly be able to justify their actions...

Drama Game: Paper Airplane Introduction

Type: Ensemble Building Purpose: A fun getting-to-know-you game for the beginning of a new semester…that involves making...

Drama Game: Witch & Wizard Cauldron

Type: Warm-Up, Creativity Purpose: A fun game that will help students begin to think about using their...

Drama Game: Two-Headed Monster Dance

Type: Warm-Up Purpose: A fun warm-up that allows everyone to be a little silly and breaks down...

How to Write a Monologue – Free Lesson Plan from “Teaching Playwriting”

The following lesson plan is an abridged excerpt from the new book Teaching Playwriting: The Essential Handbook,...

How to Write a Monologue – Free Lesson Plan from “Teaching Playwriting”

The following lesson plan is an abridged excerpt from the new book Teaching Playwriting: The Essential Handbook,...

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Drama Game: Magical Connection

Type: Focus, Observation/Communication Purpose: This game involves the instructor and an “assistant” who together have a secret...