Teaching & Learning


Theatre techniques for the classroom: the art of interactive teaching 5 July

05 July 2019, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

A young woman talking, gesticulating with her hands, while two other women listen

Increase your confidence and presentation style in this workshop delivered by external speaker, Professor Jo Tomalin (San Francisco State University).

Event Information

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UCL Arena Centre


Arena Room, 10th Floor
1-19 Torrington Place, London
United Kingdom

Friday 05 July 10:00 - 16:00

External speaker, Professor Jo Tomalin (San Francisco State University) is delivering this session, which is open to all staff at UCL who teach and present to an audience. 

In this interactive workshop, you will take part in practical theatre activities and theatre games to develop your presentation and teaching style.

This will enhance your student/audience learning experience. 

This workshop will:

  • practice creative interactive teaching/learning activities
  • create a supportive classroom learning environment

    You should wear comfortable clothes and footwear to help with movement 

After attending this session you will

  • understand how to use theatre techniques to improve your presentation style
  • gain confidence and spontaneity when you teach/present, and;
  • understand the value interactivity and learning

Who should attend

Postgraduate Teaching Assistants and all early career educators will find this session particularly useful.

About the Speaker

Professor Jo Tomalin

at San Francisco State University

An expert in movement, physical theatre & voice - Jo Tomalin teaches, directs, presents national & international workshops, writes Theatre & Dance reviews in the US and Europe and is a pioneer of online teaching at SF State.

More about Professor Jo Tomalin