What is Drama NSW?
Drama NSW is the official, professional body which represents the teachers of Drama in NSW. It is run by, and for, early-childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary teachers, drama practitioners, and theorists. Drama NSW is affiliated with Drama Australia, and the International Drama/Theatre and Education Association(IDEA).
Membership is available to individuals, related organisations and institutions (schools, academic and arts institutions).
The Aims of Drama NSW
To promote the recognition of Drama in education as a valuable and valued part of education.
To encourage the study and development of Drama in education as a teaching method and as an expressive art form.
To assist teachers, students and others interested in Drama in education.
To promote these aims, Drama NSW conducts a wide range of activities to encourage and support the teaching of Drama throughout the state. It is actively involved in representing the needs of Drama educators in the development and implementation of curriculum and policy. It liaises with relevant organisations, particularly those related to education and the arts.
“Drama NSW is the official, professional body which represents the teachers of Drama in NSW.”
Drama NSW Life Members
Drama NSW acknowledges the leaders within our community who have provided outstanding service to Drama education in the state. These educators are always ready and willing to support Drama NSW and have demonstrated our values in an exemplary fashion.
Brother John Thompson
Vice President Professional Learning
Vice President Membership
Vice President Communications
Vice President Business & Finance
Vice President Drama Australia Liaison Officer
Business and Finance Portfolio
Professional Learning Portfolio
Marie Mitris (Drama NSW Administrator)