Jouni Piekkari (editor)


EU Joint Actions

EUROPEAN
COMMISSION
DIRECTORATE-
GENERAL
EDUCATION AND
CULTURE
SOCRATES,
LEONA...
DRAMA
             - a WAY
        to Social Inclusion

Practical project descriptions for drama workers
Drama – a second
 chance to learn
Introduction
What is Drama Way?
            We wanted to:
•share insights to work with young people
•promote social inclusion of youth
...
Reasons
          and methods
Why do we use drama
as an alternative tool for learning?

•Play is an essential element of human life
•Chance to ”play ser...
in more detail available as a Power Point at www.tkk.utu.fi/dramaway/

Some Genres of applied and interactive
drama

The m...
CUCUFATE ’96




Directed by Luis Cruz, Portugal
Cucufate’ 96
               •Celebratory drama
               •Site-Specific theatre
               •Drama, myths and ritu...
Projects




in the four countries
Estonia
Visits at Tallin’s Center
for the Children at Risk
Youngsters exchanging drama games with the European Drama Way people
Forum theatre on TV youth program “The
Fist”




            The young
            Harrasser-in-role,
            Intervie...
SPARTACUS

                                  social theatre
                                         festival




Particip...
Role-playing
traditional wedding
   at Hiiumaa Island
Spain
Catalonia
Clowns campaign for clean clothes
Clean Cloth Clowns
at their home base -
Interactive performance
at Third World
Solidarity organisation
SETEM,
Barcelona (r...
Project coordinator David Martínez, Teatro LaNaveva
Prision ”La Modelo”,
Barcelona, Catalonia




                                           ris on
                          ...
h omenter
       otTheatre C
 a’eTdent
P ep n
 d
In
            Barc elona
 in R aval,
School for parents                       Click image for video clip!


A forum theatre
Performance for
the children and
th...
Other projects by Pa’Tothom:

•Sessions of interactive theatre
•Invisible theatre with the immigrant youth
•Theatre projec...
Portugal
BA AL 17
Interactive class
Learning about drama literature
Youth & job – Equality of rights
A forum theatre performance by
Young unempolyed of rural Portugal
in Serpa




          ...
Sonho de Amanda - Amanda´s Dream

                                                                      A young lady
     ...
Finland
Vapaa pudotus – Free fall
participatory drama for drug prevention
How to use imaginary photographs
as a starting point to drama stories?

                                        Photos as ...
From the
  photos
to drama –

  Moods
 from the
 Barcelona
 workshop
Art, educators and the communities
-A participatory approach
in more detail available as a Power Point at www.tkk.utu.fi/d...
SAMPOCAK

Finnish
folk myths
&
Balinese Trance
rhythms
Sampocak thrills the participants of International seminar of Drama Way in Turku
KULLERVO
Social Exclusion of youth in the mythology

A wandering drama
process in the
Vuohensaari
Island in Salo,
Finland
New York, New York.
Parents making choices about their careers and children

A process
drama
pretext




                 ...
ALEKSI
How do I know someone is using drugs?

                                    Aleksi´s class mates
                   ...
The End
Photos by:



             Paulo Chaves, Tarja Ervasti , Marco Ferreira,
             Ulla Halkola, Leena Jokinen, Titi Li...
The book &
    more resources
  available for free at:

www.tkk.utu.fi/dramaway
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Drama - practical project descriptions for drama workers

  1. 1. Jouni Piekkari (editor) EU Joint Actions EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE- GENERAL EDUCATION AND CULTURE SOCRATES, LEONARDO AND YOUTH PROGRAMMES
  2. 2. DRAMA - a WAY to Social Inclusion Practical project descriptions for drama workers
  3. 3. Drama – a second chance to learn
  4. 4. Introduction
  5. 5. What is Drama Way? We wanted to: •share insights to work with young people •promote social inclusion of youth •create networks and visibility of drama work •develop new innovations of participatory drama •identify locally important themes •initiate small scale pilot drama projects The glimpses that you see here are from: • Drama Way mini-projects • Drama Way national workshops and final seminar • from other projects of the Drama Way European team members - previous or current
  6. 6. Reasons and methods
  7. 7. Why do we use drama as an alternative tool for learning? •Play is an essential element of human life •Chance to ”play seriously” through drama • An alternative method to combat learning difficulties •Through its holistic approach drama can sometimes have profound impact for self-esteem •A tool for empowerment and social inclusion • drama is learning together – in a social context •Participatory drama is active creating of meanings and understanding – not passive learning
  8. 8. in more detail available as a Power Point at www.tkk.utu.fi/dramaway/ Some Genres of applied and interactive drama The minister landing with his helicopter in the Middle of starving villagers after a destructive super cyclone Natya Chetana Theatre, Bhubaneswar, India Theatre-for-Awareness / Theatre-for-Development
  9. 9. CUCUFATE ’96 Directed by Luis Cruz, Portugal
  10. 10. Cucufate’ 96 •Celebratory drama •Site-Specific theatre •Drama, myths and ritual forms
  11. 11. Projects in the four countries
  12. 12. Estonia
  13. 13. Visits at Tallin’s Center for the Children at Risk
  14. 14. Youngsters exchanging drama games with the European Drama Way people
  15. 15. Forum theatre on TV youth program “The Fist” The young Harrasser-in-role, Interviewed in the studio (left) A young woman Harrassed at the bus stop (above) Estonian youngsters made interactive theatre On TV about important themes of their society
  16. 16. SPARTACUS social theatre festival Participants improvise images of school violence (Above) Problems with the teachers, whose mentality is still from the Soviet times (Right)
  17. 17. Role-playing traditional wedding at Hiiumaa Island
  18. 18. Spain Catalonia
  19. 19. Clowns campaign for clean clothes
  20. 20. Clean Cloth Clowns at their home base - Interactive performance at Third World Solidarity organisation SETEM, Barcelona (right) Spanish-Portuguese Co-operation of clowns in Estonia: Fair trade education by David and Marco (left) Are your clothes contaminated by injustice?
  21. 21. Project coordinator David Martínez, Teatro LaNaveva
  22. 22. Prision ”La Modelo”, Barcelona, Catalonia ris on P a in r am D Uncovering the conflict. Prisoners exploring decisions through drama
  23. 23. h omenter otTheatre C a’eTdent P ep n d In Barc elona in R aval,
  24. 24. School for parents Click image for video clip! A forum theatre Performance for the children and their parents In a school with high percentage of immigrant families Directed by Jordi Forcadas Pablito is an immigrant boy in a new country where Nobody Plays football – only TRIPILINGI!
  25. 25. Other projects by Pa’Tothom: •Sessions of interactive theatre •Invisible theatre with the immigrant youth •Theatre project with the immigrant children of Raval
  26. 26. Portugal
  27. 27. BA AL 17
  28. 28. Interactive class Learning about drama literature
  29. 29. Youth & job – Equality of rights A forum theatre performance by Young unempolyed of rural Portugal in Serpa Directed by Marco Ferreira, BAAL 17 theatre group
  30. 30. Sonho de Amanda - Amanda´s Dream A young lady from Alentejo volunteers to help organising A village festival In her home village, but the mayor puts down her ideas and refuses to give funding for the project. A forum theatre demo performance realised by BAAL 17 theatre group in Drama Way workshop in Serpa, Portugal
  31. 31. Finland
  32. 32. Vapaa pudotus – Free fall participatory drama for drug prevention
  33. 33. How to use imaginary photographs as a starting point to drama stories? Photos as therapy Photo as a step to drama
  34. 34. From the photos to drama – Moods from the Barcelona workshop
  35. 35. Art, educators and the communities -A participatory approach in more detail available as a Power Point at www.tkk.utu.fi/dramaway/ A seasonal mask carneval started up a participatory planning project in a housing area in Nokia, Finland
  36. 36. SAMPOCAK Finnish folk myths & Balinese Trance rhythms
  37. 37. Sampocak thrills the participants of International seminar of Drama Way in Turku
  38. 38. KULLERVO Social Exclusion of youth in the mythology A wandering drama process in the Vuohensaari Island in Salo, Finland
  39. 39. New York, New York. Parents making choices about their careers and children A process drama pretext An advertisement of an imaginary town ”Meadows” made by the workshop participants in Drama Way in Salo, Finland
  40. 40. ALEKSI How do I know someone is using drugs? Aleksi´s class mates get a permission to organise the most amazing school party of all times. However, Aleksi causes unexpected trouble to his class mates. How do they handle the situation? Should they ask for help? From whom? Role-on-the-Wall from A process drama pretext
  41. 41. The End
  42. 42. Photos by: Paulo Chaves, Tarja Ervasti , Marco Ferreira, Ulla Halkola, Leena Jokinen, Titi Lillqvist, Jouni Piekkari,, and Drama Way team
  43. 43. The book & more resources available for free at: www.tkk.utu.fi/dramaway

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