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How to stretch yourself in


Read and see as many plays as you can as this helps to stretch you in drama to read/witness how plays are produced!

In School Opportunities

- Year 7 Drama Club

- Year 8 Drama Club

- Year 9 Play in Production

-Joint Productions from Year 10-13

- Student-led productions in Sixth Form 

Research the following theatre practitioners: Frantic Assembly, Kneehigh, Constantin Stanislavski, Bertolt Brecht. You can use National Theatre Online Library and Crash Course Drama and Theatre on YouTube to help you get started.

 Link to activities that will help
you with Drama 

Places To Visit 

-The Lighthouse in Poole

-The Pavilion in Bournemouth 

-The Mayflower in Southampton

-Salisbury Playhouse 

External Organisations

National Youth Theatre National Youth Music Theatre


There is also free access to The National Theatre Online Library: You type National Theatre Online Library into google and then enter the Username which is LEJXUS, and then add the password FIKGVD.

Written Tasks

Using the practitoners listed above you can do these tasks to help stretch yourself: You could create a double sided fact sheet on each one or you could write a review of a theatre production you have previously seen. Compare it with a published review online. Did you focus on similar issues as the critic? Do you think the critic was fair?

Links To Other Subjects

Music, History, English, RP, Politics, Media, Art, Textiles and Psychology in particular

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