The School Drama Book

The School Drama Book: Drama, Literature and Literacy in the Creative Classroom

The School Drama Book: Drama, Literature and Literacy in the Creative Classroom, by Professor Robyn Ewing AM and John Nicholas Saunders, was developed in response to the requests of teachers across Australia.

The book is essential reading for teachers and theatre practitioners who want to educate confidently with drama. It uses drama as a critical pedagogy, and encourages learning through activities, rather than teaching ‘about’ the texts. This approach has been shown to develop rich imaginations and creative capacities for the future.  

The book is a comprehensive drama and literacy resource. It includes:

► To purchase the book, visit Currency Press.

"We always hoped that this program would become a national phenomenon, and perhaps this book can facilitate something akin to that."

Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton, former Artistic Directors of STC