IDIERI 9: Day 1 Twitter Roundup

Tweets from the first day of the 9th International Drama in Education Research Institute in Auckland, New Zealand

Credit: Michael Finneran (@soilsitheoir)

IDIERI 9 began on Monday 2nd July 2018 with a traditional Powhiri welcoming ceremony, an excellent keynote from Mary Ann Hunter, and a relaxed evening reception – an opportunity to catch up with friends – old and new.

The countdown begins…

The gang arrives…

Set up and ready to go…

The visitors are warmly welcomed with a traditional Powhiri…

Prof Peter O’Connor welcomes everyone…

A wonderful keynote from Mary Ann Hunter…

Gathering together at the evening reception….

Chris Blois-Brooke (Founder & Director)
An Applied Theatre Practitioner with experience in international Drama Education, Community Theatre and Theatre for Development, Chris’ ongoing research interests centre around the documentation of Community Performance practice for the purposes of monitoring & evaluation, advocacy and training. Recent projects include facilitating participatory documentation of Community Circus, Dance, Theatre and Storytelling practice in Ethiopia, South Africa and Zambia, documenting large conferences around the world, as well as conducting Impact Assessment studies for organisations in the UK and USA. His other work includes Arts-based Curriculum Development consultancy, as well as authoring other Evaluative Research projects.