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Performing Dialogue is the trading name of Dialogue Community Performance, a Non-Profit Limited by Guarantee Company registered in England & Wales with company number 10676296 (Registered office address: 34 North Street, Bridgwater, Somerset, United Kingdom, TA6 3YD). Performing Dialogue is a a non-profit social enterprise. We aim to support and build the capacity of organisations and individuals worldwide who use Community Performance in their work.

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Baba Yaga – A Visual Delight

As the lights are dimmed, the audience is met with a shiny lobby area adorned in silver. Vaselina (the receptionist, played...
Interview with Reeves Collins

Embracing “Good Crazy” at Coming Full Circle

I went to see Coming Full Circle, a talk and documentary screening delivered by Jenny Anne Koppera. During her speech, Koppera spoke of establishing...

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...
Next Generation programme meet-and-greet

The Next Generation

The Next Generation programme brings together Young Theatre Makers, Practitioners and Pioneers. Yvette Hardie, the sitting President of ASSITEJ and Director of ASSITEJ South...

Rite of Spring – A Personal Reflection

Theatre offers us, I believe, a space to express what cannot be said through words alone. Perhaps that is why I now find words...

From Sensory Dramaturgy to Double Diamond Devising

The Cradle of Creativity has seen Theatre-makers from around the world sharing some exciting tools and techniques. The Write Local, Play Global workshop offered participants a...

Us/Them: Audience Reactions

In 2004, Chechen terrorists held 1,200 people captive in a school in North Ossetia, Russia. By the end of the ordeal 385 people, mostly children,...

Puppets on a Mission

This is Dialogue's first article in our series about Objects with Objectives at the ASSITEJ Cradle of Creativity 2017 - to see our second post,...

Elizabeth Anderson and Marsha Finlay: But that’s not right, is it Miss? Colonisation and...

This paper tells of collaborative research in which two primary school teachers designed drama work to help their students navigate challenging journeys. From safe...

Reflections on Theatre for the Early Years

The following quotes represent just small snippets from the many conversations being had during two events on Saturday, May 27th, 2017 which were held...

Dirk J Rodricks: Diasporic Intimacy in/through/with an Applied Theatre Methodology: Tensions and Possibilities for...

The notion of intimacy is connected to home and a diasporic intimacy, according to Boym (1998), is one that is not opposed to uprootedness...

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