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Chris Blois-Brooke (Founder & Director)

Chris Blois-Brooke (Founder & Director)
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An Applied Theatre Practitioner with experience in international Drama Education, Community Theatre and Theatre for Development, Chris’ ongoing research interests centre around the documentation of Community Performance practice for the purposes of monitoring & evaluation, advocacy and training. Recent projects include facilitating participatory documentation of Community Circus, Dance, Theatre and Storytelling practice in Ethiopia, South Africa and Zambia, documenting large conferences around the world, as well as conducting Impact Assessment studies for organisations in the UK and USA. His other work includes Arts-based Curriculum Development consultancy, as well as authoring other Evaluative Research projects.

John O’Toole: In here or out there? Investigating the opportunities and challenges of establishing...

This presentation will describe preliminary progress on, and invite contribution to, an informal research project intending to examine and compare how different national and cultural contexts have shaped or affected drama’s relationship with formal...

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...

Matt Omasta and Elizabeth Murray: Assessment in Elementary Drama Education

This study articulates U.S. elementary (primary) school drama specialists’ / teachers’ perceptions of assessment as a component of education and documents assessment processes and procedures in drama classrooms. Through a series of qualitative interviews...

Catalina Villanueva and Carmel O’Sullivan: Challenging distances: Navigating the waters of critical pedagogy in...

Drama’s potential for critical pedagogy has been explored in recent years (Freebody & Finneran, 2013; O’Connor, 2013), but seldom in Latin American settings. This case study analyses the experiences of Chilean teachers when learning...

Carol Carter, Richard Sallis and Warren Nebe: Investigating the role of drama in the...

There have been research contributions identifying the efficacy of drama as a method of teaching and learning and for the creation of dialogical spaces. However, these contributions have not been within the field of...

IDIERI 9: Day 7 Twitter Roundup

The last day of 9th International Drama in Education Research Institute was no less exciting than those that came before it - with some excellent presentations, a vote on the host city for the next IDIERI,...

Christine Hatton: Drama as a ‘pedagogy of connection’: crossing epistemological and relational boundaries through...

This paper will explore the use of Heathcote’s rolling role system in a series of drama teaching and research projects which aimed to connect different educational sites, participants and disciplines in shared drama processes....

IDIERI 9: Day 6 Twitter Roundup

The penultimate day of the 9th International Drama in Education Research Institute was jam-packed with concurrent sessions - papers, panels, and workshops. Keep reading for a summary of the tweets from the day. https://twitter.com/cfrenchtweeting/status/1015356825305149440 https://twitter.com/ginippi/status/1015362438122704896 https://twitter.com/talulahcortes/status/1015377436324720640 https://twitter.com/c_and_t/status/1015381828407001088 https://twitter.com/c_and_t/status/1015382790697816076 https://twitter.com/selinabusby/status/1015391474136109056 https://twitter.com/adelina_ong/status/1015554778548469760 https://twitter.com/jendibella/status/1015431562005901312 https://twitter.com/DramaResearch/status/1015443372473892865 https://twitter.com/DramaResearch/status/1015455293193351168 https://twitter.com/thepollstar/status/1015574667069874182

Po Chi, Tam and Mei-Chun, Lim: Glocalising drama education in Hong Kong and Taiwan:...

Drawing on the theory of Chen Kuan-Hsing’s, ‘Asia as Method’, this paper aims to investigate how drama education is glocalised in the early childhood education in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The notions of inter-referencing...

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...