An inspiring resource that covers a wide range of interesting, relevant and valuable topics including:
The ISTA guest theatre company initiative - Introducing the amazing work of Highly Sprung
Case study - The IB Arts Jam(s) - Antonio Andrade reflects on an inter-arts project created to give students a practical experience of what it means to look at the world as an artist.
Call to Action - Is our future already decided? What are you willing to do? – Drama teacher Carl Robinson considers the lasting effects of an urgent call to action.
Academic/Theoretical - Reaching out beyond the classroom – Dr Catherine Rees, Senior Lecturer at Loughborough University, discusses the benefits of reaching out beyond the classroom.
Interview with Malina Patel – A rich discussion touching upon evolving teaching practices and the joy of exploring your own practice outside of teaching and much more.
Resource - A Key Moment - Siobhan Buckman, Acting teacher at the American University in Cairo, shares the process of writing a play based on Malala Yousafzai’s life and experience.
Artists and companies
Spotlight – Shane Anthony Jones – Shane Anthony Jones on the impact and challenges of creating a Verbatim piece of theatre.
Profiles – Sabotage Theatre – Zoe Hinks introduces Sabotage Theatre, a company with a passion for adventure.
Pathways – 5 minutes with Jordi Cahíz – Photographer Jordi Cahíz answers our 5 questions.
The ISTA Approach - The world of theatre – ISTA’s Executive Director, Dinos Aristidou, breaks down the ISTA Ensemble Method and what makes it unique.
Young voicesTitanic frozen in time: A contemporary piece – Students from the International School of Geneva reflect on a recent devising project.
Lesson plans and units of work
Practical ideas for middle school – The time machine – A unit of work full of great activities introducing students to physical theatre.
Practical ideas for high school – Tell us your love story – Exploring the process and wide-reaching benefits of Verbatim Theatre projects in your classroom.
This is a digital download published March 2023.
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