When: April 21-24, 2016.
What: The Forum features the global educational theatre community representing over 20 countries (including Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, El Salvadore, Hong Kong, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America) presenting over 100 workshops, papers, posters, and performances around one of the following topics:
- Drama in Education (i.e., studies in drama/theatre curriculum, special education, integrated arts, assessment and evaluation)
- Applied Theatre (i.e., studies in community-based theatre, theatre of the oppressed, the teaching artist, diversity and inclusion, drama therapy)
- Theatre for Young Audiences and Play Production (i.e., studies in acting, dramaturgy, playwriting, dramatic literature, theatre technology, arts-based research methodologies)
Presenters include Wasim Al-Kurdi, Courtney Boddie, Edie Demas, Michael Finnernan, Kathleen Gallagher, Norifumi Hida, Maria Hodermarska, Byoung-Joo Kim, Christina Marín, James Miles, Carole Miller, James Mirrione, Peter and Briar O’Connor, Cecily O’Neill, Monica Prendergast, Ross Prior, Nisha Sajnani, Richard Sallis, Joe Salvatore, Alex Santiago Jirau, Juliana Saxton, Nan Smithner, Philip Taylor, Prudence Wales, and Tim Webb.
Organizations presenting include Community Word Project, Improbable Players, Roundabout Education, The New Victory Theatre, and The New York City Department of Education.
Registration fees are:
Standard Registration: $125.00
Current NYU Student Registration: $20.00
Other Current Student Registration: $65.00
Single Day Registration: $30.00
The schedule for the Forum is still being finalized, but a tentative overview follows:
Thursday, April 21:
6PM – 9PM Pre-conference Master Class
Friday, April 22:
8:30AM – 6PM Drama in Education Presentations
6PM – 9PM Evening Event and Reception
Saturday, April 23:
9:30AM – 6PM Applied Theatre Presentations
7PM – 10PM Alumni Event and Reception
Sunday, April 24:
9:30AM – 4:30PM Theatre for Young Audiences/Play Production Presentations
4:30PM – 5:30PM Closing Event
Check out our website for all of the details!