Creating “Living Newspapers”
  • rhinegold theatre  
  • 23rd Feb 2018
  • 12:35 - 13:20

This seminar shows classroom teachers of any subject how to create Living Newspaper plays - a uniquely American style of documentary play which originated during the Great Depression. Participants will learn practical and imaginative theatrical techniques to create a hypothetical living newspaper on a contemporary issue such as immigration, Brexit, or the refugee crisis. [KS4, KS5]

Delegates will:

  • Learn how to create “Living Newspaper” style theatrical productions
  • Work together to use theatrical techniques to create scenes for a hypothetical living newspaper
  • Learn basic staging techniques
  • Perform living newspaper scenes
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