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Tegan Arazny (Facilitator & Documenter)

Tegan Arazny (Facilitator & Documenter)
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Tegan is a strong advocate for the development of Theatre and the Arts in community settings and has been involved with numerous Applied Theatre programmes throughout her professional training and experience. Tegan graduated with a Master of Arts with Distinction in Applied Theatre from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. She has professional experience in Community Performance that promotes Young People’s expression and engagement through Puppetry and Theatre practices. As well as collaborating and performing with ERTH Visual & Physical Inc and Welsh theatre company PuppetSoup, she has co-directed and worked alongside Shop Front Arts Co-Op Junior Ensemble of 8-14-year old’s to create the original devised production, The Unknown. Tegan is currently working as Teaching Artist for Sydney Theatre Company’s ‘School Drama’. This is a Teachers Professional Development Program designed to improve teaching and learning by modelling the use of drama-based strategies with quality children's literature.

The Sights & Sounds of Sandscape

The beautifully playful production, Sandscape, was incubated within the training programmes of Magnet Theatre (South Africa). The production was a truly international initiative, having been supported by the Goethe-Institut and Helios Theater (Germany), and with trainee participants joining the production from Nigeria...

A Pair of Shoes and a Whirlwind of Fun

Paired is a charming, inventive and playful performance for two to seven-year-olds, produced by Cape Town's acclaimed Magnet Theatre (with the support of the Goethe-Institut and Helios Theater). Directed by Lwanda Sindaphi, the piece was devised with the...

Be Wilder Man

Be Wilder Man is a delightful Immersive Theatre experience for young students. The children are invited to come up with their own questions and answers as they discover a new, imaginary world. “What a privilege. It was absolutely awesome.”...

A Conversation with Pim & Theo

Pim & Theo, a production by New International Encounter & Odsherred Teater, was an experience I will never forget. The immersive complexity of the show was on display throughout - from the scenography, script,...

Whiteout: Audience Responses

Described as a piece which "gives resonance to the complexities of bi-racial relationships", Barrowland Ballet's production of Whiteout (choreographed by Natasha Gilmore), exploded onto the stage with distorted music and movement. The Dancers began the performance clouded in...

A Wild Day Out with The Dancing Beasts

Mexican Theatre Company, La Liga teatro elástico, collaborated with South African Puppeteers and Actors from both The Mothertongue Project and Handspring Puppet Company. Together with local Young People, they brought a pack of wolf puppets to life. Onlookers watched...

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 to be insufficient in order to capture my experience of...

‘Animal Farm’ – Audience Reactions

After watching a Performance of Johannesburg, South Africa’s Shakexperience’s adaption of George Orwell’s Animal Farm, directed by Neil Coppen, I asked Schoolchildren and their Teachers for their reactions to the piece. The wealth of...

A Grand Day of Stories and Sharing

Facilitated by Drama For Life (DFL) from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, the Storytelling Focus Day burst into action at City Hall today as DFL master's students energetically invited audience participation right from the outset....

Seedfolks: A conversation with the Director

Seedfolks is a production by Children's Theatre Company, Minneapolis, USA. It was directed by Peter C. Brosius and Sonja Parks is the only cast member. You can hear an interview (7 minutes) with the Director, Peter C....