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Non-Formal Education Tools and Methods Used in This Training Course TOPIC

Theatrical tools for Team Building

-To Use of theatrical tools to know the group and stimulate everyone’s contribution -To create a joyful, playful, relaxed setting, in which language is not the main issue and everyone is in the same position of giving and gaining. LEARNING OBJECT-To allow the guides to see people’s attitudes and skills, characters IVES and limits, will or fear to cooperate. -To create mutual trust and openness from the individuals and the group to work together. -To enhance Creativity and inspiration GROUP SIZE

Around 20

DURATION

90 Minutes

MATERIALS

Space available in the training room in order to move freely. Participants were gathered together in a training room with lots of space available to move around and do the theatre exercises. Some of the examples of the theatre exercises which were used in this session are below:

STEP BY STEP IMPLEMENTATION

-Walking in space trying to fill it up in a homogeneous way; -Walking in space, changing rhythm, direction, responding to other “commands” given by the guide; -Walking in space and gathering in small groups suddenly (groups of 3 or of 5 or of 10); -One participant walks in space, all the others imitate his/her way of walking

-Just take care and realize who you’re working with (kids? Adults? Theatre beginners or experts?...) and propose not impose. -Not everyone is ready to expose him/herself at once. Be delicate: what is easy and funny to me, is not necessarily easy and funny to everybody. -It requires a certain level of openness and comfort with theatre and performance. For other groups this may first require more introducSUGGESTIONS FOR tion of the technique, which might make it less effective. THE FACILITATOR -Developments are almost infinite: from very simple basic exercises to the construction of texts and scenes and dialogues... And from the individual work to the work in small groups, and then to the work with the whole group. -Effectiveness of the tool can be measured by asking the participants to write small texts to describe their first and their last day of work; ask them to take videos, or pictures that can help them tell the experience. Again individual interviews or group discussions are useful.

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