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Over the Top

“Over The Top, is an ANZAC play that presents a theatrical insight into the lives of nine young people who enlisted in WW1 in 1915 and explores the effect on their families left behind. The...

Performance Highlights from IDIERI 9

The Attitudes “I try to explore in my body and voice difference modes of white resistance to challenges about power and privilege. The physicality of the showing is inspired by 18th century writings and interpretations...

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...

Matthew Decoursey: Boal, Bolton and Philosophy on Changes of Perception

Jacques Rancière suggests to us that the process of including excluded people has to do with change of perception, a new "distribution of the sensible." Distance emerges between people by a process of categorization...

Warren Linds: Weechi metuwe mitotan Playing Games of Presence with Indigenous Youth in Saskatchewan,...

This paper will explore the integration of theatrical play with a land based focus and how it contributes to supporting holistic wellbeing in Indigenous youth. I focus on ‘Games of Presence’ theatre games often...

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...