Flying Higher: A practical full day workshop designed for teachers of Drama and Performing Arts
The Paper Birds are experts in devising theatre, with a unique brand of visual, political performance. This 1-day course will explore useful approaches to leading your students through their devising unit. Designed to assist all aspects of making original performance in schools and colleges, the workshop will develop your skills and confidence in delivering inspiring workshops and pushing and guiding participants’ work to exciting and unique directions. Suitable for devising units on all specs at GCSE, A Level, IB and BTEC.
The workshop will include:
Games & Warm-ups, Response to Brief, Improvisation, Developing Character & Narrative, Motifs & Symbolism, Choreography for Drama, Evaluation and Analysis.
This is a practical course with guidance provided to help you adapt the exercises for use in your drama studio, enabling your students to achieve higher grades through access to innovative and inspiring approaches to devising.
Included in the course fee, you will receive a teacher’s Resource Pack (detailing all the exercises and ways to further them with your students), as well as online access to stream and download all of The Paper Birds’ professional productions on video.
COURSE DATES | 2020
WEDNESDAY 8th JANUARY, 10-5pm: LEEDS PLAYHOUSE, LEEDS
THURSDAY 16th JANUARY, 10-5pm: SOHO THEATRE, LONDON
To reserve your place please register on email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07855 098 063
Places are limited and allocated on a first come first serve basis.
Course Fee: £160.00 + VAT per participant
Further participants from same school will be charged at an additional £100.00 + VAT
'After teaching for fifteen years this course helped me to think of new techniques and ideas that will really work in the classroom. I have used bits of the course every single day in my teaching since; it's the best practical CPD I've been on!'
Dates for CPD in January 2020
CPD Programme 2020