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 TD-SU2-1718-1Summer 2 – 2017/18

With the number of children taking creative subjects at GCSE dropping by almost a third since 2010, TD reports on initiatives to reverse the trend from the Big Arts and Education Debate at Birmingham Repertory Theatre; making the Bard accessible to young people on the autistic spectrum; A Midsummer Night’s Dream on tour; and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland joins forces with Solar Bear Theatre Company for their first undergraduate course offering performance in British Sign Language and English.

Plus, the National Theatre’s new project helping primary schools to widen the scope of teaching drama; students from Gateshead College get a glimpse of Hollywood at the inaugural Newcastle International Film Festival; an arts project to teach the Holocaust; looking ahead to the second Music & Drama Education Expo | Manchester; helping young people to fall in love with their own voice; practitioners Andy Blankenbuehler and Sean Holmes; and can distance-learning theatre courses be of practical use?

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