Synopsis

Drama Games for Rehearsals

$11.25

Buy Paperback

Buy Kindle Edition

Jessica Swale

Published by Nick Hern Books

** 25% DISCOUNT **

"I wish I'd had this book when I was starting out as a young director ... I cannot recommend it highly enough" ~ Marianne Elliott from her Foreword

This dip-in, flick-through, quick-fire resource book in the bestselling Drama Games series offers dozens of ideas and exercises to energise and inspire a bold, creative rehearsal process for any play, of any period or genre.

Aimed at directors of all levels, it covers every aspect of rehearsal, including:

★ Warm-up exercises to prepare the body, voice and mind, and to create a strong ensemble

★ Ideas for approaching the text, tackling the 'Story of the Play'

★ A wealth of games for unlocking the 'World of the Play', including developing characters, finding a physical style, understanding genre and investigating themes

★ Suggestions for exploring sound and music, whether for use in the production or simply to encourage a sense of fun in rehearsals

This essential 'go-to' book will provide you with a host of original and illuminating games, perfect for the play you're rehearsing, be it Shakespeare or Greek tragedy, a Restoration comedy, physical theatre, Modern Naturalism

Or even a brand new play

Marianne Elliott - one of the most innovative and exciting directors working anywhere in the world - describes it as " ... a beautiful, and very ­­clearly written book" which will become "'my constant companion in future"

FOR MORE DRAMA GAMES
click here

Browse Library

About Stageplays

Stageplays offers you the largest collection of Plays & Musicals in the world.

Based in the UK and the USA, we’ve been serving the online theatre community since the last century. We’re primarily a family-run business and several of us also work in professional theatre.

But we’re all passionate about theatre and we all work hard to share that passion with you and the world’s online community.

Subscribe to our theatre newsletter

We'll email you regular details of new plays and half-price special offers on a broad range of theatre titles.

Shipping

We can deliver any play in print to any country in the world - and we ship from both the US and the UK.

© 2010 - 2020 Stageplays, Inc.