LESLEY CHRISTEN taught high school drama for over 40 years in Australia, Britain and Singapore. She has a Bachelor of Educational Studies (Newcastle University); a Dip. Ed.—majoring in Drama—(Melbourne University), an M.A. Theatre & Film Studies (UNSW) and completed courses in Drama/Documentary Script Writing and Video Production at the AFTRS. She has facilitated many workshops both in Australia and internationally and has been an HSC marker. Her previous book was Drama Skills for Life: A handbook for teachers.