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,...

Ernie Nolan Encounters The Devils We Face in TYA

The Artistic Encounters, daily events which took place during the week of the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019, were hosted by members of ASSITEJ's Executive Committee. Dialogue had the pleasure of sitting down...

No Fun Ction All Anguage

Exploring the ways in which we communicate, No Fun Ction All Anguage is a beautifully visual and powerful piece. The inclusive ensemble of differently-abled cast members offered a powerful critique of normative ideas around communication,...

Exploring Techniques and Practices from the IDIERI 9 Workshops (Part 1)

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...

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...

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...

Clowning Around with Dr Jamie McLaren Lachman

Myrto Papoulia and Tegan Arazny sat down with Dr Jamie McLaren Lachman, Founder & Executive Director of Clowns Without Borders South Africa, on Wednesday, 21st June 2017. You can watch the full video (52 minutes)...

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...

Voices in Dialogue: Peter O’Connor

There was so much in the way of stimulating learning and idea-sharing at the 9th International Drama in Education Research Institute (IDIERI 9) in Auckland last year (2018) that it was impossible...

Sharing Stories in SEN Contexts

Carpe Diem School provides for “Physical-, learning- and intellectually impaired learners between the ages of 6 and 18 years, that cannot be accommodated in mainstream education.” Based in George (South Africa), and serving young...