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Devising

In the telling

February 1

Title and starting point In the telling… the identifying features and performance conventions of a range of different theatre forms and how these are used to tell stories. Cultural excursion Saalburg Roman Fort to be used as an inspiration...

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...

Creating positive and just arts experiences

September 30

Gwendolyn VanSant, Kristen van Ginhoven, Dawn Simmons and Lee Mikeska Gardner on co-producing Dominique Morisseau's Pipeline while prioritising equity. Originally published at gwendolynvansant.com in June 2020. Republished with permission by...

Art for change

May 29

Using Verbatim Theatre and dance to combat the refugee crisis in Jakarta and how COViD-19 helped bring our piece to a wider audience Originally published by Erica Cali on her blog Theatreartworks. I have spent about twenty minutes writing and...

A psychogeography of Kyiv

May 2

For the psychogeographer, a walk is just the starting point; wandering and getting lost within a city is always the real goal. This wandering, termed dérive or ‘drift’ by Guy Debord and the Situationist International in 1950s Paris, must be...

Curriculum connections at in-house festivals

April 2

We all understand the immense impact that an ISTA festival has on everyone involved – artists, teachers and of course most significantly, students. This impact is personal, social, cerebral, theatrical. One impact that we consider less is the...

The ‘eDevising’ process

March 2

Remember when you could just write your lesson plan on a sticky note and jump right into your lesson, roll up your sleeves and deliver a dynamic Drama class? If you’re like me, the COVID-19 has closed your school and you’re doing eLearning...

Experiencing our world through Theatre: An interdisciplinary exploration

January 30

When I was three, I stood on the table at Thanksgiving dinner, grabbed a serving spoon and started singing Oklahoma from the musical of the same name. Needless to say, my passion was clear from the beginning. I ate, slept, dreamt and thought about...