In-house Training, and Knowledge Resource Development
Shaizia is Theatre Professionals’ senior-most trainer and has been key in designing and writing much of the content for Theatre Professionals Education’s Using Drama for Learning Programme. She ran the pilot versions of this programme at Rustomjee Cambridge International School Mumbai and Heritage School Vasant Kunj Delhi. Everything Shaizia does embodies her love for children. She has taught Drama for 9 years, acquiring hands-on experience as a Drama Trainer and Therapist at several International Schools in Mumbai and Bangalore.
Shaizia has trained under Marc Weinblat, senior instructor -Theatre of the Oppressed, completed training in German Methods of Theatre Pedagogy, attended a series of Actor Studio Workshops with Roo Jhala, trained with Maya Rao to learn methods like “Teacher in Role”, done a puppet making and manipulation workshop with Anurupa Roy, and participated in a number of Theatre Professionals Acting Workshops, including the Intensive Drama Programme.
Shaizia also works as a puppeteer and runs puppetry workshops outside of school. While she teaches during the day, Shaizia also works on illustrations and graphic design. Shaizia has a BA(Hons) in Illustration from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK.