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Exploring Techniques and Practices from the IDIERI 9 Workshops (Part 4)

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...

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 local musicians and audiences have adopted Reggae as an Oceanian...

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...

Wan-Jung Wang: Combating Climate Change and Bridging the Distance Through Community-based Musical Praxes in...

Distances are created by geographical locations, ideological cultural construction and social classes, race, nationalities and gender. Facing the drastic climate change and continuous natural disasters brought by typhoons, flood as well as Tsunami and...

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...

Musical Theatre for Education

As a part of the Cradle of Creativity's Focus Day on Music Theatre for Young Audiences, Tina Stodart delivered a Pecha Kucha about her work in Potchefstroom, South Africa. In the following interview (6 minutes), she speaks about using...

The Music Theatre for Young Audiences Network

“What is Music Theatre For Young Audiences?” This was the question posed to the participants of a workshop aiming to plan the start of a new international Music Theatre Network. Held at the Baxter Theatre,...

A Patchwork for Every Age

Patchwork (Dir. Joanna Evans) is an award-winning Early Years Production, created in 2014 with a seed-funding grant from the European Small Size Network. Centred around a bed, the show sees pillows learning to fly,...

Fingers, Toes and Happy Toddlers

Nicola Elliot’s Fingers And Toes, My Body Knows was an exciting addition to the programme for Early Years at the Cradle of Creativity. With the audience each being given a cushion upon entry into the...

The Sights & Sounds at Guga S’thebe

In my interview with Sylvia Ncediwe Mdunyelwa, Langa Arts Association Chair, she spoke of the history and importance of the Association and Guga S’thebe Arts & Culture Centre. She is a prolific member of...