PechaKucha Presentation

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Sarah Zahid

Dramatics Instructor, LGS JT Girls branch in Lahore

Chota Mota Theatre


Sarah Zahid lives, works and overworks in Lahore. She is a 2007 printmaking graduate from National College of Arts, Lahore and has continued her art practice on and off through the years. She has taught Art history at PIFD for 5 years while alongside teaching theatre at the LGS JT, Junior and Middle school for girls from 2010 to date. In 2014 she co-founded her non-profit theatre company with her husband, called ‘Chota Mota Theatre’ which lives by the slogan of ‘theatre of the people, for the people, by the people’ as they want to spread theatre and its power to all ages, ethnicities and communities. She also writes art reviews and essays for Nigaah Art magazine and maintains her blog which voices her thoughts on child development, psychology and pedagogy through her personal research and study as well as her experiences as a teacher, a mother of two, a Pakistani female and a believer in never to give up.

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Dallas Black Dance Theatre


Ann Williams talks about the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, a performance and learning center, walking us through its various programs, and highlighting some of the shows it has hosted. (in English)

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From Theatre to Digital to Digital Theatre!

@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Owen Brierley talks about his career in theatre and digital media, starting with his beginning days in improvisation and musical theater, and moving into digital media and mashups, with collaborations between artists in different mediums, and unconventional theater experiences.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 13, 2013.

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Theatre From...The Palm of Your Hand?

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 25, 2014

One theatre company's efforts to use the principles behind mobile and social media to engage a new generation of audience.

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Suspending Disbelief

@ VOL 130 ON NOV 25, 2015

"It's not to find an economic solution. It's about the desire to be part of a movement."

In "Suspending Disbelief" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 130, James Sutherland shines a spotlight the theatre research and production engine known as CITA - International Centre for Theatre Arts, of which he is the Artistic Director. Here he passionately shares the driving philosophy of CITA reflecting on the challenges and successes of creating a multi-cultural theatre company based in Japan.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, December 4th, 2015.  

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That was 2015

@ VOL 23 ON DEC 01, 2015

Performer and drama worker, Kim Hackleman, shares the Belgrade Theatre's journey through the 50th anniversary year of the theatre's invention of the ground-breaking, internationally renowned technique of Theatre in Education, which placed experiential drama work exploring social, historical and policitical life questions into schools in the early 1960s.

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The Arcada Theatre with Onesti Entertainment

@ VOL 4 ON AUG 11, 2016

In 2005, Ron Onesti took over the Arcada Theatre, a 900-seat vaudeville theater in St. Charles, Illinois, that opened 90 years ago, in 1926. He restored the theatre to its original splendor and now uses it to showcase local and national talent in the far western suburbs of Chicago. The Arcada Theatre is now the No. 1 live-music venue in the Midwestern United States with more than 200 shows annually.

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Synergy Theatre Project

@ VOL 29 ON OCT 11, 2016

Established in 2000, Synergy Theatre Project works towards rehabilitation and resettlement with prisoners, ex-prisoners and young people at risk of offending through theatre and related activities whilst placing the wider issues surrounding criminal justice in the public arena. Neil Grutchfield presents his experience working with the project as New Writing Manager. 

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Theatre Spaces

@ VOL 7 ON JUN 15, 2017

"I wanted to see what the already existed in the world as non-traditional but permanent performance space as inspiration for alternative space where drama can exist."

In Theatre Spaces from PeckaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol. 7, Walter Hall shares his passion for performance, examining a plethora of theatre spaces throughout history and across the globe. He explains the evolution of theatre venues from the ancient Greeks to modern day Macau and how performance space can affect the plays occurring in them. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 20th, 2017. 

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Breaking the Mold of Classic Theatre

@ VOL 2 ON SEP 27, 2017

NATALIE SCARLETT is an English and drama teacher by day and a theatrical director, writer and all around creative person all the time, especially at night. A tireless teacher, Natalie proudly coaches debate, cultivates creative writing club and directs the non-musical theatre program.