News Column Guides the Way for Hopeful Teachers

May 30, 2014 is now the first online destination for many drama teachers looking for a community of education specialists to share ideas and resources with.  With the vast routes into teaching becoming more complex every year, drama practitioner Lynn Beaumont has expanded the education resources on her website to guide hopeful teachers into the profession. The one-stop performing arts destination features drama scripts and plays to download for drama teachers, and a whole section of the website dedicated to Shakespeare resources which can also be used by English teachers.

The site is a free directory listing national theatre schools, workshops, holiday clubs and children’s activities, in addition to audition and casting tips and performance opportunities. is the ultimate resource for finding acting classes for children and adults across the UK, but it also contains a wealth of knowledge for teachers and drama practitioners.  From drama games and scripts to use in lessons, to advice for putting on a show it is the ultimate resource for any performing arts professional.

Ms Beaumont said, “However talented and enthusiastic you are about your subject, getting into teaching can be completely daunting – and many actors and dancers do it without any formal education training.  The plethora of performing arts resources on the website are completely free to use, and can help any teacher improve the content of their lessons.  They can be extremely valuable for primary and high school teachers, freelance drama practitioners who teach in schools and community settings, and even more mature, experienced teachers who need something fresh to liven up their classes.”

With decades of teaching experience under her belt, Ms Beaumont is a drama education specialist and has a mass of expertise to pass on to other practitioners.  Members of the website can also join a teachers’ forum, as believes sharing ideas and resources is important for achieving top quality education.  In addition to class resources such as scripts and creative lesson plans, the site goes as far as to recommend theatre books, and aid local theatre schools with costume and prop hire and video production.

Furthermore, the website helps budding performing arts teachers to find suitable work, and similarly assists schools and theatre groups to fill their teaching vacancies.  On the Teachers Wanted page visitors to the site can view adverts for local drama, music and dance teachers and posts from qualified teachers looking for specific work.

“ is committed to education and the teaching of drama; we are fundamentally a directory listing performing arts courses and we want them to be of a high standard.  That is why we offer numerous resources for teachers in the industry, and help them find work if they need it.”

For more information about drama classes in your area or the wide resources available for teachers, visit Note to Editors: Issued by Dakota Digital. For further information please contact Jade Cayton. Tel: 0161 818 9624. Email: About With a huge directory of the nationwide drama school, classes and groups available to browse, is making it easier for people to source high-quality acting training and performance studies all over the UK.

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