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The heartaching terribleness of being nearly 14

A clear midwinter’s evening, a church hall somewhere in the suburbs. Forty or fifty 7 to 14-year-olds sit in a circle on the floor. A piece of masking tape on the wooden floor marks the start of the audience, a … Continue reading

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In honour of Augusto Boal – director, dramatist, visionary

I was doing research tonight for some drama lessons I’m writing. Which meant that sooner or later I’d need to turn to the work of Augusto Boal, the Brazilian dramatist whose work  forms the staple activities of drama teachers worldwide. … Continue reading

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