Another free teacher workshop courtesy of Auckland Theatre Company

In term four Auckland Theatre Company’s Mythmakers project is coming to Auckland and Whangarei with an interactive re-telling of the Icarus myth set between  contemporary New Zealand and Ancient Greece! Here’s the information about the performance.  AND … Scroll down for your invitation to the free workshop (which is available to attend even if you are not hosting the performance) Mythmakers introduces theatre to our youngest audiences. Mythmakers shows are short, high-quality plays inspired by the origin stories of Aotearoa, the Pacific…

Fictional others: Expanding the possible through interactions with the fictional

In this article from NJ: The Drama Australia Journal Carrie Swanson talks about the use of ‘fictional others’ in a Mantle of the Expert teaching experience based on a famous maritime disaster, the sinking of the Wahine. Carrie explains the reason she included four significant ‘others’ from the imagined world in her teaching: the ship’s captain, an incompetent…

Wellington cluster meeting

The details for the upcoming cluster meeting for teachers in the Wellington region have changed. Here are the new details Where: St Theresa’s School, Plimmerton When: Monday 22nd July 4pm – 5.30pm RSVP: email mantleoftheexpertnz@gmail.com, or just turn up! Cost: Cluster meetings are free – and all are welcome. This is the meeting that was original scheduled for 24th. Apologies for the change … I realise this is the first day back in the new…