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Identity and Inclusion in Actor Training

Digital Theatre+ was thrilled to host an unmissable webinar, 'Identity and Inclusion in Actor...

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Teaching Shakespeare Online

Digital Theatre+ and the Asian Shakespeare Association were delighted to host this fascinating...

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Richard Schechner and Eugenio Barba in Conversation

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Top 5 free English resources of 2023!

As we look ahead to 2024, we can't help but reflect on the outstanding free resources that...

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Top 6 free Theatre resources of 2023!

As we look ahead to 2024, we take a look at the scene-stealing free resources, blogs, and webinars...

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Top 5 2023 resources for you and your students (and they're free!)

As 2023 comes to a close, let’s take a look back at the impressive blogs and webinars that had...

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Top 10 productions to watch this holiday season

It’s no secret that the week before the holidays is everyone’s favourite time of year. Teachers and...

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Identity and Inclusion in Actor Training

Digital Theatre+ was thrilled to host an unmissable webinar, 'Identity and Inclusion in Actor...

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Supporting Districts with Digital Theatre+: Dr Joseph R D'Ambrosi Case Study

Dr. Joseph R. D'Ambrosi, Fine and Performing Arts Resource Specialist, shares Osceola County School...

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7 series to simplify theatre lesson planning and curriculum design

Looking for easy ways to design impactful theatre lesson plans? To save you time, Digital...

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Black History Month: Top 10 Teaching Resources

Originally created in the United States in February 1926, and celebrated each October in the United...

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5 ways to enhance career readiness skills (without changing your lesson objectives)

Yes, we know! We know that teaching students college and career readiness skills is important for...

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Teaching Shakespeare Online

Digital Theatre+ and the Asian Shakespeare Association were delighted to host this fascinating...

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How to practice self-care for teachers and students

You asked and we listened: introducing the Digital Theatre+ How-To Vlogs, short videos that...

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A step-by-step guide to winning the One-Act Play Contest

Are you entering a One-Act Play Contest this year? Hear from competition winner (and Education...

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Richard Schechner and Eugenio Barba in Conversation

Digital Theatre+ was thrilled to host an extraordinary webinar featuring two eminent figures in the...

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5 Top Tips to Encourage Reluctant Readers

It’s no secret: reading isn’t every student’s forte. For some, it’s seen as a boring, old-fashioned...

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These new features and content are guaranteed to enhance your lessons!

Kick off the new school year with a fresh set of resources that have been carefully designed to...

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How to use free bitesize videos to save you time (and keep students engaged)!

As educators, we’re always looking for new and innovative teaching ideas to engage our students,...

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Devising Theatre: The Frantic Assembly Approach

We were delighted to featurethe internationally renowned Frantic Assembly’s Artistic Director Scott...

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A teacher’s guide to using enrichment strategies to save time

If you're looking for time-saving tips for teachers, you can use enrichment activities to engage...

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5 tips for bringing life skills into your classroom

Preparing students for life outside the classroom (be that their personal lives, college,...

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Top 5 Best Practices for Teaching Improvisation

We know that teaching improvisation can be a struggle for many teachers! From the spontaneity of...

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The Evolution of Chicano Theatre

Over the past half-century, Chicano theatre has grown and evolved, reflecting the experiences and...

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Teaching Shakespeare: 5 practical activities to engage your students

Shakespeare. Just the name alone can feel daunting. Once you say the name, your students will...

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3 simple ways to connect your students with poetry

How do your students feel about poetry? Do they look forward to hearing about poetry in class? Are...

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How to make Shakespeare’s language more accessible to students

One of the biggest struggles many students face when studying Shakespeare is the language he uses....

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New Feature: Sharing Options

We've introduced new functionality to help you share resources with your students and colleagues...

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5 ways to use the arts to inspire your English students

Not an actor? Teaching students who have never been on stage? Facing a group of slouching teens...

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New productions from BroadwayHD!

Thanks to our exclusive educational partnership with BroadwayHD, we're thrilled to welcome eight...

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Take control of the content your students can see with this new feature

Thanks to our new Content Controls functionality, you can take full control over the selection of...

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Teaching English: top 5 blog posts of 2022

From key literary topics such as poetry and Shakespeare to 21st-century skills like speaking and...

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Teaching Theatre: top 5 blog posts of 2022

Searching for some new teaching inspiration? In need of some ready-to-go practical activities to...

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Browse content by subject skills with new functionality

It's now even easier to discover and access the resources you need for your English lessons on...

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Ecotheatre: How to Make Theatre and Performance Sustainable

Last week, we joined forces with the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) to host a...

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Digital Theatre+ signs partnership with Liverpool Everyman Playhouse

We are delighted to be working with Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse to bring teachers and students...

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How to use jigsaw activities in your classroom

Jigsaw activities have been around for decades, and are a great strategy to accelerate learning and...

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5 easy ways to introduce students to a new text

Back to school can be the perfect time to introduce a text to your students for the first time....

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How to fund a subscription to Digital Theatre+

What would you do with an unlimited departmental budget?

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Greek Tragedy in Rehearsal

We were delighted to join forces with the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) for...

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5 ways to incorporate critical thinking into your teaching

In a recent blog post, we discussed the five biggest reasons why students need good critical...

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Acclaimed ensemble Forced Entertainment joins forces with DT+

In 2016, Forced Entertainment (FE) – a long-running UK-based theatre and performance company – were...

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Top resources to celebrate Pride Month

Pride Month is a recognition of the contributions of LBGTQ+ people in our daily lives and in our...

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How to celebrate Juneteenth with your students

The holiday Juneteenth reclaims a misjustice in American history with celebration. Although the...

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Top drama games to play with your class

Let's face it: playing theatre games is one of the most fun parts of drama class. They're the...

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Teaching and directing with the Michael Chekhov Technique

This past June, as I set off to attend my first summer of training at the Great Lakes Michael...

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Why Boal Now?

In ‘Why Boal Now?’, our latest Digital Theatre+ webinar, we launched the Boal Collection – an...

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Olivier Award-nominated productions coming to Digital Theatre+

Two productions nominated for Olivier Awards at this year’s ceremony are coming soon to Digital...

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5 ways to prepare your middle schoolers for high school success

It’s often said that Middle School is a type of hell for students. As educators who spend 8 hours+...

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8 educators to follow on social media (and 10 hashtags to check out)

It may be that you’re already a social media pro, fully equipped with accounts specifically...

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Teaching Theatre Design Online: A Roundtable

We were delighted to recently join forces with the Performance Design Educator’s Collective, the...

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"Checking Out Me History": Teaching Black Poetry

Our latest Professional Learning Experience "Checking Out Me History": Teaching Black Poetry saw...

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Teaching Toward a Joy Supreme

As almost goes without saying, creating joyful moments in the classroom has been a hard slog since...

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Beyond actor training: the work of the late Alison Hodge

Alison Hodge – ‘Ali’ to everyone who knew her – was a remarkable actor trainer and a leading...

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How to boost your students' speaking and listening skills

Presenting in front of colleagues. Delivering a toast during a celebration. Raising your voice to...

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The life and work of Augusto Boal: a rare glimpse into the archive

Augusto Boal created what NYU’s Richard Schechner described as ‘the theatre that Brecht only...

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Lyn Gardner in Conversation with Robert Icke

Former Associate Director of Headlong and Almeida Theatre – where he directed productions such as...

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How to use social media in your classroom

Whether you’re an expert on all things social media or still scratching your head trying to figure...

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Poetry in Action (in action!)

Picture the scene: in a freezing warehouse in north London, the intrepid Digital Theatre team are...

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Digital Theatre+ partners with Artsmark

Engaging young people in world-class arts and culture is one of the major goals of Digital...

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Pandemic theatre: Staging Uncle Vanya in lockdown

As a theatre teacher, one of the biggest joys and challenges is producing and directing plays,...

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Making Feminist Theatre (and Making Theatre Feminist)

How do theatre-makers practice feminism in their work? Leading theatre-makers joined forces for a...

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4 socially-distanced ensemble building activities

One of the first things teachers do with a theatre class or production company is create an...

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Allegiance and AAPI Representation in Musical Theatre

Last month, we welcomed teachers around the world to our first Professional Learning Experience for...

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5 digital tools to build community on your course

As we venture back into the classroom and develop new hybrid in-person/online courses, or courses...

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Resources to engage younger learners

With social media now a permanent fixture in the lives – and screens – of most students, it’s no...

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Reflections on the Music and Drama Education Expo 2021

Last week, we were delighted to attend the ninth annual Music and Drama Education Expo, held in the...

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Teaching Acting, Voice and Movement Online

Produced with the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, this engaging session looked at the...

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Inclusivity and Theatre: Strategies for Teaching and Practice

Our webinar on Inclusivity and Theatre proved to be one of our most popular online events yet!...

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'The Art of Resonance': Anne Bogart and Katie Mitchell in Conversation

How do you make art which resonates, and in particular, how can we make resonant work in these...

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Top 10 icebreaker activities for getting back in the classroom

As your students settle into the classroom, take your pick from a range of fun, team-building...

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5 silly icebreakers for Theatre & Performance students

As we step into the theatre classroom, what could be better for getting going than some playful fun...

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Introducing Unlocked: A new way to engage students with dramatic texts

How do you make something that genuinely helps teachers? It takes time and care to nurture the...

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Watch Kinky Boots, 42nd Street and more on Digital Theatre+

Got a class full of musical theatre fans? Thanks to our exclusive educational partnership with...

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New Blood Brothers series on Digital Theatre+

Looking for resources on Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers?

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