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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, New South Wales. The central question posed by the presenter’s...

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 trilingual play script for Te Reo Māori, New Zealand Sign...

Patrick Pheasant: Looking for Gold: International Students’ Aesthetic Experience in Language Education and Process...

Based on current research conducted at an Australian University English Language Centre, this paper explores parallels between a process drama in 2012 with international students studying in Australia and immigrants in London in 1850...

Heads Held High – A Podcast

On Tuesday 3rd July 2018, delegates of the International Drama in Education Research Institute were treated to a performance of Heads Held High, a production by Black Friars that brought together 60 young leaders from 9 South Auckland schools...

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...

The Inspiring Work of Magnet Theatre

In May and June 2017, members of the Dialogue team were lucky enough to spend time with the wonderful Magnet Theatre in Cape Town. Magnet Theatre is an independent South African physical theatre company that...

A Braai at Magnet Theatre

Magnet Theatre's Full-Time Training and Job Creation Programme is a 2-year programme for “youth who for one reason or another struggle to be absorbed into the training at the University”. The programme aims “to bridge the divide...

The Faces of Magnet Theatre

In June 2017, Tegan Arazny and Myrto Papoulia were lucky enough to meet with alumni of Magnet Theatre's Full-Time Training and Job Creation Programme. This is a 2-year programme for “youth who for one reason or another struggle to...

Thando Doni Discusses His Career

TD: My name is Thando, surname Doni. I studied the training programme in 2008 and finished 2010. I’m a Theatre maker now. I’m more into directing but I also do a bit of acting as...

Speaking with Mfundo Zono

MF: My name is Mfundo, and my surname is Zono. I’m from Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth. I first studied at Magnet since 2014 and then I finished in 2015. In 2016, I applied for...