• President of the International Drama Theatre and Education Association (IDEA) 2010-2013
  • IDEA’s Drama Board member for the World Alliance for Arts Education, helping implement UNESCO’s Goals for Arts Education.
  • Drama Conference speaker and/or workshop leader in 40+ countries worldwide
  • International Director of Drama for Learning and Creativity (D4LC), presenting at UNESCO’s Second World Conference on Arts Education in Seoul, South Korea
  • Invited speaker on Drama for Learning, at the EU headquarters in Brussels
  • Erasmus project trainer on behalf of National Drama (UK) for ‘Play It Out Loud’ (2019-21), working with organisations from Poland, Spain, Ireland and Greece.
  • Cultural Leader for Brock University, Niagara, Canada, (2013-14).
  • Online training sessions for drama associations in Turkey, Austria, Canada, Australia, India and New Zealand, (2020-22)
  • IDEA’s World Congress in Iceland, (July 2022) Workshop Leader
  • March 2022, online training for the Australian Performing Arts Teachers Association (APATA).

Forthcoming conferences

Second language teaching

Available international podcasts, workshops, keynotes & lessons

International Drama Theatre and Education Association: (November 2022) History of IDEA Podcast.

India: (August, 2021), Developing Social Skills In Children Through Drama & Arts. For the panel discussion, click here

Poland: (2019-21), Play It Out Loud, an Erasmus Project led by Poland, with partners from UK, Ireland, Greece and Spain. To watch the promotional film, click here. To download the teachers’ handbook and lessons click here

Switzerland: (18th – 20th July, 2019), Drama in Education Days, Zug, 2019. To read my keynote click here

USA: (March,2019), Cognition and Drama. To listen to a 3 way discussion between Prof. Peter Duffy, Prof. Xan Johnson and myself, click here

Greece: (November, 2018), 8th Athens International Conference, Theatre/Drama and Performing Arts in Education: Utopia or Necessity? To read about my workshop, click here