Forum: David Diamond, Melbourne, June 2005

Theatre for Living: why should communities speak?

Presented in partnership with Borderlands Coop and Xris Reardon’s ‘Taking Up Space Project’.Our recent forum addressed by internationally renowned theatre practitioner, David Diamond, was a sell-out success. More than 100 people including artists, community, disability and health workers, artsworkers, academics and researchers, students, teachers and therapists heard David talk about his work at Headlines Theatre, Canada, to help living communities tell their stories.’

David Diamond, BFA D.Litt.
Artistic and Managing Director/Joker

Since 1981 David has directed over 300 community specific theatre projects on issues such as racism, gender roles, violence, addiction, self-esteem, First Nations’ Residential Schools, globalization, language reclamation and many, many others. David has directed workshops throughout BC, Canada and the USA, as well as in Namibia, New Zealand, Germany, Austria, Italy, Singapore and Finland.