DIGITAL
January 2019

Blue Roo are Here

Diversity is fantastic. It transports the unexpected and the non-generic to the stage. Blue Roo are here in Queensland. We are not going anywhere except through exceptional theatrical journeys. In 2009 I founded this inclusive and diverse company...

Inclusivity

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...

Being ‘in the moment’

The only way to spend an hour working with the young people is to be completely ‘in the moment’. Over the past four years, I’ve been privileged enough to work with a special school in Stratford whose teachers and teaching assistants I...

Gender Inclusivity

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...

Shakespeare and the Woman’s Part

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...

This is a moment that happens in your Drama classroom

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...

Purposeful Diversity

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...