Teaching & Learning


Theatre techniques for the classroom: the art of interactive teaching 17 July

17 July 2024, 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).

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff






Moira Paganelli


40 Bernard Street
Room 412
40 Bernard Street
United Kingdom

Wednesday 17 July 10:00 - 16:00 - in person 

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, storytelling 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

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