This is a little character creation guide I created to use with an unusualy group of kids enrolled in what was supposed to be a musical theatre class, but has turned somewhat into an intro to drama class. I include questions like "What is your character's relationship with their spouse?", "Does your character have children?" "What emotion describes your character's feelings most of the time?" etc. There are some portions that include drawing as well. This is meant to assist students in creating a character from scratch, but could also be used to deepen the character of a pre-existing character in a monologue, musical, or other theatrical production.
*Note: I did not include race, ethnicity, or location of the character. I thought my students might get too hung up on these concepts, and they are far too preoccupied with such things to begin with. This might not be the case with your class, so feel free to edit the document to suit your group of kids.