Immersive and Participatory Theatre tools for teachers

Course description

Course overview and purpose:
The course will introduce the teachers to new creative tools inspired by the innovative practice of Immersive and Participatory Theatre. These theatre tools aim at developing relationship, focusing on the experience of the beholder (students/participants/players) creating opportunities open to interaction and participation. The methodology of the course will include learning-by-doing, workshop and task-based exercises. The participants will be invited to reflect upon the tools, to adapt them to their specific local context and their specific teaching work.

Learning outcomes:

  • cooperate with other participants, respecting differences, dealing with conflicts and finding resolution;
  • understand the basic principles of Theatre in education using immersive tools, along with different ways to implement them;
  • Learn how to use visual symbols and verbal metaphors for educational purposes;
  • be able to lead activities based on the tools practiced during the course;
  • be able to modify the activities according to different target audiences and teaching objectives;
  • link the practice of Theatre with other education and artistic domains;
  • be able to give constructive feedback to others, acknowledging diversity and styles.

Admission information

  • Language : English, Italian, Spanish
  • Language level prerequisites : B2 or above
  • Duration : One week
  • Audience :

    Teachers, school staff and future teachers working with children, youngsters, and adults interested in learning new tools using Art & Creativity.

  • General prerequisites :

    Interested in using performing arts (Dance, Theatre, Music) as an educational tool; Motivated to learn about innovative tools based on art and creativity.

  • Maximum number of participants : 30
  • Minimum advance reservation : 12 weeks

Available dates

Padova (Italy)

  • 16.01.2022 - 23.01.2022 - To be confirmed
  • 20.02.2022 - 27.02.2022 - To be confirmed
  • 06.03.2022 - 13.03.2022 - To be confirmed

Sessions will be confirmed only when the minimum number of participants is reached.

In case your school wishes to send more than 6 participants together to the same course, we may evaluate the possibility to offer an extra session only for you (and in this case, we would be pleased to evaluate your proposal for fixed dates).

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