These exercises are designed to develop confidence and group interaction skills, transferable to group rehearsals and performance. Learning how to work effectively in groups also develops collaborative communication skills which equip students for success in life and future challenges.
This is a fun drama game which encourages your students to work together. A great exercise for building group dynamics.
This is a great team—building exercise, as it relies on co—operation between all students for success. You will need three juggling balls (or rolled up socks!) to play.
A great way for a group to get to know each other. Skills developed include listening, quick physical response and leadership. As this game requires quick movement, health and safety should be considered.
In this game students must have awareness of the whole group, and their place in it, in order to be successful. Health and safety should be managed due to the physical nature of the game.
This is an adaptation of the very popular 'Wink murder' game but focusing on physical movements. Students work together to hide the identity of the ‘Leader’.
This classic drama game is a great activity for building teamwork and communication skills, as well as drama-focused skills such as improvisation and creativity.
This is a quick and easy team building activity involving counting from one to three. It sounds simple but requires lots of concentration.
At Trinity, we believe that creating dramatic work in groups is a fundamental part of an actor’s development. This is why the majority of our drama syllabus specifications have pair, group and In Production exams as options.
Developing collaborative communication skills fundamental to group performance work will help to prepare students for their wider lives, further education and employment.