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Dr. Anna Bean

Educator Success Specialist, Digital Theatre+

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Beyond Actor Training Practice: A Different Way of Being in the World

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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"Checking Out Me History": Teaching Black Poetry

Discover engaging new ways to strengthen your students’ understanding and analysis of Black poetry...

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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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3 simple ways to connect your students with poetry

How do your students feel about poetry? Are they excited by the poems they’re studying? Do they...

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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

After a long – and well deserved, might we add – break from the classroom over the summer months,...

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5 silly icebreakers to engage your students

It’s been a challenging year to say the least. As we step back into classrooms, our students are...

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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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