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Chris Blois-Brooke (Founder & Director)

Chris Blois-Brooke (Founder & Director)
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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.

Faces of the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019

At the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019, the Dialogue team were lucky enough to interview some of the delegates. You can find links to all of their interviews below:

Alternative Dramaturgies for Cross-Cultural Productions and Productions which Represent the So-Called ‘Other’

In this talk, Mariken Lauvstad asks key questions for cross- and intercultural theatre production in our globalised world. How aware is the Western theatre apparatus of its Eurocentric worldview? When Western theatres...

Walls

In 1989, the people of the German Democratic Republic imagined a new and different future. They demonstrated against a political system that had suppressed its people and denied them basic human rights....

Safe Place

The Safe Place Festival believes that every child deserves access to cultural opportunities to expand their minds and to include them in society at large. The goal of the Safe Place initiative...

Projects from Around the World

The video below captures an informal meeting at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019, where anyone in attendance in Kristiansand who had something to present was given the chance to do so.

Theatre for Young Audiences and Migration

The Association of Theatre for Children and Young People (ASSITEJ) in France, Italy, and Spain are collaborating on a project that focuses on migration and the Performing Arts for Children and Young...

Imagining the Future

"Imagining the future – confronting the present" could summarise the journey of DE MAAN (Mechelen, Belgium), which has spent the last 5 years exploring the question of how to regenerate puppet theatre...

An Encounter at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering

Artists - meet your peers from every corner of the world, and hear delegates discussing and sharing ideas about the overall theme of the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering and how it relates to...

Keeping Up With The ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019

Dialogue – The Community Performance Network is collaborating with ASSITEJ at this year’s Artistic Gathering to document the conversations, workshops, and performances on offer in Kristiansand between 2nd...

John O’Toole: In here or out there? Investigating the opportunities and challenges of establishing...

This presentation will describe preliminary progress on, and invite contribution to, an informal research project intending to examine and compare how different national and cultural contexts have shaped or affected drama’s relationship with formal...