The State of Our Art: Drama in Education and Applied Theatre in Ontario

The State of Our Art: Drama in Education and Applied Theatre in Ontario

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 19:30 to Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 17:00

This is a free community event, but please register for the workshops here: the-state-of-our-art-symposium-workshops.eventbrite.com.

Our world as we know it is rapidly changing, with scholars identifying present events as ‘post-normal’ (O’Connor and Anderson 2015). In this climate of anxiety and political uncertainty, how is the practice of drama in education and applied theatre a means to respond to and attempt to speak back to these times? The lectures and workshops will offer key insights into how our scholars use this practice to grapple with these issues.

Keynote speakers: Julie Salverson, Queens University, Friday Jan. 26 at 7:30 pm

Katheen Gallagher, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), Saturday Jan. 27 at 9 am

Workshops: Saturday Jan. 27 (Max. 20 per session)

DART Studio A workshops: Julie Salverson (10:30 am-1:00 pm) / Belarie Zatzman (2:30-5:00 pm)

DART Studio C workshops: Kathy Lundy (10:30 am-1:00 pm) / David Booth (2:30-5:00 pm)

DART Studio D workshops: Larry Swartz (10:30 am-1:00 pm) / Kathleen Gallagher (2:30-5:00 pm)

Date: Friday Jan. 26 - Saturday Jan. 27

Times: Keynote speakers - Friday Jan. 26 at 7:30 pm and Saturday Jan. 27 at 9 am, Workshops - Saturday Jan. 27 10:30 - 1 pm and 2:30 - 5 pm

Location: Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts

15 Artists' Common, St. Catharines, ON