Capt. Ron Thomas sails into Melbourne

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Critical Agendas speaker Ron Thomas visited Melbourne today to present his seminar "How to Run Highly Effective and Enjoyable Junior Drama Classes".

The six hour session followed the following topics each prompting positive testimonials this afternoon:

  • Effectively managing the drama classroom
  • Sample junior drama curriculum
  • Strategies to win over boys
  • Multiple ways into character
  • Introducing movement surreptitiously
  • Improvisation strategies: Theatre Sports/TGYAH
  • Mime skills and scenarios
  • Clowning
  • Voice training
  • Radio plays and how to perform them
  • Interpreting scripts
  • Incorporating the History of Drama engagingly
  • Monologues, Duologues and group devised dramas
  • Rich resources

 

Testimonials:

“Ron, I believe you offer something valuable to all Drama teachers regardless of experience and/or year levels taught. Thank you for a truly helpful and exciting P.D. And for NOT being BORING!”

“Interesting and engaging presenter; well prepared and informative. So pleased to have excellent materials to take away and use.”

“Fantastic session which has reinvigorated and stimulated me. Ron  was excellent - engaging, interactive and passionate. Fabulous sharing sessions - really helpful”.

"Very impressive, very brilliant facilitator, that is what made it brilliant - Ron. Best Drama PD ever."

 

Did you miss out on today's program?

Not to worry, Ron Thomas will be returning in Term 1, 2018 to present the following topics:

 

"Real Differentiation in the English Classroom" February 23, 2018
Venue:  Karstens Conference Centre, Melbourne CBD

 

"How to Effectively Teach Superb Essay Writing in English and Literature" February 27, 2018
Location: Club Kilsyth, Bayswater North

 

"The Power of Debating: towards Advanced Skills" February 28, 2018
 Location: Jasper Hotel, Melbourne

 

"How to Run Highly Effective and Enjoyable Junior Drama Classes" March 2, 2018
 Location: Karstens Conference Centre, Melbourne CBD

 

"Real Differentiation in the English Classroom" March 7, 2018
Location: Karstens Conference Centre, Melbourne CBD

 

"How to Mount a Highly Successful School Production" March 20, 2018
Location: Club Kilsyth, Bayswater North

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