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ERIC Number: EJ1164525
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1356-9783
"The 'Principal' Character": The Triad Approach and Improvisation in Teaching
Shem-Tov, Naphtaly
Research in Drama Education, v23 n1 p91-106 2018
This article focuses on a teaching case, Rona, a student in the educational dance-theatre programme that adopted improvisational teaching to deal with her lack of self-confidence. This lack had denied her feeling free and teaching without inhibitions in the classroom. Rona found a way to release her lack of self-confidence by spontaneously acting the "character" of a funny and assertive "principal" for ensuring a flowing dialogue with the pupils without disturbances to the planned procedure of the lesson. I analyse the Rona's case through Shifra Schonmann's triadic approach for teacher training, based on the theatrical perception which differentiates between a dramatic character, a social role and a performer's personality and the through the directions of improvisational teaching.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Israel (Tel Aviv)
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