A girl yelling 'Boom chicka boom!' into a mirophone.

Drama Vocal Game – Boom Chicka Boom


Boom Chicka Boom is an excellent vocal warm-up with so many uses! Instructions Ask the students to stand in a circle. Say or sing the following lines to them. Pause after each line so the…

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Hands, palms together playing zip, zap, zop.

Drama Game Classic – Zip, Zap, Zop!


This classic game comes under various titles and is loved by many, here’s our version. Chime in with extensions! Instructions Have the students stand in a circle. The action must be passed around the circle….

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Large green giants feet. Giants defeat elves by stepping on them in bing, bang. bong.

Drama Team Game – Bing, Bang, Bong!


Silly Fish creator, Rebecca Humphries is heading back to Prague today to visit the students of Prague Youth Theatre (PYT). While there she will help the Juniors rehearse their original Silly Fish musical script which will…

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late for work

Drama Improvisation Game – Late For Work


This great improvisation game makes students think physically about how to tell a story and how to read body language. Instructions Ask for one volunteer to be ‘late for work.’ The late student leaves the…

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My objective, your objective

Drama Communication Game – My Objective, Your Objective


After a teacher tip exploring the value of being non-verbal, we thought we’d encourage our students to speak with our latest drama game. Instructions Ask the students to get into pairs. One member of the pair stands…

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What are you doing?

Drama Improvisation Game – What Are You Doing?


What are you doing is a great introduction to improvisation and not blocking your cast mates. Instructions Have the students stand in a circle. Invite one student into the centre of the circle and give…

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Ninja

Drama Control Game – Ninja


Ninja is a really fun game that can be played in pairs or small groups. Instructions Divide the students into pairs. When directed, the students should bow to each other and say ‘ninja’. After this…

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floor slaps

Drama Concentration Game – Floor Slaps


We learned this fantastic game from Prague Youth Theatre‘s new Assistant Artistic Director, Liam Hallahan, and it quickly became a fan favourite with all ages! Instructions Ask the students to sit or lie on their…

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Handshake Murderer

Drama Awareness Game – Handshake Murderer


This game is a great progression for students who are used to wink murder. Instructions Have the students stand in a circle with their eyes closed. Walk around the circle and touch one student on the…

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creating objects

Drama Physicality Game – Creating Objects


This physical theatre game gets students thinking creatively and working as a team. It’s a super popular game that can fill quite a lot of time! Use it as a follow up to Grandma’s Closet….

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