Two years ago, I started an after school drama club for upper elementary students. I watched the high school cast for its musical that year and realized that students needed a safe place to try out drama skills before they got to an audition in high school.
I created a simple version of the poster to show the skills I wanted the students to work on. To download the Drama Club Poster, click here. I taught several sessions where we focused on drama games and skits. For each activity I referred back to the poster and the skill we would practice.
If you are interested in starting a drama club in your school, click the links to see the resources I have used. All of my posts tagged drama are here.
By the way, I taught drama club with a principal who has a narrow view about what is educational. When she saw this list of skills, she said, "Everyone should be in drama club." I agree with her.