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Drama facilitation for community and cultural development

Well, I can definitely say that I am learning an awful lot during my residency at Phare Ponleu Selpak. And it’s not been the type of learning experience where I’ve sat with my notepad and pen, reflecting and processing, but the type of learning experience where I’m on my feet and in a new environment in a panicked state as...

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Already impressed and inspired by the work that Phare Ponleu Selpak do, this week I found a hidden gem within the organisation that has left me feeling even more excited. With the MigraSafe rehearsals on hold, I spent time with Phare’s Social Support Unit, and more specifically, with it’s art program. Even though I did a lot of research before...

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And so my first week has passed with PPS, and after a quick introduction to the organisation I was placed with the awareness theatre troupe. They are currently at the last leg of rehearsals and it was great to jump straight in as this was the main reason I came – see to how PPS create and produce issue based...

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Its been just a few days since I arrived in Cambodia to spend time with arts organisation Phare Ponleu Selpak, and already my brain is full up of so much new. Yesterday afternoon I arrived in Battambang, which is in the North East of Cambodia, and home of Phare Ponleu Selpak. I was told that not many tourists make it...

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Hello and welcome! Or should I say ជំរាបសួរ និងសូមស្វាគមន៍? I’m Alyson, a very Welsh sounding drama facilitator based in Sydney, Australia with a focus on community arts and cultural development. Currently I coordinate Rozelle Neighbourhood Centre’s arts and disability program, I’m a Teaching Artist as part of Sydney Theatre Company’s education team, I project manage activities for Darwin Community Arts...

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