Thursday, 19 February 2009
For the past ten years Greenwich and Lewisham Young People's Theatre has been running the Voices project, supporting young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds through the arts. The forthcoming conference, on the 4th March 2009, at the Albany Theatre in Deptford, will focus on 'Working Creatively with ESOL and EAL Young People'. Drama and the arts within language learning contexts is an expanding area within applied theatre and this will be an opportunity to share best practice.For more information you can contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, 3 January 2009
As part of the Drama in Communities unit I have been co-teaching at St Mary's University College in Twickenham we looked at the concept of utopia and how it can inform the way we make community/applied theatre and arts projects. I recently saw a talk by Dave Eggers on TED (see link and video), which I think illustrates this idea; that we shouldn't let our ideals and values be compromised in the work we make for young people and communities...