House of Games


ISBN: 9781854599056
Author: By Chris Johnston
Publication Date: 15/01/2006
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 288pp.
Availability: Available


A treasure trove of drama games and exercises, House of Games has proved itself an immensely valuable resource for teachers, theatre directors and drama workshop leaders.

Following on from Keith Johnstone’s famous Impro and Augusto Boal’s Games for Actors and Non-Actors, Chris Johnston’s book provides ideas and guidance for drama groups of all kinds.

‘This is an excellent resource book for anyone involved in participatory drama’
Guild of Drama Adjudicators Newsletter

‘It is friendly, accessible, well structured and full of good advice – much of it plain common sense… Reading it is like being in a room buzzing with relaxed and informed conversation about basic principles, and good ruses for realising both general and specific aims’

Theatre Research International

House of Games is a book I will return to and learn much from’

Studies in Theatre Production

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