Roundtable on Drama Education, Climate, and the Environment

A roundtable on an environmental theme at IDIERI 2018.

A roundtable on an environmental theme at IDIERI 2018, convened by Molly Mullen.

Molly Mullen is a Senior Lecturer in applied theatre at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work, Aotearoa New Zealand, where she is a member of the Critical Research Unit in Applied Theatre. Molly’s recent publications focus on management and funding in applied theatre. She is also involved in researching arts education practices engaging with issues related to place and ecology. Prior to lecturing, she worked professionally in theatre education, youth theatre and community arts in the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

Tegan Arazny (Facilitator & Documenter)
Tegan is a strong advocate for the development of Theatre and the Arts in community settings and has been involved with numerous Applied Theatre programmes throughout her professional training and experience. Tegan graduated with a Master of Arts with Distinction in Applied Theatre from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. She has professional experience in Community Performance that engages young people in contemporary social issues. Tegan has also collaborated and performed with award-winning theatre company PuppetSoup to deliver puppetry workshops and tour their new bilingual show, ‘Arthur the Bear King’, to rural and socially deprived areas of Wales. Tegan is currently working with The Blue Datto Foundation as a Project Coordinator to expand and develop their interactive road safety education program to young people and communities throughout New South Wales, Australia.