Since you're here already, why not check out some more on the Internet?
(These links have even more links to literature, lesson plans, etc.)
New link! www.creativedrama.com -really comprehensive source! Great book list, too.
Creative Drama Literature Review from AAAE - books and more books
Theater & Children - benefits of theater with children
AATE (The American Alliance for Theatre in Education) - the best spot to network with practitioners of creative drama in the schools (join! join! join!)
ArtsEdNet - this site is primarily concerned with visual arts but it is linked to advocacy organizations and some fantastic lesson plans for the arts.
Virtual Theater - Neat new project out of Stanford which aims to provide a multi-media environment in which children can play creative roles associated with producing and performing plays and stories in an improvisational theater company.
Page - Linked to more exercises, resources, and groups who perform "improv
comedy," very closely related to creative drama (we use the same books
a lot of the time).
Boal, Augusto. Games for Actors and Non-Actors
Bolton, Gavin. Towards a Theory of Drama in Education, Drama as Education
Booth, David. Storydrama: Reading, Writing, and Roleplaying Across the Curriculum
Chapman, Gerald. Teaching Young Playwrights
Courtney, Richard. Play, Drama and Thought: The Intellectual Background to Dramatic Education
Heathcote, Dorothy and Gavin Bolton. Drama For Learning
Heinig, Ruth Beall. Creative Drama for the Classroom Teacher.
Kase-Polisini, Judith. The Creative Drama Book: Three Approaches
McCaslin, Nellie. Creative Drama in the Classroom
O'Neill, Cecily and Alan Lambert. Drama Structures
Robinson, Ken ed. Exploring Theatre and Education
Rosenberg, Helene. Creative Drama and Imagination
Salazar, Laura Gardner. Teaching Dramatically, Learning Thematically
Saldana, Johnny. Drama of Color: Improvisation with Multiethnic Folklore
Siks, Geraldine Brain. Drama With Children
Slade, Peter. Child Drama
Spolin, Viola. Improvisation for the Theatre
Wagner, Betty Jane. Dorothy Heathcote: Drama as a Learning Medium
Ward, Winifred. Playmaking with Children
Watkins, Brian. Drama and Education
Way, Brian. Development Through Drama
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