An inspiring resource that covers a wide range of interesting, relevant and valuable topics including:
Professional Perspectives - Hear Us Out Lesley Wood, Chief Executive of New Writing South, discusses a recent project focussing on older people celebrating queer lives.
Spotlight - Invisible Sentence CEO of Culture Shift, Julia Roberts, on a new play based on verbatim stories of prisoner families.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Nothing about us without us UCAN co-founder Jane Latham talks about a Theatre as Inclusive Practice project.
Case Study - An interdisciplinary unit - from idea to realisation Angela David reflects on a recent Grade 9 Interdisciplinary Unit which explored the stories and history of the school.
Academic/theoretical - The power of theatre Mike Bindon recalls how his work and life have been influenced by and enriched through his relationship with Dinos Aristidou.
Case Study - Hear it out Theatre teacher Robin Willis looks back on ISTA’s Digital global production and its lasting impact.
Interview with Dr. Debra Kidd Dr Debra Kidd discusses her work and the connections with and influence of Dinos Aristidou on her approach and life.
Lesson plans and units of work
High school - The Whole Truth and Nothing But… Erin Housam-Umicevic considers the aims and legacy of a Verbatim project created in collaboration with Dinos Aristidou.
Middle school - Imagination as The Foundation of Learning Exploring the concept of home through the lens of a refugee crisis and imaginative play.
Artists and companies
Professional - LEAP Ambassadors An introduction to Birmingham Royal Ballet’s LEAP Ambassadors programme.
Issue introduction - From Dream, to Vision, to Manifesto, to Practice ISTA Honorary Member Mike Pasternak introduces us to the framing of this special issue - A manifesto written by Dinos Aristidou.
The ISTA Approach - The nature and four strands of ISTA’s work Executive Director, Dinos Aristidou, looks at the nature and four strands of ISTA’s work.
Collaborations - The Last Column Jennifer Lagasse, Director of Education at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and theatre teacher Amy Luskey-Barth reflect on a recent collaboration.
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