Building Our Collective Culture: A SCHOOL WIDE MODEL FOR GROWTH. Developed by Beverley Holmes. An Innovative Anti-Bullying Project: Modelling Bystander Intervention Through Invisible Theatre *.
Building Our Collective Culture:A SCHOOL WIDE MODEL FORGROWTH
Developed by Beverley Holmes
* Invisible theatre is a form of theatrical presentation that is enacted in a place where people would not expect to see one. The actors disguise the fact it is a performance, thus the spectators view it as a real, unstaged event.
Generating a list of students to make the bully, target, and bystander invisible theatre groups (8-10%of school population, cross-graded, and diverse).
Determining what specific areas of the school will be the sites for the staged scenes.
Determining which staff members will supervise and be responsible for which sites.
Brainstorming and troubleshooting.
Benefits for Students
* Building a safe foundation for exploration through theatre exercises.
* Creating a focused environment of trust and respect.
* Identifying the bully, bullied and bystander roles.
Explore the bully, target, bystander connection.
Developing the stories and conversations, which will lead to the invisible theatre scenarios.
Creating the performance groups.
Benefits for Staff & Students