Learning Zone: Year 7 Drama

Going to the theatre is one of the best things to do to support your child in Drama. The experience of live performance is hard to be replicated in any other way, including on television and at the cinema. Seeing a range of performances will help students in all 3 strands of assessment in Drama:

Take a trip to the theatre to see a live performance. Try to pick something that isn’t a pantomime or musical if you can.

There are some great local theatres including The Belgrade, The Birmingham Rep, The Alexandra, The Birmingham Hippodrome, and of course The Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford.

After the performance have a discussion about what you saw – below are some things to think about:

If you do go to the theatre please let your Drama teacher know and share your experiences with the rest of your class – you’ll have some great ideas to share with everyone and hopefully you’ll be inspired too!