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Joy Of Drama
"She uses a Kinaesthetic approach, which involves the use of all the five senses, and ensures that the child learns faster and retains better."
"Drama in schools should not be limited to just founder's day celebrations."
Vaishali is an actor, drama-in-education expert & entrepreneur. She has performed in several theatre productions with Actor Factor Theatre Company. She founded Joy Of Drama in 2015, a fast growing drama and life skills training organization with centres across India and a number of successful online programs.
Vaishali is one of the few theatre practitioners who have trained extensively in both the traditional and the contemporary forms. In addition to training under the Manipuri physical theatre masters Sabitri Devi and Late Heisnam Kanhailal, she has formally trained in Drama & Speech and has subsequently been awarded the ‘Associate of Trinity College London – (ATCL) Diploma with Distinction’ and 'Licentiate of Trinity College London - (LTCL) Diploma with Merit' in Speech & Drama and Performance Arts respectively. She has attended the Shakespeare Summer School at the Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art (RADA), London and completed the Professional Development Program in Drama-In-Education at the University Of Dublin, Ireland.
She attended the IDIERI (International Drama in Education Research Institute) Conference 2022 at the University Of Warwick and was a speaker at the Dorothy Heathcote Now Conference 2022 at the University College London. Her paper titled 'My Work & Dorothy' was published in the NATD (National Association for the Teaching of Drama, UK) Journal, Issue 36.1.
Vaishali is a member of the ISTA (International School Theatre Association).
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