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Hear it out: A memoir of an extraordinary year

February 1

We are thrilled to announce that our international digital Verbatim theatre production project is now underway. There have been many creative and planning meetings in the lead up but this week we had our first PD&L with the teachers and next...

Behind the Scenes

Food, glorious food

February 1

  Baked salmon Recommended by Edna Lau. Salmon is a Canadian staple so I thought I’d share this easy recipe. I have a limited repertoire, so the fact that my kids and all my friends love it means this is one of my standby favourites....

Curriculum

Choreography for clever creatives

January 1

This is the moment. The school musical needs a choreographer. You have been tasked with teaching a Physical Theatre unit. Your students are pestering you to help them create a movement theatre piece. What to do? Where to start? How to organize a...

Inspiration

Why the Arts? Now more than ever

January 1

I would like to share with you my thoughts about the place of the Arts within this current pandemic and why I believe that to be an artist and/or part of an audience is more important than ever. To understand The Arts are life. Drama, music,...

Behind the Scenes

A wealth of resources

January 1

Our ISTA community is a talented bunch and some have created some stunning websites to share with their fellow theatre teachers and practitioners. This month we celebrate the wonderful theatre websites that have been created by our community...

Theatre

How working with young people helped me create The Gonsalves Method: A new way of training actors

January 1

Part 1 This is a love letter…. It’s to all the young people, actors, friends and lovers that have endured me talking and talking and talking about the same thing now for nearly 25 years. I read David Mamet’s True and False in the 90's...