Training event for Drama Teachers

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Training event for Drama Teachers

Time: November 4, 2021 to November 5, 2021
Location: Cornerstone
Street: Charles St
City/Town: Cardiff CF10 2SF
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Event Type: training
Organized By: TVO
Latest Activity: Sep 23, 2021

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Event Description

TVO in association with the National Lottery Community Fund are offering a unique two day training opportunities to teachers of drama/theatre.


The course combines concepts of Applied Theatre with awareness and understanding around Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience Building.


Places are limited and group sizes are kept to a maximum of 15 so all places are allocated on a first come first served basis.


Please email to confirm interest and receive the application form.



2 day training which will cover

  • Applied drama/theatre techniques
  • Adverse Childhood Techniques
  • Resilience building
  • Devising and reinterpreting
  • Perspective building
  • Critical thinking & problem solving skills



Option1: 4 & 5 November 2021  (930am to 430pm)

Option 2: 11 & 12 November 2021 (930am to 430pm)


Who for?

Teachers of drama/theatre



Courses are run by TVO in association with the National Lottery. All courses are facilitated by Dr Jennifer Hartley.

Dr Jennifer Hartley is an award winning director, writer, educator and Applied Theatre Practitioner who has received global recognition for her work in Applied Theatre and as an international speaker and human rights activist. An international practitioner, Jennifer lectures in Applied Theatre therapeutic approaches at universities nationally and internationally.  She specialised in Applied Theatre working extensively with Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed after years of training and working with Boal across three continents. Jennifer's work has led to a number of studies and publications.  She regularly works on various Applied Theatre projects around the world tackling a variety of issues, and is the founder and director of the award winning charity Theatre versus Oppression (TVO) and co-founder and director of Multi Story Media Ltd. whose credits include a 13 part documentary series working with torture victims in South America using Applied Film and a docufilm set in the UK about human trafficking, as well as a various projects working with homelessness, mental health and addictions.



Cost of training is covered. All other costs incurred are at attendees’ expense.

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Comment by Jennifer Hartley on September 23, 2021 at 7:54

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Comment by Andrew Ford on September 22, 2021 at 0:30

Hello, I'm interested in this event. Is there an email address with which I need to send a formal request to become an attendee?

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