Ernie Nolan: A Sense of Place

Ernie Nolan, the facilitator of the A Sense of Place playwriting workshop, hands the participants a map of Cape Town and tells them to go out into the city and to take photographs of anything they...

Finding Commonality through Formal Pitches

It seems more important than ever for all involved in the Community Performance field to come together and share their ideas and experiences. Therefore, I was really excited when Monday, 22nd May, 2017 saw...

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...

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...

Jan Cohen-Cruz – Notes from an Autumn Gardener: Reflections on Theater and Distance

Two photographs bookend my talk. The first, an 8×10 inch “head shot,” which actors staple to their resume and leave with casting agents, was taken when I was 18 years old. It’s as close...

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,...

Robyn Ewing and John Nicholas Saunders: Bridging the literacy-arts divide in Australian primary education:...

In neo-liberal times the distance between traditional understandings of literacy and the Arts has lengthened dramatically. A partnership between Australia’s largest theatre company and Australia’s oldest university has developed, School Drama, a co-mentoring teacher...

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...

FLOU! by Artefactos Bascos

An outside eye on collaborative creation between Ieltxu Ortueta from Artefactos Bascos (Brazil) and the Children and Young People of Kristiansand at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019."FLOU!...

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...