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Madge Hair: Writing on Gumbaynggirr Country for Co-Created Theatre as Decolonising Practice

This presentation analyses the challenges and processes of cocreating pieces of musical theatre inspired by and responding to storylines from Gumbaynggirr country, mid-north coast, New South Wales. The central question posed by the presenter’s...

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...

Heads Held High – A Podcast

On Tuesday 3rd July 2018, delegates of the International Drama in Education Research Institute were treated to a performance of Heads Held High, a production by Black Friars that brought together 60 young leaders from 9 South Auckland schools...

Musical Theatre for Education

As a part of the Cradle of Creativity's Focus Day on Music Theatre for Young Audiences, Tina Stodart delivered a Pecha Kucha about her work in Potchefstroom, South Africa. In the following interview (6 minutes), she speaks about using...

The Music Theatre for Young Audiences Network

“What is Music Theatre For Young Audiences?” This was the question posed to the participants of a workshop aiming to plan the start of a new international Music Theatre Network. Held at the Baxter Theatre,...

Focus Day on Theatre by Children for Children – Part 1

As part of ASSITEJ’s Cradle of Creativity, a 'Theatre by Children for Children' Focus Day was held at the Vrygrond Cultural Hub on Sunday, 21st May, 2017. What follows is Part 1 of quotes...

A Patchwork for Every Age

Patchwork (Dir. Joanna Evans) is an award-winning Early Years Production, created in 2014 with a seed-funding grant from the European Small Size Network. Centred around a bed, the show sees pillows learning to fly,...

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,...

Dancers of the Cradle

In its second week, the Cradle of Creativity hosted two Focus Days on Dance Theatre for Young People (Wednesday, May 24th and Thursday, May 25th, 2017). The sessions during these days included a workshop on "Empathy as...

Performing for Babies

During the Focus Day on Theatre for the Early Years, Paweł Gałkowski presented a paper, that was co-authored with Alicja Morawska-Rubczak, entitled “Baby and contemporary dance. Feedback of creativity between adults and children”. Paweł Gałkowski...