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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...

Exploring Techniques and Practices from the IDIERI 9 Workshops (Part 3)

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...

Set Design Is Not Child’s Play

What has been incredible at the Cradle of Creativity Festival is the complexity of set designs and props on display, especially considering some Productions have travelled many thousands of miles to perform in Cape...

Finding Commonality through Formal Pitches

It seems more important than ever for all involved in the Community Performance field to come together and share their ideas and experiences. Therefore, I was really excited when Monday, 22nd May, 2017 saw...
young@home by Hillbrow Theatre

Speaking in a Language that Transcends Borders

OBISIKE: It Takes A Lion’s Heart This performance, the result of an international collaboration between Germany and Nigeria, highlighted the similarities between cultures on the theme of women’s rights and questions of self-determination. Strips of paper...

Appreciative Dialogue

As part of the Cradle of Creativity, Henrik Køhler and Peter Manscher from the Danish Teatercentrum (trans. Theatre Centre) ran a workshop to guide participants through a structured exploration of their reactions to Karoo Moose (produced by Baxter Theatre...

Performing Culture

As part of ASSITEJ's Cradle of Creativity, I was lucky enough to see performances Khokho's Treasure and Dear Mr Government, Please May I Have A Meeting With You Even Though I’m Six Years Old? These two very different productions...

A Look into Patrice Balbina’s World

The following podcast (6 minutes) explores the collaboratively devised, multi-lingual piece, Patrice Balbina’s Chance Encounter with the End of the World, from the varied perspectives of the Director (Fraser Corfield), some of the Cast...

A Toolkit of Theatrical Devices

Using film techniques to tell theatrical narratives. From the production: It’s Dark Outside (dir. Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs, Tim Watts) Paying homage to both Film Noir and Western movies, torches and shadow work were used in It’s...