Athens International Conference 2018
Theatre/Drama and Performing Arts in Education
Utopia or Necessity?

Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr) in the 20th anniversary of its foundation (1998-2018), in partnership with the International Drama/Theatre & Education Association (IDEA) and in collaboration with a number of academic, professional and artistic institutions in Greece and abroad, is organizing the 8th Athens International Conference on Theatre and Performing Arts in Education.

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Invited speakers - Paper contributors - Workshop facilitators

Oddie David

Actor, educator, founder at ARROW Programme and INDRA Congress (Reconciliation through Art), UK

David Oddie after working as a teacher and actor David founded what is the current Plymouth Barbican Theatre Company.   In 1999 he was invited by the now University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth to write and teach a BA programme for drama in the Community and in 2004 he established the ARROW programme, (Art: a Resource for Reconciliation Over the world). In 2006 David became a National Teaching Fellow of the British Higher Education Academy.  In 2010 David left UCP Marjon to set up an independent social enterprise company, the Indra Congress. Indra Congress is a global network of young people, artists and others who share a commitment to developing the arts as a unique resource for working with young people and their communities in settings and situations of conflict.  David has been working in collaboration with Al Harah Theatre in Palestine, ARROWSA in South Africa Durban, Study Hall Foundation in India and other partners over the past 14 years.