Documentation – CONVERGE 2019


Paul Rae – University of Melbourne
‘Creative Convergence Overview’
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Sarah Austin – Theatre Maker
‘A rights-based approach to working with children and young people in contemporary performance’
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Joanna Erskine – Head of Education, Bell Shakespeare
‘What We May Be – Bell Shakespeare’s Juvenile Justice program’
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Sonya Suares – Actor/ Theatre Maker/ Activist
‘#justnotthatmany – Reframing Australian stories and storytelling’
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‘Social Media and Community Building’ – Andrea Andric, Arts Centre Melbourne; Dr Jennifer Beckett, University of Melbourne; and Francis Italiano, Sensorium Theatre.

‘Theatre and Schools: Facilitators or Gatekeepers?’ With Jay de los Reyes, Social Transformations and Education Research Hub; Meg Upton, Arts Education Consultant and Researcher; Nick Tranter, Melbourne Theatre Company; Paul Rae, University of Melbourne.

Youth Voices – House of Muchness Responses to Provocations

Resources, Industry Links and Peer Learning Notes

Deep Dive – Wrap up from ‘Theatre for Early Years’