Challenging plays penned by University of Wolverhampton
drama students are set to be performed at local secondary
Pupils at six secondary schools in Wolverhampton, Dudley and
Birmingham are to take part in plays dealing with issues of
bullying, peer pressure and gang culture.
The Year 10 GCSE drama groups from Deansfield, Highfields,
Coppice, Kings, Dormston and Great Barr secondary schools have
taken part in workshops run by the University of Wolverhampton
Drama students, who have created plays based on the
The University students will perform the plays for the groups in
their schools during the week beginning Monday, March 2 2009.
After watching the forum theatre plays, the drama pupils will
have the opportunity to change the outcome of the play for the
better, by taking the part of the lead character and improvising
new situations and scenes.
Senior Lecturer, Kate Hale, from the School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure,
said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for our students to
experience what professional drama work in schools might be like.
The work is challenging but rewarding and the students always enjoy
the interaction with the young people.”
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Date issued: Wednesday 25 March 2009
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