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This paper concerns the strategic use of academic theatre in learning skills of oral communication in second language in secondary classes of Kerala. The objectives of the paper were to examine the effects of conventional methods in oral communication skills, to find out the effect of theatrical experience method in teaching oral communication skills and to compare the effectiveness of theatrical experience method and conventional method. The study was Quasi-Experimental in design involving Pre-test, Post-test Non equivalent Groups Design. The out put of the study showed that theatrical experience method helped considerably to acquire oral communication skills.