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On-Demand Webinars

Higher Education

Teaching Physical Theatre

In this unique webinar, Double Edge’s Carlos Uriona, and practitioner, author and teacher Stephen Wangh discussed their work, explored their unique creative processes, and shared invaluable insights into physical storytelling.

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Identity and Inclusion in Actor Training

In this inspiring and illuminating webinar, Sharrell. d. Luckett and Kashi Johsnon delve into the critical intersection of identity and inclusion in actor training. In the ever-evolving landscape of the performing arts, it is essential to explore and celebrate the diverse voices and experiences that contribute to the world of theatre.

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Richard Schechner and Eugenio Barba in Conversation

Our latest extraordinary webinar features two eminent figures in the world of theatre and performance – professor and practitioner Richard Schechner and the Artistic Director of Odin Teatre Eugenio Barba. They discuss their influence on theatre and performance and how their groundbreaking work has shapes perspectives and practices!

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Devising Theatre: The Frantic Assembly Approach

Featuring the internationally renowned Frantic Assembly’s Artistic Director Scott Graham and highly acclaimed playwright and screenwriter Abi Morgan OBE, our latest webinar will cover their experiences as directors, core principles of contemporary theatre, and challenges working with physicality!

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The Evolution of Chicano Theatre

Join legendary American theatremakers Luis Valdez and Edward James Olmos to discuss their experiences as artists and activists working to create and promote Chicano theatre.

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Greek Tragedy in Rehearsal

Explore the contemporary relevance of Oedipus Tyrannus in this exclusive roundtable discussion, as three dynamic theatre artists unpack how they'll be approaching the ancient Greek tragedy in their forthcoming workshop at Seattle Repertory Theatre.

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Why Boal Now?

Join our panel of experts for a fascinating discussion on the new Boal Collection – an exclusive curated selection of materials from the archive of Augusto Boal, available on Digital Theatre+.

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Ecotheatre: How to Make Theatre and Performance Sustainable

This fascinating discussion brings together an exciting group of artists and academics to explore the creative solutions available to theatremakers in response to the climate crisis.

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'The Art of Resonance': Anne Bogart and Katie Mitchell in Conversation

Legendary directors Anne Bogart and Katie Mitchell reflect on the practitioners who have influenced their work, theatre in a post-pandemic world and more.

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Making Feminist Theatre (and Making Theatre Feminist)

Leading theatre-makers join forces for a roundtable discussion on feminist theatre, focusing on the practical approaches that enable theatre-makers to practice feminism in their work.

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Teaching Acting, Voice and Movement Online

This engaging session looks at the perplexing challenges and surprising possibilities involved in teaching acting, voice and movement in an online environment.

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Teaching Theatre Design Online: A Roundtable

Join our panel of theatre design experts to discover new ideas and inspiration for helping to bring design practice into the virtual classroom.

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Teaching Shakespeare Online

Join our esteemed panel of experts as they share innovative teaching methods to guide you through this new era of teaching Shakespeare digitally at Higher Education.

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Inclusivity and Theatre: Strategies for Teaching and Practice

This invaluable session unpacks some key issues such as inclusive acting methods, diversifying the curriculum and design through a racial lens.

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Slam Poetry: Fuelling Student Creativity with Slam and Spoken Word Poetry

Slam Poetry! is the must-watch (free) professional learning experience brought to you by expert teachers and slam and spoken word poets. By signing up you’ll get support to find powerful new ways to engage with the text and make poetry fun and accessible.

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More Aha Moments: How to Create Engaging and Impactful Theatre Lessons

Sign up now to get your on-demand session by November 17! Adapted from her popular session at TheatreFest, middle school theatre teacher, Elizabeth “Nikki” Andrews brings you this on-demand event to use independently or interactively with your team.

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Technical Theatre

Teaching Technical Theatre: Empowering the Next Generation is the unmissable free professional development session designed to give you innovative tips to empower your students to lead the tech team for your upcoming productions.

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Inspired by Improv: Practical Tips for the Ultimate Improvisation Lessons

Hear from an expert panel of improv actors, practitioners, and teachers who will give you all the tools you need to create engaging lessons that inspire students of all ages and abilities!

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Making Shakespeare Cool

Get access to panel discussions, live teaching demonstrations, and ready-to-use lesson plans, all designed to help you make Shakespeare's works and language more engaging, accessible, and fun!

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Let's Get Critical

Learn how to use performance to teach critical thinking in your high school English or Drama classes with this exclusive event.

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"Checking Out Me History": Teaching Black Poetry

Engage your students with the work of Black poets with this invaluable session, which explores how lived experience, history and culture help poets create their work.

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Allegiance and AAPI Representation in Musical Theatre

Get fascinating insights into the making of Broadway musical Allegiance and AAPI representation in musical theatre history.

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