What is unique about the SDEA Theatre Arts Conference is getting people from the region together, particularly Asia and Southeast Asia. It's something that I don't think you can get elsewhere.

- Dr Prudence Wales, Programming Member, SDEA Theatre Arts Conference 2015

Join us in advancing the profession of the drama/theatre educator, advocating for the practice and value of drama and theatre.

Announcements

Latest news, open calls, special workshops and other highlights from us

Refreshed SDEA Committee

We are proud to announce our refreshed SDEA Committee. As per SDEA’s constitution, the Committee is to be made up of six committee members (four office bearers and two to five members). Following Aishwariyah Shanmuganathan's election as president at the recent EGM, the Committee needed to fill role of Vice-President and to co-opt a new committee member.

Drama for Learning in the Tamil Language Classroom (Primary School) / நாடக உத்திகளின் மூலம் தமிழ்மொழி கற்பித்தல்

SDEA's Mother Tongue Language drama workshop is back by popular demand! pecially designed for Tamil Language teachers, this hands-on workshop aims to inspire teachers to actively adapt and employ tools of Drama in their lessons.

SDEA Connections 2022: Safeguarding of Children in the Arts

Join us at Connections 2022: Safeguarding of Children in the Arts and take part in discussions to make the arts safe for everyone to enjoy.

Upcoming Programmes

Check out these upcoming workshops and programmes.

Continuing Education & Training (CET)

Drama for Learning in the Tamil Language Classroom (Primary School) / நாடக உத்திகளின் மூலம் தமிழ்மொழி கற்பித்தல்

SDEA's Mother Tongue Language drama workshop is back by popular demand! Specially designed for Tamil Language teachers, this hands-on workshop aims to inspire teachers to actively adapt and employ tools of Drama in their lessons.

Essentials of Teaching and Learning Approaches (ETLA)

SDEA Essentials of Teaching and Learning Approaches For Arts Educators - Early Childhood

Advance your practice! Learn to create meaningful and imaginative learning experiences for your students and participants with drama.

MAY

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May 30, 2022
11AM
Goodman Arts Centre

Interest Groups

Sketch Comedy Writers Interest Group with Mitchell Fang

Borrowing tips and tricks from comedy writers and writers of comedy, this interest group is a safe space where a regular community of writers experiment with outrageously bad jokes and attempt 'sketch comedy' in collaborative fashion. As actress-comedian Maya Rudolph gently notes, 'you don't have to only be a genius when you write alone'.

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At SDEA we advocate for the value and practice of drama/theatre in performance, education, and community, and work to advance the profession of the drama/theatre educator. If you believe in our work and wish to be a part of it, join us. Fill in the details on the right and we'll get in touch. You may also click here to find out more about joining as a member.