Teaching Drama in the Classroom

Teaching Drama in the Classroom $19.99

Jeana Whitaker

Published by Smith & Kraus

Subtitled A Handbook of Lessons for Middle & High School Students, the purpose of this book is to help those of you tasked with teaching a beginning drama class and looking for a solid place to start

It offers a complete curriculum for a one-year course, including stepby-step instructions, activities, lessons assessments and grading rubrics

Also covered are:

Basic Stage Knowledge

Mime v. Pantomime

Jobs in Theatre, Improvisation

Vocal Interpretation

Shakespeare Performance

Monologue Performance

And more!


Impressively comprehensive, expertly organized, and thoroughly 'user friendly', Teaching Drama in the Classroom, A Handbook of Lessons for Middle & High School Students is unreservedly recommended for personal, professional, college, and university library ~ James A. Cox, Midwest Book Review, Wisconsin Bookwatch

About the Author

Jeana Whitaker is an award-winning actor, director, and educator

She graduated magna cum laude from Columbus State University in 1991 with a B.S. in Secondary Education and received her M.A. from Prescott College in 2001 in Theater Education

In addition to a life-long career of teaching, Jeana has worked in television, film and theatre

In 2015, she was awarded Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Thespians and was a BUSS Scholar with the English Speaking Union; studying Shakespeare performance at the Globe Theatre in London

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