Upcoming Teacher Workshops - Term Three, 2017
Drama New Zealand, The Drama Workshop and Wardini Books are delighted to be offering the following workshops specifically for Primary teachers in Hawke’s Bay in Term Three.
Find out how Drama can
- provide purposeful opportunities for writing
- delve deeply into text for meaning
- create a playful space in your classroom
- enhance performance skills
- develop ideas for devising
Come away with:
- a toolbox of ideas to try straight away
- a list of texts and resources that are excellent pretexts for Drama
- a new network of like-minded teachers
How it works: Attend a workshop with Juliet and Daniel then take a stroll down to Wardinis’ for some light refreshments, a book chat with Lou and a browse of some specially selected resources.
Napier: ‘The Studio’ 6 Hastings St – stairs entrance next to Viva Gallery.
Havelock North: Havelock North Function Centre – Te Mata Rd.
Daniel Betty (Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts;) is teacher in charge of performing arts at Iona College, education coordinator for the Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival and the regional coordinator on the National Executive for Drama New Zealand. He is passionate about using drama skills and pedagogy to develop literacy needs in students. He has presented acting technique, Shakespeare and specifically tailored workshops throughout the UK, Australia and New Zealand and is now residing in Hastings.
Juliet Cottrell (Masters. App Theatre & Drama Education (Hons); B.Ed (Primary); Dip Teach.) is a drama teacher of over twenty-five years experience at all levels of education including tertiary. She runs The Drama Workshop and the Hawkes Bay Youth Theatre alongside her husband Peter. Juliet trained as a primary school teacher and her experience lies in linking classroom drama education with literacy, teacher professional development, applied theatre and providing opportunities for kids to develop confidence through her performing arts programs.
Louise Ward (BA (Hons) Humanities, English Lit major; PGCE) is a former police officer and teacher, now co-owner of Wardini Books in Havelock North and Napier, and is finally putting her English Literature degree to relevant use. She sells books by day, reads them by night, and writes reviews for local newspapers and magazines. She also has a regular book review slot on Radio Kidnappers on Saturday morning at 11.15am. Louise is excitedly anticipating the August launch of her husband Gareth’s young adult novel, ‘The Traitor and the Thief,’ published by Walker Books.
Cost: $25 pp per workshop.
Wed 2 August, 2017: Yrs 1-4 Napier Playful spaces and Literacy ‘The Princess who wanted to be a Pirate’ . 3.30 – 5.45 (Starting at the Drama Workshop Studio, 6 Hastings St, Napier and finishing at Wardini Books, a short stroll away).
Mon 21 August, 2017: Yrs 5 – 8 Havelock North Using artefacts to stimulate drama activities and explore a story from the Gold Fields. ‘Digging Up the Past’. 3.30 – 5.45 (Starting at the Havelock North Function Centre and finishing at Wardini Books, a short stroll away).
Wed 20 September, 2017: Yrs 1-8 Napier Something for everyone – Drama strategies for engaging with text. ‘The True Story of the Three Little Pigs’ 3.30 – 5.45. (Starting at the Drama Workshop Studio, 6 Hastings St, Napier and finishing at Wardini Books, a short stroll away).