Stages of Imagination: Working Dramatically with Adolescents
This book is alive with the author’s conviction of the importance of drama for adolescents. Sloan presents drama as an antidote to the cultural wasteland available for today’s youth. Also included are speech exercises, dramatic exercises, an outline of how to stage a play, and suggestions of appropriate plays.
About the Author
David Sloan was born and raised in southern California. He graduated from Harvard College in 1971, then completed a Waldorf teacher training in 1975 after attending Emerson College in Sussex, England. At Emerson he also met his wife-to-be, Christine, and developed his life long passion for Shakespeare’s work. After working in a school for troubled adolescents, David began teaching English and drama at the Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge, NY, in 1979. He spent a year in Boulder, CO, helping to launch a high school at Shining Mountain Waldorf School.
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