Due to an unforeseen circumstances, I was absent from this session.
This chapter explores drama and education. The two main tensions in drama and education are the polarisation of drama process and product and the approach that valve aesthetic discipline above play and exploration. According to Heathcote ‘if you want to use drama you’re basically looking at social behaviours. You’re not looking at the private person […]
In the second part of the session we worked with Newham Speech Bubbles Company and were given the opportunity to maybe work with them in the future. This was a short session but we were given an insight of what they do as a company and a short training into how they conduct their workshops […]
Today’s session was based on the ideas and motives around ‘process drama’ and ‘mantle of expert’. Both of these terms are spoken highly of within applied theatre and relies on allowing the education system to become more expressive and open to developing social skills as well as promoting the understanding of others. The ‘Mantle of […]
This is an article written by Liselle Terret who conducted a Mantle of the Expert project with year 5 pupils creating performances and engaging with versions of gender femininity in their primary schools. The pre-text used was ‘The Boy in the dress’ written by David Walliams in 2008, a story that follows the life of […]
With this being our first session into Term 2, we used the session to go through the module guide and gain a deeper understanding of what Term 2 was going to include. We discussed our own expectations and what was expected of us as well as being informed on our assessments, dates and times. Term […]
Term A was a much more theory based semester whereby we explored a variety of different types of applied theatre that is used in theatre today. With applied theatre being used as a device to create a change or social intervention as well as exploring issues and subject, in what can be seen as an […]