A Look Inside New Visions/New Voices

New Visions/New Voices is described as "a week-long biennial workshop/festival for playwrights and theaters to stimulate and support the creation of new plays and musicals for young audiences and families." Hosted by the Kennedy Center...

Book Launch at IDIERI 9

The 2nd day of the 9th International Drama in Education Research Institute saw an evening book launch at the official event pub, The Leaky Boat. The book launch event was supported by RiDE: The...

Talking with Lwando Magwaca

LM: My name is Lwando Magwaca. I graduated 2016. From 2014, 2015, 2016 - so I had three-years intensive programme training with Magnet Theatre. Tegan Arazny (TA) : AND WHAT HAVE YOU DONE SINCE YOU...

Opening Up to Honest and Candid Art

The three seminars which I attended at the Conference of the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network (ITYARN), unpacked interesting research on themes such as diversity, inclusion, intercultural exchange and gender. Not only...

Focus Day on Theatre by Children for Children – Part 1

As part of ASSITEJ’s Cradle of Creativity, a 'Theatre by Children for Children' Focus Day was held at the Vrygrond Cultural Hub on Sunday, 21st May, 2017. What follows is Part 1 of quotes...

Tales from the Norwegian Wood: “Staaloe – to Fight a Giant”

Myth, legends, and fairytales have been around for hundreds of years. You may have had a fairytale passed down through your family, or maybe you grew up hearing myths from your friends...

Clowning Around with Dr Jamie McLaren Lachman

Myrto Papoulia and Tegan Arazny sat down with Dr Jamie McLaren Lachman, Founder & Executive Director of Clowns Without Borders South Africa, on Wednesday, 21st June 2017. You can watch the full video (52 minutes)...

Exploring Techniques and Practices from the IDIERI 9 Workshops (Part 2)

Delegates at the 9th International Drama in Education Research Institute were treated to an abundance of exciting and engaging practical workshops during the 7-day event. To give you a flavour of what was on offer, the Dialogue team...

Focus Day on Theatre by Children for Children – Part 2

As part of ASSITEJ’s Cradle of Creativity, a Theatre by Children for Children Focus Day was held at the Vrygrond Cultural Hub on Sunday, 21st May, 2017. What follows is Part 2 of quotes...
Scene from Maimane!, performed by the Ensemble of Drama For Life Theatre Company and directed by Warren Nebe

The Director’s Inspiration: An Interview

Maimane!, performed by the Drama For Life Theatre Company (dir. Warren Nebe), is an insightful play about the goings-on in a township called Mkhukhuville. Through the cast's multi-roling, the play alternates between stories of Children...