Bag of Smells

​Bag of Smells (PDF)  Participants work alone or in groups using their sense of smell.  They will expand on the emotions or feelings the smells evoke to create a story.  The activity requires a bag filled with aromatic items (examples suggested in document).

Articulating Pantomime

Articulating Pantomime activity This activity introduces pantomime as a skill and works in conjunction with voice development.  Participants will develop diction and articulation in the vocal realm along with gestures and movement to develop the body (part of the actor’s tools).  This activity uses the included poem “The Lord Chancellor’s Nightmare” as the reading & acting … Read more

The Origin Of Stories

The Origin Of Stories: A Sufi Tale  A story about the origin of all stories with a drama focus perfect for group adaptation. This story uses the concepts and skills of Collaboration, Cultural/Multicultural, Imagination, Movement, Problem Solving, and Space Control.

Abstract Story Shape

​Abstract Story Shape activity  This activity involves abstract shapes for participants to create a story and requires no other materials.  Abstract shapes are provided as a guide to the types of design–feel free to use them or create your own.