Events and Conferences

Drama Across the Curriculum and Beyond

April 27-29, 2007

This forum will aim to investigate the infusion of drama in education and in community settings. This forum will feature:

  • Cecily O’Neill - International Authority on Drama in Education
  • Carol Gilligan - Internationally Acclaimed psychologist and prolific writer
  • Chris Vine - Artistic and Education Director of the Creative Arts Team (CAT) of CUNY 
  • Carole Miller -Associate Professorat University of Victoria
  • Christine Warner - Associate Professor at The Ohio State University
  • James Fraser - Professor at New York University
  • Edie Demas - Education Director at the New Victory Theatre
    And more!

Friday April 27: Welcome
Saturday April 28: Drama Across the Curriculum
Sunday April 29: And Beyond

View a detailed schedule.

Call for Proposals:
The forum seeks proposals that aim to address the following questions:

  • What research supports the potential of drama as a learning medium?
  • How does drama make connections across curricular content areas and beyond schools?
  • How does drama contribute to life long learning?
  • What role does drama play in community agencies?

View proposal submission details (deadline March 15, 2007).

Registration Fee:
$100 (this includes workshops and performances)

The 2007 Forum planning committee includes:
Philip Taylor, Desiree Hamburger, David Montgomery, Dani Snyder,  Amy Cordileone, Selena Burns, Dana Edell, Edie Demas, and Cecily O’Neill

Sponsored by:
NYUSteinhardt, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions and the Program in Educational Theatre (Director: Philip Taylor, Ph.D.)

Stop Press!
Drama Education Pioneer Dorothy Heathcote returns to NYU July 30 to August 3, 2007! If you are interested in taking her masterclass entitled Teaching through Drama, please contact David Montgomery at