Children need and deserve better theatre!

Recently I watched few theatre performances for children in some of the mainstream theatres for children. (When I say mainstream, I think of theatre companies with venues, repertoire and actors on a payroll.) I was curious to see what my Chinese colleagues are doing. I went to support them, but I also wanted to see…Read more »

“In theater angels learn how it is to be human.”

“In theater angels learn how it is to be human and live on Earth.” Michael Ende “Ophelia’s Shadow Theater” I read what I wrote a year ago. It was January 28, 2020. We were already in the year of the Rat. The Pandemic was at its beginning and the time of quarantine began. I wrote:…Read more »

Bring storytelling back to children’s life!

As a young boy I lived in Zagreb, Croatia, in a part of the town with big apartment buildings. In between two buildings there was a park in which we, children, were playing freely and securely. That was our magic realm in which we were becoming Indians and cowboys, space travelers, thieves and policemen, different…Read more »

e-Childhood

The way of life enforced during the pandemic of Corona-19 virus with quarantine, self-isolation, social distancing, excessive usage of computers and gadgets including online learning and teaching etc. intensified addiction of children to IT and accelerated the process of change of the paradigm of childhood itself.  The Paradigms of Childhood In the history of humans,…Read more »

“Live without pretending, Love without depending, Listen without defending, Speak without offending.”

Recently I came across these words that I have already heard before but they somehow disappeared from my memory. Now they caught my attention. Is it because of my present occupation with thinking about the future life and human relationships after this pandemic time is over (that I wrote about in my last post)? Is…Read more »

World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People 2020

Today, March 20, we are celebrating The World Day of Theater for Children!  Artists and theaters for children around the globe usually spend this special day in theaters with their audience, performing and celebrating theatre art for children together. The World Day was established and is maintained by ASSITEJ, a global association of theaters for…Read more »