Patrice Baldwin Workshop and Keynote Presentation

Patrice Baldwin (Past President of IDEA and former CODE Conference keynote) has been chosen by Brock University as the 2013-14 Walker Cultural Leader Series Visiting Scholar for the Drama in Education and Applied Theatre Concentration and will be coming to Canada to deliver a workshop and keynote presentation.

Workshop Details:

Saturday, Oct 5          Drama in Education intensive workshop for teachers, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm.
                                    Venue: Centre Stage Theatre School and Productions, 3505 Mainway, Burlington, ON 

Fee: free for DART students and FOE pre-service students; $20.00 for education professionals and others, $15.00 for CODE members to cover costs for refreshments and venue (limited registration). Please make cheques out to Brock University.


Keynote Details:

Wednesday, Oct 9      Public Lecture: “Neuroscience, Creativity, and Learning: Recent

                                    Research and Connections to Drama in Education and Arts-Based  Learning,”
                                    Venue:  Pond Inlet, Brock University (free community event)
                                    Time:  7:30 – 8:30 pm

CONTACT: Georgann Watson, Dramatic Arts,


Patrice Baldwin, past President of the International Drama, and special CODE Keynote speaker for the 2012 Conference, Theatre and Education Association (IDEA) and Chair of National Drama, the UK ’s leading professional association for drama teachers and theatre educators, is also an Executive Forum member of the World Alliance for Arts Education.  A renowned advocate for the Arts and Drama Education, she is a prolific and respected author, with a particular interest in: Drama as a way of teaching literacy and as a way of learning across the curriculum; Drama and Arts-based creativity; and Drama and Neuroscience. Baldwin, a visiting lecturer at the University of Warwick, is known for her lectures, keynote addresses, and workshops at international conferences.