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What’s in a name: an exploration of Romeo as a transgender man

January 14

I’ve always thought the best way to educate others and get them to believe in you is to tell them a story, so we did just that. Two years ago, in the second semester of my Junior year of high school, I directed a version of Romeo and Juliet set...

Purposeful Diversity

January 14

The arts exist, not only to entertain but also to give power and a voice to those without it. The 21st century has brought with it many jobs which wouldn't have made any sense thirty years ago. Obviously there are the jobs made necessary by...

This is a moment that happens in your Drama classroom

January 14

You don’t have to do everything, you just have to do something. Dewitt 43 What happened to me This is a moment that happens in your Drama classroom as it happens in mine. We are devising monologues based on a stimulus (in this case...

Shakespeare and the Woman’s Part

January 14

Shakespeare littered his plays with gender centred arguments... It’s easy to think that the discussion surrounding gender and gender equality is relatively modern. When we think about the first waves of feminism most of us think about amazing and...

Gender Inclusivity

January 14

Here we stand, learning at the dynamic intersection of arts and activism... In 2017 WAM Theatre received a phone call from a high school adjustment counsellor recommending a student to our Girls Ensemble. She said 'Dylan identifies as trans and...

Inclusivity

January 14

Everyone has different inherent talents and geniuses. One definition of inclusivity is to not exclude any group or section of society. Everyone is different in their experience, origins and where they work or live. There is much diversity in...