Leny Woolsey: The Distance of Hierarchy

Hierarchy Noun A system in which members of an organization or society are ranked according to relative status or authority. Synonyms pecking order, ranking,...

Q&A with Gaenor Stoate, Lucy Lott, Moe Gregorzewski, Eva Göksel, and Martha Lamont

https://youtu.be/mTRuTi_7msI Gaenor Stoate is a teaching fellow at the University of Waikato, lecturing in the Faculty of Education on secondary drama curriculum papers and also in...

Moe Gregorzewski: Interventions of Otherness? Developing a Critical Transcultural Pedagogy through Applied Theatre

I will explore how postcolonial perspectives on culture and migration can inform the development of a process drama-based Applied Theatre practice that encourages social...

Eva Göksel: (Self)Reflection, Agency and New Perspectives: Learning to Teach with Drama in Education

This video-ethnographic study explores pre-service teacher agency and creativity in the Swiss context. A small group of student teachers voluntarily attends after-hours training on...

Gaenor Stoate: The tyranny of affective distance in the devised drama ensemble

This paper explores the concept of the devised drama ensemble, specifically students in their final year of secondary school curriculum drama in New Zealand’s...

Madge Hair: Writing on Gumbaynggirr Country for Co-Created Theatre as Decolonising Practice

This presentation analyses the challenges and processes of cocreating pieces of musical theatre inspired by and responding to storylines from Gumbaynggirr country, mid-north coast,...

Alexandra Lodge: Script-Down Script Development: Deaf Gain and Physical Dramaturgy in Aotearoa

This paper will discuss the development of my creative practice of Takitoru Dramaturgy. The practice originated in my doctoral research: the development of a...

Deanna Borland-Sentinella: Navigating the Distance to Desired Futures

Arundhati Roy says “another world is not only possible … on quiet days I can hear her breathing” … but is a distant echo...

Simon Dennan: Babylon by Boal

Bob Marley visited the Pacific in 1979 with the Babylon by Bus tour. His influence, through his music, is still felt throughout Oceania as...

Claire French: Towards translingual praxis: departures from monolingual facilitation

This paper presents interdisciplinary research that draws from discourse in sociolinguistics to problematise uncritical language-based paradigms inherited by facilitators of applied performance praxis, focusing...