How do I start a Career in Teaching Drama?

I am very curious about a Career in Teaching Drama. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Teaching Drama, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Teaching Drama. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Teaching Drama, I found this amazing page:

Mohd Hammad Farooqui's overview!

Mohd Hammad Farooqui is an experienced professional with 25 years in Teaching Drama. Mohd Hammad Farooqui has worked in Teaching Drama as Teacher in The Doon School. In Mohd Hammad Farooqui's own words, this is how Mohd Hammad Farooqui got into Teaching Drama: "I have done my graduation from DBS PG College, Dehradun and MA from DAV College, Dehradun. I was always interested in plays and theatre and used to write theatre reviews for Hindi ancient plays. After that I decided to perform a play with 10 of my colleagues and did 'Badal Sarkar ka Bhoma' and won best director award from government. I won the same award for consecutive 3 years from 1990 and got into limelight and became famous. I started working as a Hindi teacher in 1994 in the Doon School and became the drama teacher in coming period of time. I made a well known theatre group from Doon School and performed well in various parts of the city and country. I have done 125 dramas in 4 languages for various governmental and non-governmental organisations in various parts of the India." I wanted to know more about Mohd Hammad Farooqui and found this profile:

Career Video on Teaching Drama

In a video, Mohd Hammad Farooqui has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching Drama. Mohd Hammad Farooqui started by explaining Teaching Drama as: "Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance. It represents various stages and realities of life. It represents art and philosophy of life in various cultures like in Greek, Indian or Chinese culture. It requires creative energy and urge to perform. One has to understand people, their behaviour and various parts of society and human psycology. The enactment of drama in theatre, performed by actors on a stage before an audience, presupposes collaborative modes of production and a collective form of reception. It is spontaneous and a social activity also at the same time as per the theory of the Drama." The video was an engaging disposition.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Teaching Drama and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Teaching Drama. Mohd Hammad Farooqui touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Theory of Drama
  • Literature
  • Aesthetics of Art
  • Social Psychology
  • Archaeology
  • Stage Technology
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Mohd Hammad Farooqui then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching Drama:
  • Observation
  • Imagination
  • Speech
  • Relationships
  • Understanding of Props
  • Language
There are great positives of this Career.
Mohd Hammad Farooqui believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching Drama:
  • Mother of all Arts
  • Self Development
  • Diverse Career Options
  • Trend Setter
Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Mohd Hammad Farooqui believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching Drama:
  • Limited Monetary Potential
  • Struggle Period
  • Limited Awareness
  • Availability of good Literature

In the final section of the video Mohd Hammad Farooqui talks about How a day goes in a Career in Teaching Drama. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Teaching Drama, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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