New Approaches for Participatory Practice

New Approaches for Participatory Practice

Exchange: Panel Discussion

Throughout 2020, the Participation Pool Project has been investigating the creative and aesthetic values and strategies of Australian artists who work specifically in participatory theatre for families, young people, and children. It examines what might constitute best practice principles of creation in a pre, post, and COVID-normal context.

The group comprises independent artists and theatre companies across 5 states in Australia, with representation from regional and urban areas.

Join members of the Participation Pool Project for a panel discussion to share their thoughts and findings on the importance of participatory theatre for children and families.

Facilitated by Tamara Harrison, Head of Children, Families and Creative Learning, Sydney Opera House

+ Cat Sewell and Nancy Sposato, Co-Creative Directors, The Ball Room Projects
+ Sue Giles, Artistic Director/Co-CEO of Polyglot Theatre & President, ASSITEJ International
+ Sarah Lockwood, Co-founder, Threshold

Date: Fri 21 May
Time: 15:45 – 17:15 ACST
Venue: Banquet Room, Adelaide Festival Theatre