Educator Resources for Drama

There’s no business like show business! In this BrainPOP movie on drama and theater, Tim and Moby explain exactly why! You’ll begin in ancient Athens, when the great playwrights of antiquity competed during the Dionysian festivals, and learn about important concepts like catharsis and the tragic flaw. You’ll learn about realistic and unrealistic types of drama; the works of William Shakespeare; and how to draw an audience into a performance so they truly care about the fate of the characters. This is one movie that will have you on your feet, begging for an encore!