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Drama Teacher's Network. Here is a page with all the lesson idea posts I have made.

Drama Teacher's Network

Use these to help you teach a variety of topics in your classroom. Share this: Like this: 11 Comments This resource is fantastic and so easy to use. Thoughts? Follow Get every new post delivered to your Inbox. Join 3,402 other followers Build a website with %d bloggers like this: Drama and technology: teacher attitudes and perceptions. Real Players?: Drama, Technology and Education (9781858563657): John Carroll, Michael Anderson, David Cameron: Books. New Stages: Challenges for Teaching the Aesthetics of Drama Online. Snr drama 13 reference. Using Technology In The Drama Classroom. Drama, Technology & You.

What’s My Story Using Drama & Technology For Storytelling (Ihci 2008) Xiangyang presents a multimedia drama. Performers take part in the live multimedia drama, Caolu Zhuge, in Xiangyang, Hubei province, on Sept 28.

Xiangyang presents a multimedia drama

"The Alice Project" Re-imagines Lewis Carroll Classic with Blending of Performance and Technology. Filed under Press Releases Photos by Louis Stein On April 14, “The Alice Project” takes Lewis Carroll’s Victorian sensibility and drags it kicking and screaming into the present-day to be tattered and transformed.

"The Alice Project" Re-imagines Lewis Carroll Classic with Blending of Performance and Technology

Directed by faculty member Marianne Weems, this highly anticipated interdisciplinary performance explores the character of Alice through a modern-day lens of technology. The production uses layers of multimedia, including several live cameras, projection surfaces and soundscapes on an overwhelming three-story steel maze of a set that fills the Philip Chosky Theater. Laptops in the drama classroom. Drama is an embodied collaborative art form that provides students with opportunities to make, perform and appreciate dramatic works.

Laptops in the drama classroom

Students learn to manipulate the art form for different purposes and audiences through improvisation, playbuilding and performance. Connections Between Drama Education and the Digital Education Revolution. Perhaps preservice teacher education isn’t adequately preparingnew teachers by insisting they engage with and utilize technologymore comprehensively.

Connections Between Drama Education and the Digital Education Revolution

A recent report (Cunnane, 2010) about anUS Department of Education survey on technology use highlightsthe surprisingly low level and low order use of technology byacademics within parts of the higher education sector in the US. Iwould venture to guess that the numbers wouldn’t diverge muchin an Australian study. Do we see new Drama teachers beingrequired to demonstrate competency in the use of a broad range of teaching and learning technologies, and appropriate technology-mediated pedagogical strategies? “As Dr. Frankenstein learned, that which we createdesires our care and responsibility. Transgenic art. Copy of Technology in the Drama Classroom: Yes, You Can! by Dennis Johns on Prezi. Technology Archives » The Drama Teacher.

Drama Teacher's Network. ACT-ED Teaching Resources: Performing Arts, Drama, Media. Using Technology In The Drama Classroom. Natasha Tsakos: A multimedia theatrical adventure. A new stage age: why theatres should embrace digital technology. Facing the future ... Unlimited's The Moon, the Moon, which invites online public participation. Photograph: Robert Day There was a time, back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, when "multimedia" was a real buzzword.

In practice, what this meant was a few video screens dotted around a venue, merely the borrowed trappings of technology rather than a geniune attempt to make art or engage audiences in new ways. But the growth of pervasive media and digital technologies is offering theatre-makers and audiences unprecedented new challenges and opportunities. Theatre Sandbox is one such opportunity. There are already plenty of examples of how technology has transformed theatre. As Andrew Taylor over at the Artful Manager has suggested, "participatory technology seems foreign to many, but it is also intriguing as it carries many of the qualities we value in the arts. Culture shock: The best artistic stories that science has to tell. Thousands of years ago people made up stories to explain the world.

Culture shock: The best artistic stories that science has to tell

Myths describing the changing seasons often became dogma, morphing into religion. Fact, theory and story slid around one another, shaping an idea of what the world was, how it worked and what the meaning of life was. More recently science nudged those belief systems aside – unless you happen to be a creationist – and enjoyed a brief interlude when everything seemed measurable, discoverable and explainable. But it isn’t. The paradox is that the more we can observe, the more we discover that the sums don’t add up. These days string theory and quantum physics seem to occupy a similar space to the old myths. Some of these ideas are almost romantically delicious.

With that, science and art, which in Leonardo da Vinci’s day were twin aspects of creative thinking, have come closer together again. Digital Drama: The technology transforming theatre. "Vidiots, they sometimes call us," admits Timothy Bird.

Digital Drama: The technology transforming theatre

Some people in the theatre industry don't take kindly to the innovations that Mr Bird and his team at Knifedge are introducing to the stage. Innovations like a computer-generated avatar sword-fighting an actor live on stage in his most recent show Pippin, transporting the audience to the world of a computer game. Or the sight of a Seurat painting gradually coming to life on stage in Sunday in the Park with George, the show which cemented Knifedge's reputation with an Olivier award for Best Set Design in 2007.

Impressive feats like these by Mr Bird and others like him have meant that in the last five years the role of "video designer" has become increasingly common in theatrical programme credits - a term hardly known a decade ago. So who are these "vidiots", and what do they want to do to theatre? No 3D glasses required "Theatre is very different," he says. Image copyright Other Image copyright bbc 'Mere spectacle' The Festival of Curiosity Dublin. Innovative Theatrical Experiences & Technology.