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The Art and Craft of Facilitating Drama Activities

October 12, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Drama activities can be used to establish relationships, develop group cohesion, develop skills, and as a springboard to activities.

Organised by SDEA, this course is a practical dive into the act of facilitation of drama activities for non-performative intentions and objectives.

Participants will reflect on principles of improvisation in facilitation, enhance their facilitator’s presence and body language, and build a reflexive practice.

It is designed for those new to the field, as well as those who have some experience and want to become a better drama facilitator.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify, plan, and facilitate basic drama activities for outcomes such as group-building, focus, creativity, and imagination, among others;
  2. Improve their physical presence and body language as a facilitator;
  3. Build reflexivity in their practice.

Course Objectives:

  1. Expose participants to a variety of drama activities in an applied drama context
  2. Understand how drama activities can be used for developing executive functions, building community, and as part of group processes
  3. Understand principles of facilitation related to drama activities
  4. Recognise and understand individual needs in a group setting
  5. Incorporate reflexivity into the practice of facilitation


  • Minimum 18-years-old
  • Some experience in facilitating drama activities

Suitable for:

  • People considering a career in drama facilitation in community contexts
  • Drama Practitioners
  • Programme Executives with Social Service Agencies


October 12, 2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


SDEA (Singapore Drama Educators Association)
Level Up! Fest is back this November, with over 20 workshops and programmes to get you levelled up for 'The Future of Drama Education'. As drama educators adapt to a changing world, how have pedagogies too, adapted and changed? How can we develop more holistic skillsets in our practice to prepare us for the future? Update your profile with an affordable new headshot. Get inspired at a presentation or a talk Level yourself up at a workshop by facilitators such as Phoebe Chan, Koh Hui Ling, Han Xuemei, Ghazali Muzakir, Judy Ngoh, Rosemarie Somaiah and more. There are many opportunities this November for you to Level Up! and give yourself a booster as a professional in the arts. View the full programme and details on how to register at bit.ly/sdealuf2021
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12-13 October 2023 10am - 5pm 19-20 October 2023 10am - 5pm


Goodman Arts Centre
90 Goodman Road, Block O
Singapore, Singapore 439053 Singapore
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6493 7112
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