Ant Kelly

Volume 1 Notes on Authors

Viv Aitken is lecturer in drama in education at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, where she contributes to pre-service programmes for student teachers from early childhood to secondary.

Volume 1 Editorial

This inaugural edition of Drama Research presents a broad spectrum of work and thought in articles that examine the multi-faceted nature of drama. Written from a range of international and age-range perspectives, together they reveal ways in which drama engages the mind, body and spirit of all those who participate.

Volume 4 Editorial Board

Pamela Bowell
Amanda Kipling
Chris Lawrence
Marie-Jeanne McNaughton
Ruth Sayers

Volume 4 Notes on Authors

Brian Lighthill worked as an Actor and TV/Radio Drama Director/Producer winning a ‘BAFTA’ (1995) and the Prix Jeunesse International (1996) for Coping With Grown-Ups (C4). Brian was also nominated for a Sony Award for Radio 4’s Blake’s Seven Adventure (1998).

Volume 4 Editorial

This issue of Drama Research contains articles whose authors geographically span the world: UK, USA and Australia and whose research interests are equally diverse, but have one thing in common: the problem of the engagement of students and the means whereby such engagement can be evaluated. ‘Engagement’ is a much-used term in drama and theatre; but it presents particular difficulties to drama researchers in that it is so elusive a concept – how do you know when students are enagaged and how do you evaluate their engagement?

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