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...

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....

Mother Africa – A Soundscape

Mother Africa & Her Melodies (dir. Lulu Tsheola) is a one-hander play told by multi-instrumentalist and well-traveled musician and instrument collector Volley Nchabeleng. The indigenous musical show infuses a variety of...

Spirit Songs – Part 2

This is Part 2 of our materials on the production of Spirit Songs (click here for Part 1). To hear more about the project, we sat down with Yonela Sithela, one of Magnet Theatre's Culture Gangs Facilitators who was...

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...

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...

Diversity of Practice at IDIERI 9

One of the great privileges of documenting conferences such as the International Drama in Education Research Institute is being able to partake in diverse practical workshop sessions. On Day 2 of the 7-day event,...

The Perfect Balance with Toomas Tross

"Sometimes it's not the number that's important, or the trick that's important: for the audience, it's why you are in front of them. I believe, I...

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,...

Wasim Kurdi: Yearnings of Immigration and Its Agony

Identity formulation through experiencing: “distances by traveling” and “distances by departing” In 1851, the first Palestinian man arrived in Brazil as an asylum seeker following a harsh long journey. He was probably carried by a cargo ship...