Mia Ball stood down as chairperson at yesterday’s meeting in London. The committee members thanked her for her hard work over the years and presented her with some theatre vouchers. Mia Ball with her card and theatre tokens. STSD publicity committee
We visited Wales to discover Dylan Thomas; we also found J M Tambimuttu. The portrait of James Meary Tambimuttu (known as Tambi to his colleagues) was hidden in the section dedicated to Thomas’ London connections, at the Dylan Thomas centre,
On Saturday afternoon, 17 August, STSD Conference Delegates met in the Globe’s Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre ready for this seminar on Safeguarding and Inclusivity in Theatre. A Panel, including representatives from Theatre Management, Practitioners, Actors, etc., were invited to discuss
A Wizarding Workshop It isn’t essential to have a passion for the topic you have chosen for your Drama workshop, but when you will be spending hours preparing it, trust me it most certainly makes your preparation time a lot
Member, Nanette Ackerman, has written an absorbing book about poetry and mysticism, called Poems for my Aunt. Available from Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Poems-my-Aunt-Nanette-Ackerman/dp/1912231441/ref=sr_1_2?
SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMME, LONDON 2019 Friday 16th August 2.30 – 5.00pm Workshop – ‘How to make Shakespeare accessible and fun for children’. Led by Shakespeare in Schools Foundation. 7.30 Theatre performance at The Bridge Theatre. Immersive ‘A Midsummer Night’s
Over the past few months I have been approached by several different groups to speak to their members about Poetry. In the past I have usually found a theme, such as Poems and Music of the First World War, Seasons
Over the years I have taught many pupils – some of which have a variety of SEN needs. Most commonly Dyslexia, sometimes Dyspraxia, occasionally a cocktail of many diagnoses. Attending a Speech and Drama lesson – either in a small
Members and colleagues of the Society met at the Amba Marble Arch Hotel for this year’s Annual General Meeting. This is a most relevant opportunity for STSD teachers to share the past year’s business and other information. This year, members
Keeping Kenya’s Orality Alive by Githanda Githae There is a famous phrase that goes, ‘When all other means of communication fail, try words’. Indeed this proves that oral skills are vital to each and every person in the whole world!