Drama Booster Course

Drama Booster Dates TBC (July) 2019

All sessions will run 10am-1pm & 2pm-4pm both days at the Walsall Campus.

Indicative Topics Covered

Day 1: The Practitioners

The day will be formed around a practical exploration of the following practitioners:

· Stanislavski

· Brecht

· Artaud

· Boal

You will also be provided with teaching notes from the day and resources that you may be able to use in school.

Day 2: Romp Through History

The overall aim for the day is to provide a perspective of how drama and theatre developed over time in Europe and on our own shores. Exploration will focus on main historical eras with examples of materials and extracts from plays relating to that era. Exploration will again be focused within a drama workshop with additional teaching notes and resources to cover the following:

· Greek Drama

· Medieval Mystery Plays/Miracle plays

· Elizabethan/Jacobean

· Restoration Drama

· Melodrama

· Modern Theatre

Am I eligible for this SKE Booster course?

To be eligible trainees must:

  • Not be going onto an undergraduate course.
  • Not already hold qualified teacher status.
  • Have an offer to start teacher training in the next academic year.

Course Fees

Internal applicants

Please note you are classed as an internal applicant if you will be undertaking your ITE course (PGCE, School Direct Salaried, School Direct Training) with the University of Wolverhampton or a University of Wolverhampton School Direct partner school.

How to pay

Course fees are payable through the University of Wolverhampton's secure e-store facility which you will be directed to through a conditional offer. Types of payment accepted are Visa, Maestro, JCB, and MasterCard.

Further information

There are no bursaries avaliable for this course.


Contact: For further details or to discuss any aspect of SKE provision please contact the SKE Administrator at ske@wlv.ac.uk