MY BODY IS A CLASSROOM
Performing Arts as Embodied Learning for Educational Education
Art educational research project exploring performance, dance and theatre as an approach to embodied learning in secondary school classrooms. In a movement-based performing and devising workshop, students create an original performance based on the question: “What do we learn through the body?”
The performance created in the first edition of the project is titled Emoción Melón, about emotions and adolescence in post-pandemic times.
Concept, research design and implementation: Nicoletta Cappello
Teachers and co-researchers: Ana V., José María, and Vicky
Pilot school: Colegio Montserrat de Orcasitas Madrid associated to EXE- Teach for All- Spain
In collaboration with University of the Arts Helsinki and Faculty of Education of University of Girona
JORNADAS DE CREACIÓN ESCÉNICA Y RADIOFÓNICAS
Performing Tools + Podcasting for Teachers
Performing Arts + Podcasting Workshop for teachers in the development of podcasting that are linked to the interests and needs of the students.
Texts and sounds are created through dance, theatre and movement exercises, generating vital connections between learning and the everyday life.
Design and Facilitation
Text devising and dramaturgy: Nicoletta Cappello
Sound composition and dramaturgy: Clara Molinicos
Planea-Art and School Network and mediated by Master Permea and Consorci Museu GVA
Listen to Podcast HERE!
Experimental Radio and Mental Health
Performance and radio-drama residency in High School: adolescent students collectively create a podcast to listen to (themselves), spread their voices, seek resonance and weave networks with their peers. There are podcasts that save lives!
Ideated by El Público in collaboration with the teachers, produced by Planea-Art and School Network and mediated by Master Permea and Consorci Museu GVA
Link to the project in Planea website
Follow the project on El Público's Instagram
ESCUELA DE PENSAMIENTO (SCHOOL OF THINKING)
Thinking in action laboratory with youth from Cañada Real
Applied performing arts to the teaching and learning of critical thinking skills and social and civic competences, addressing youth suffering risk of social exclusion in the famous Madrid neighborhood.
Collaboration with the project "Escuela de Pensamiento" of Youth Wake Up! Foundation and the Community Center Cañada Real Galiana
THE BODY COUNTS
Multimedia theatre laboratory for children
Kids explore body language in order to catch, shape and tell the stories that are hiding, ready to spread out, in their bodies.
Project realized in collaboration with:
Associazione Il Cuaderno Ragusa (2020)
Acting Professional Course for People with Disabilities
With the aim of widening the access to the theatrical profession the workshop questions the dominant aesthetics of theater, valuing the ability of diverse bodies and minds to expand performance experience.
ANFFASS, Ragusa (IT)
Collaborative practice with intergenerational audiences
Performance workshop linking philosophy, adolescence and auto-theory.
PimOff Theatre, Milan (IT).
Production: Moveosofia and PimOff Milan