Green room: Will the reforms to GCSE and A-level drama benefit students?

The Department for Education announced in February the subject contents for GCSE, AS and A-level drama to be taught from 2016, so in our Summer 2 issue of Teaching Drama, out now, we’re asking our panellists:

 

What is your view? Vote in our poll and comment below. Read the views of our panellists in Summer 2 2014-15, where the issue also includes a ‘Curriculum focus’ column, outlining a basic summary of the guidelines on which exam boards are currently finalising their new specifications.

Green room: Should you ignore stage directions?

In our Spring 2 issue of Teaching Drama (out now!), we’re asking our Green room panellists …

 

We talk to actors and playwrights to get their points of view:

Modern stage directions are too often evidence of a failure of the text sufficiently to direct the actor

It is easy to misread stage directions and think of them as simply a “to-do” list for the design and stage management team

Vote in our poll and voice your opinion. Read the views of our panellists in Spring 2 2014-15.