Interviewing Nwabisa Plaatjie

Nwabisa Plaatjie was not on the Full-Time Training Programme, but joined Magnet Theatre on their Theatre Making internship programme. Here she shares some of her experiences: NP: My name is Nwabisa Plaatjie. I’m from Ugie, Eastern...

IDIERI 9: Day 2 Twitter Roundup

The second day of IDIERI 9 was an excellent one - beginning with 6 concurrent practical workshops, the day continued with papers, panels, a performance, and even a book launch event. https://twitter.com/selinabusby/status/1013904559079657473 https://twitter.com/gaenor22/status/1013879359415844864 https://twitter.com/jendibella/status/1013928328598675457 https://twitter.com/selinabusby/status/1013929267871092737 https://twitter.com/soilsitheoir/status/1013940700369571840 https://twitter.com/cfrenchtweeting/status/1013960733879513088 https://twitter.com/thepollstar/status/1014045414322868224 https://twitter.com/c_and_t/status/1014016216552345601 https://twitter.com/Imagine_A_Day/status/1014080293949489152 https://twitter.com/ride_journal/status/1014038530035724294 https://twitter.com/playfulpedagogy/status/1014078048797220865

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...

A Look Inside New Visions/New Voices

New Visions/New Voices is described as "a week-long biennial workshop/festival for playwrights and theaters to stimulate and support the creation of new plays and musicals for young audiences and families." Hosted by the Kennedy Center...

Africa Day – A Cradle Celebration

May 25th marked the annual celebration of Africa Day and, despite the rest of the Cradle of Creativity being in full swing, many delegates still found the time to enjoy a day of entertainment that showcased...

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 ....

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....
Participants in the Next Generation 2017 sharing skills workshop at Cradle of Creativity

Sharing International Drama Games

The following activities were facilitated by members of the Next Generation 2017 cohort during a sharing skills workshop. You can hear the rhythm and sounds of the activities on the following audio recording (6...

Checking in to Kristiansand

When I first started considering Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) as a career option, I never in my wildest dreams would have imagined it would be bringing me here, to a coastal...

Exploring Techniques and Practices from the IDIERI 9 Workshops (Part 3)

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...