Ways into collaboration

Last week I was working in Istanbul at a High School ISTA festival and then as an Artist in Residence at Uskudar schools. While I was at the schools I worked with teachers and students to create theatre, but also to teach them ways into working with each other and how to develop confidence and use the stage well. Below is a lis to exercises that I used with the teachers and students, that you may want to use while ...

Devising and ensemble ideas

Last week I was working in Istanbul as an Artist in Residence, and ran two workshops with teachers on how to use Drama in the classroom to teach English, but also to develop skills and create performance. With the students, I had worked on Laban technique and devising skills based on Viewpoints and devising companies such as Frantic Assembly and Teatro dos Menestreis (a physical theatre company I used to be part of in Sao Paulo, Brazil). Below are some ...