Most Read Drama Games
Boom Chicka Boom

This is a camp style game that is great for warming up the voice and developing accents.

 
Doctor's Surgery

There's only one spare seat in the waiting room and nobody wants you to sit in it! A great energy game promoting teamwork.

 
Shazzam!

A popular large group game where groups go into battle against one another.

 
Ship Ahoy!

A classic game - useful to develop listening skills and spatial awareness.

 
HASH (Happy-Angry-Sad-Happy)

Focus on the characterisation during quick changing emotions

 
Sit, Lie, Stand

A fun improvisation exercise, and possibly even more fun to watch!

 
Jumping Jelly Beans!

A firm favourite game that is fun and energetic.

 
Park Bench

A classic improvisation game based around the characters you might meet on a park bench.

 
Pass The Emotion

Pass emotions around the circle and see everyones smiley face!

 
Master Master, Who Am I?

A game to encourage accent, a silly voice or character to disguise your identity.

 
8 Count Shake

An energetic physical warm-up that helps to generate energy.

 
Word Ping Pong

A great exercise to bring those involved into the Drama thought space.

 
Traffic Lights

An exercise to focus minds ready for a drama workshop.

 
Pass The Word

How many different meanings can a word have based on how it is said?

 
Personal Advert

Create a personal advert to highlight the best and worst of you or your characters personality.

 
Ewy Chewy Toffee

A good warm-up before any vocal work - exercise the jaw and facial muscles

 
Yes Let's

A twist on 'follow the leader' where everyone has a chance to lead the actions of the group.

 
Change Places If ....

Test the listening skills of your group whilst getting to know more about them.

 
Fruit Salad

Warm-up with a fun game that is great as a starter but can be developed beyond 'fruit'.

 
About Me

Understand more about a group by discovering facts about them.

 
Fruit Bowl / Anyone Who?

A classic game than can be adapted and used in a variety of ways.

 
1, 2, 3, Buzz!

Count around a circle replacing certain numbers with the word "buzz".

 
Secret Leader

A game of teamwork and concentration where a detective must spot a secret leader also can help build dramatic tension.

 
Just A Minute

The one minute challenge - could you tell when one minute has passed?

 
Count Up, Count Down

A team game to encourage patience, turn taking and focus. A great challenge.

 
Shape Shifter

Quick thinking game requiring pairs to create shapes called out to them.

 
String Tension

Bring a scenes energy up and down with a simple piece of string.

 
Unfortunately / Fortunately

Create an elaborate story, in pairs or as a group, with many twists and turns.

 
Grandmother's Footsteps

A firm favourite of younger players....creeping up on a suspicious Grandmother.

 
Trust Circle

An exercise that requires a great deal of trust between the members of the circle and the person inside the circle.

 
Mexican Clap

Pass a clap around a circle in super-fast speed....whoosh!

 
Hi John, You're Jolly

A descriptive name game with a group reaction.

 
Nursery Rhyme Action

Create an improved version of well-known nursery rhymes with actions.

 
Wink Murder

An old favourite to out-fox the detective and claim as many victims as possible.

 
Name Gesture

A common name game to encourage imagination, physical movement and mime when introducing yourself.

 
2 Truths, 1 Lie

Get to know the group by learning something about them and about how well they can lie!

 
Connect Me

Connect to different words to spark discussions or to delve into characters.

 
Circle Story

A group creating and telling a story together, one word or sentence at a time.

 
Catch My Name

Get to know everyone in the group by passing a ball or similar soft object.

 
Pass The Squeeze

Work as a team to pass a squeeze from person to person around the circle.

 
Sculptor & Clay

Mould and create a statue out of the clay of another person

 
Random Sound Story

Use some random sounds as the basis for creating a story.

 
Trust Walk

Developing pair cohesion with a game where each person needs the support of the other.

 
Trust Falls

Develop pair work with a trust exercise.

 
Trust Lift

Lift a person above your heads with this trust exercise.