Whether you are a drama instructor, a stage director, a summer camp counselor, or just someone who wants to organize a fun activity, these theater games will inspire confidence and creativity.
Ice Breakers: These are ideal drama activities to help the participants get to know one another in a friendly, low-key environment.
Beginner Improv Games: Once the ice is broken and the performers are warmed up, an improvisation exercise can be a great way to develop unique characters and humorous storylines.
Here are some easy-to-learn improvisation games:
Advanced Improv Games: Not all drama activities are created equal. Some require a sharp tongue and a quick wit. If you’re up for a theatrical challenge, try some of these improv games:
Academic Activities: Sometimes the stage isn’t the best place to explore the Theatre. For students with noses stuck in the works of Shakespeare or Shaw, these articles offer a creative pathway to studying dramatic literature.
Of course there are hundreds of other drama activities. If you have a fun and fascinating theatrical exercise, please share your ideas in the Plays / Drama Forum.