Ms. CHAN Yuk Lan, Phoebe (陳玉蘭)
Senior Lecturer/Programme Coordinator, Hong Kong Art School
Chan Yuk Lan, Phoebe has extensive experience in a rich array of drama education and applied theatre practices. Throughout the years, she has collaborated with various organisations in creating stage works, performance, teaching, research and facilitator training. Besides teaching award-bearing programmes on applied theatre and drama education at Hong Kong Art School, she also coordinates many outreach projects for the school like the Hong Kong School Drama Festival, projects on using drama in English classrooms and in guidance and discipline works for the Education Bureau, as well as collaborating with Oxfam in the use of drama in global citizenship education.
Phoebe graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, received a Master’s Degree in Drama in Education from the University of Central England in Birmingham, and is currently a PhD candidate at Griffith University, Australia. She was a founding member of Hong Kong Drama/Theatre and Education Forum, and now serves as the Chairperson of its Board of Directors.
Phoebe has been invited to speak at international conferences and conduct workshops in many overseas cities, and her works have been widely published locally and internationally. Recent publications include “Drama and Global Citizenship Education: Planting Seeds of Social Conscience and Action (in How Drama Activates Learning, Bloomsbury, 2013), and “Fluorescent Raincoat into Yellow Umbrella: Social Responsibility as Embodied Experience” (in Drama and Social Justice, Routledge, 2016).