Workshop 1- Glasgow
Curriculum on the development of drama skills for young deaf people and Curriculum on the development of digital skills in producing theatre performances
Number of participants:
- Applicant - 10 participants and two interpreters in sign language.
- Partner 1 - 15 participants and two sign language interpreters (SLIs)
Workshop 1 was held by the Applicant mobility in Glasgow, UK over seven days, in total 49 hours.
The curriculum focused on achieving the training requirements but also the overall objectives of the project.
The curriculum contents were aimed at developing techniques of creating story outlines and understanding story telling using multimedia technology.
The curriculum was geared towards promoting learning with a strong theoretical foundation, which was underpinned by the expertise of the specialists brought in for the project.
The workshop explored storytelling using the visual language of theater by using the visual stimuli of sights around the city of Glasgow – for example painting/sculptures from the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, city monuments or buildings, people, places or traditional Scottish tales. Gestural language stimulated by participants knowledge and understanding of British Sign language was incorporated into the visual language to consider how theatrical presentation can be made accessible to both deaf and hearing audiences. As well as participating in days of intensive workshops, participants will spend time getting to know and see Glasgow and the surrounding countryside. They will also spend a day visiting the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and understand how the organisation is preparing for the first cohort of deaf students,
At the end of the week participants presented a sharing of their work.
Each participant is fulfilling their obligations and continuing to work towards achieveing a Europass certificate at the end of the project