• Theatre

  • Belarie Hyman Zatzman

  • Associate Professor

E bzatzman@yorku.ca

EDUCATION

MA, Drama Centre, University of Toronto / PhD, OISE/UT

BIOGRAPHY

Belarie Zatzman’s research focuses on issues of history, identity, and memory in Drama and Arts Education. She specializes in exploring Holocaust Education through the Fine Arts. In addition, Zatzman teaches Theatre for Young Audiences, with a special focus on the Canadian context, and has written and edited study guides for professional theatre companies. She has been invited to conduct workshops and presentations across Canada and abroad, in such venues as Young People’s Theatre; Stratford Festival of Canada; Toronto District Board of Education; Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre of Toronto; Facing History and Ourselves Canada; Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators; American Association of Theatre in Education; British National Drama; International Drama Education Research Institute; and the International Drama EducationAssociation. Zatzman’s publications include: “Difficult Knowledge in Theatre for Young Audiences: Remembering and Representing the Holocaust” in Theatre and Learning (2015); “The Poetry of Terezin” in Voices into Action (2014); “Drama Education and Memory” in Key Concepts in Theatre/Drama Education (2011); “Fifty-one Suitcases: Traces of Hana Brady and the Terezin Children” in Canadian Theatre Review (2008); and “The Monologue Project: Drama as a Form of Witnessing” in How Theatre Educates (2003).

Publications

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Selected Publications:

“The Monologue Project: Drama as a Form of Witnessing” in Booth and Gallagher, eds. How Theatre Educates, University of Toronto Press (in press)

“Mapping Distance: Contemporary Responses to Holocaust Education through the Fine Arts” in Lerner, L., ed. Afterimage: Evocations of the Holocaust in Contemporary Canadian Arts and Literature, Concordia University, 2002

“Sign Language” in Creating a Theatre in Your Classroom and Community in Warren, B., ed. Toronto: Captus University Press, 3rd Edition, 2002

“Drama Activities and the Study of the Holocaust” in Teaching and Studying the Holocaust, Totten, S., & Feinberg, S., eds. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2001

“Holocaust Stories” in Booth, D. and Neelands, J., eds. Writing in Role. Hamilton: Caliburn Publishers, 1998.

 

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