Theatre for Living

Theatre for Living (Headlines Theatre) was founded in 1981. David (a co-founder) became Artistic Director in 1984. Between 1984 and 2018, David facilitated over 600 Theatre for Living projects with support from staff! Theatre by the community for the community. In 2018, with the support of Staff and the Board of Directors, David devolved the Society and now works independently. He has done projects with many groups around the world including First Nations, refugees, women's groups, environmentalists, street youth, health practitioners, and the homeless population to name just some, on subjects such as racism, violence in the home, school and workplace, the legacy of Residential Schools, language reclamation, harassment, suicide, gangs, sustainability issues, mental health and reconciliation, and many others. David was "visiting theatre director" at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry from 2013 to 2019 when the program ended, and is Visiting Faculty at UNESCO Peace Studies Program, U of Innsbruck, Austria. His award-winning book "Theatre for Living: the art and science of community-based dialogue" is available in English, German (Theater zum Leben) and Spanish (Teatro para la Vida) via most online sellers.

31-2137 West 1st Ave., Vancouver, BC
Area served by organization: globally
Language(s): English
Grade levels that programming is provided for: Intermediate (9 - 10), Senior (11 - 12)
Communities served: Adults, Children, People with disabilities, Youth, Seniors
Price range of programming: Pricing varies
Venue accessibility: Not applicable
Organization type: Other

This organization offers online programming

  • Theatre
  • Professional Development
  • In-School Workshops
  • Workshops
  • Online Mentorship and also group training workshops

Profile last updated: Aug 18 2020