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Reflection and analysis

Intersecting silences

November 3

Perimeter Airways terminal in Winnipeg is a dingy den with mostly stoop-shouldered elders and unfettered children enjoying last-minute sprints amongst the waiting passengers before they are tethered to tiny seats on the bush planes heading into the...

Teaching diverse content with authenticity and confidence

August 31

After teaching drama and theatre for more than 30 years in the international arena, I hold firmly to the belief that all educators have an obligation to be the best version of themselves for their learners. This includes the way in which educators...

Gone viral

March 2

‘In the dark times Will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing. About the dark times.’ Bertolt Brecht Ours is a polarised age in which so many voices, both online and offline, can sometimes be so stridently...

The ISTA Podcast // Episode 2 // Remembering Doris

November 4

In this episode, Tom Scott, ISTA’s event manager, shares his memories of Doris Grozdanovičová and discusses the importance of ISTA’s festival in Terezín and the impact it has on all those who go there. ...

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...

The art of theatre criticism

May 1

Speak with your own voice and in your own style. First published in the September 2006 Scene issue “Models of practise”. My thoughts on this article in 2018: James Agate claimed that only a very clever critic could get published. With...

Desperately seeking the laughs

September 1

ultimately, the show is funny because I wrote honestly about the situation “Change the title!” That was the first thing my long-time comedy mentor Steve Kaplan advised me when I sought his guidance for a solo comedy show I was developing...

Learning through humour

September 1

laughter...cultivates a nurturing and safe risk-taking environment necessary for the learning adventure According to the annals of our family history, the first sound I made when entering this world was not a hearty scream but a bawling belly...