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...

Just Here: A Sweet Performance

Just Here is a performance created for children under the age of three. Gabriel Marchand, the Director from Pillow Fort Productions, created a colourful piece that was full of soothing, calm and familiar sounds for the young audience...

Where Are ASSITEJ’s Next Generation Headed Next?

ASSITEJ's Next Generation Programme offers new opportunities for learning and collaboration to emerging Practitioners interested in Theatre for Young Audiences. Their final session at the Cradle of Creativity was held on Friday, May 26th, 2017...

Chilla Tamas and Erika Piazzoli: Who’s Culture Is It Anyway? An exploration of DiE...

International schools are a melting pot of students from a diverse range of cultures. They afford students unique opportunities to experience cultural immersion in their developmental years. In order to nurture intercultural understanding educators...

Robin Pascoe and Peter Wright: Promises, Promises, Curriculum Promises: Implementing a national drama curriculum...

The metaphor of a leaky boat has an apt poignancy for researchers following the publication of the Australian Curriculum: The Arts (Drama) and its adoption and adaption in Western Australia. There are lessons to...

Christine Hatton and Richard Sallis: Provocative dialogues: Shifting perspectives on drama research practice

This panel reflects on an innovative new book Drama Research Methods: Provocations of Practice which sought to challenge current understandings of drama research by asking prominent drama researchers to engage in critical dialogues about...
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Lorenzo Garcia: Matters of Otherness and Unlearning with Latinx TYA

A Paper by Lorenzo Garcia, University of North Texas (USA)Presented at the Conference of the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network (ITYARN), part of the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019 in...

Rita in Performance

Rita was the first performance I saw at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019 and, I have to say, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. This was mostly because, perhaps ignorantly, I...