Teaching English Through Drama – Pantomime

In the United Kingdom the famous ‘Panto’ season has started, with all the famous fairytales and folktales acted out in hilarious ways and with talented (and hard working!) casts. Audiences participate in the fun with regular commenting on what they see (“He’s behind you!” or “No, she’s not!”, etcetera) and a feel of community is achieved through these festive performances. Elsewhere in the world other equally festive performances are given, whether in plays, ballets, ice-skating or operas. And let’s not forget films for the holiday season.
My activity this time uses the famous ‘A Christmas . . .

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