Linda Gates, Professor of Voice at Northwestern University (USA) discusses how Shakespeare's poetry and plays lend themselves to vocal performance by discussing how breath can be used to 'punctuate the thought'. This audio recording is part the Interviews on Great Writers series presented by Oxford University Podcasts.
This robust set of videos, activity sheets, and short written summaries is designed for anyone to use when integrating speaking assignments and activities into college level courses. Each video highlights a specific student activity, applicable to any delivery mode, complete with a video introduction, template, and lesson plan to download. Open pedagogical opportunities are incorporated into several modules with emphasis on student led engagement. Created by Miranda Hawk at Madison Area Technical College.
Staging Shakespeare is series of brief video commentaries on performing and directing Shakespeare including extracts of two plays- 'The Tempest' and 'Two Gentlemen of Verona'. An English teacher also explains how she uses IT resources to engage students.
The K–12 Arts Learning Standards for Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theater, and Visual Arts can be downloaded from the OSPI Learning Standards and Instructional Materials webpage at: https://www.k12.wa.us/student-success/learning-standards-instructional-materials.
Depending on the focus of arts education in a given district or school, one or more of the five Arts Learning Standards documents can be used to guide instruction and help students develop competency in the arts.
This document covers Theatre, which may include, but is not limited to, acting, theatre, film acting and film-making, improvisation, mime, puppetry, performed poetry/spoken word, musical theatre, playwriting, technical theatre/stagecraft, and theatre production.