Sitting Down with Kay Smith

KS: I graduated from Magnet Theatre in 2015 How has Magnet helped me? Magnet is amazing. It has challenges especially for young people coming from disadvantaged and impoverished communities. It has its...

An Interview with Andreas Fredriksen: Local by Heart

Hi! Could you introduce yourself? Hi, I'm Andreas. I'm 26 years old and I'm on the documentation team for the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019. What...
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 herinternational Theatre company, Spinning Dot Theatre. She began with the...

Making Theatre for Early Years

Saturday, 27nd May, was the Cradle of Creativity’s Focus Day on Theatre for the Early Years, held at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town. Below you can see some quotes from the Plenary session...

IDIERI 9: Day 4 Twitter Roundup

Day 4 of IDIERI 9 was a particularly busy one - with panels, papers, and panels aplenty. There was also an Emerging Scholars Panel, as well as Postgraduate Roundtables, and it was lovely to see...
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Ragnhild Tronstad: Artistic Quality and Audience Participation in Theatre for Young Audiences

A Paper by Ragnhild Tronstad, Kulturtanken – Arts for Young Audiences NorwayPresented at the Conference of the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network (ITYARN), part of the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019...

Quotes of the Day from the ITYARN Conference

Presenters in the International Association of Theatre Critics’s ‘Mature Criticism in Children's Theatre’ keynotes panel. L-R: Dr Octavian Saiu, Dr Manon van de Water, Tracey Saunders and Professor Emmanuel Dandaura. On Socially Conscious Theatre ....

The ‘Our Story, Your Story’ Project

Clowns Without Borders South Africa (CWBSA), an artist-led humanitarian organisation, arrived in George (South Africa) in early May 2017 to facilitate the final component of their 'Our Story, Your Story' (OSYS) project in local Primary...

Speaking with Mfundo Zono

MF: My name is Mfundo, and my surname is Zono. I’m from Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth. I first studied at Magnet since 2014 and then I finished in 2015. In 2016, I applied for...

Exploring Techniques and Practices from the IDIERI 9 Workshops (Part 5)

Delegates at the 9th International Drama in Education Research Institute were treated to an abundance of exciting and engaging practical workshops during the 7-day event. To give you a flavour of what was on offer, the Dialogue team...