Dr Philip Taylor: Integrating Process Drama and Social Studies in the Reflective Classroom - A Workshop!

CODE is pleased to announce that NYU's Dr Philip Taylor will be faciliatating a dynamic Drama workshop at OISE, University of Toronto, on Wednesday, November 27, 2013. For more information please read more.  To register for the workshop, visit the registration page

CODE is pleased to announce that Dr Philip Taylor, associate professor at NYU and Director of the Program of Educational Theatre will be facilitating a workshop for Junior-Intermediate-Senior teachers at OISE, University of Toronto, on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013.  Please join us for Dr Taylor's presentation: Integrating Drama and Social Studies in the Reflective Classroom. The workshop will take place from 4:30 - 6:30 in room C-154.

Visit the registration page to register now! 

Members: $15 Non-members $20 Student members $5

Philip Taylor (Associate Professor) B.Ed. 1980, Rusden State College (Australia); MA 1988, Ph.D. 1992, New York University; has been Director of the Program in Educational Theatre since 2003.  He is currently the Director of Doctoral Studies, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, NYU SteinhardtHis research interests are in the fields of applied theatre and process drama, qualitative research, reflective praxis and educational inquiry. His book Applied Theatre: Creating Transformative Encounters in the Community describes how theatre can empower individuals and communities to effect change. Dr Taylor established the International Institute in Drama in Education Research Institute (IDIERI) which has met in Australia, Canada, England, Jamaica, and the United States. He was inaugural director of the first centre in Australia dedicated to applied theatre research, Centre for Applied Theatre Research, Griffith University, 1997-2001, and was foundation editor ofApplied Theate Researcher.

His book Researching Drama and Arts Education: Paradigms and Possibilities (Falmer) has been a standard text on research design used by many graduate students worldwide. Other publications include Assessment in Arts Education (Heinemann),Structure and Spontaneity (Trentham Books), Redcoats and Patriots: Reflective Practice in Drama and Social Studies (Heinemann) and The Drama Classroom: Action, Reflection, Transformation (RoutledgeFalmer). Dr Taylor has served on numerous international editorial boards, including Studies in Applied Arts and Health, Research in Drama Education, Drama Research, International Journal of Education and the Arts, and Drama Australia Journal.  Directing credits for NYU includeWoyzeck, the brechtbeckett workshop, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Ah—Ssess, Tears of the Mind, Beautiful Menaced Child, and Gross Indecency: The three trials of Oscar Wilde.

Dr Taylor has given keynote addresses across the globe, most recently in Korea, Japan and China, and is a frequent workshop presenter worldwide.  At NYU he established a new scholarly periodical, Arts Praxis, and is excited by his forthcoming book Theatre for Critical Social Change.