Theatre in Education - Unspeakable
Student evaluations were given to all students who saw Unspeakable
This is an example of collated responses from one school.
 
1) What was the most memorable moment from the play? Why did you find this moment memorable?

1
- When the victim went in to more detail because that got me thinking what if I was in that situation
2 - When nobody believed the rape victims
3 - My most memorable bit was the breaks they took to tell those true stories
4 - The discussion
5 - The most memorable part of the play was the Asylum woman. Before I had a stereotypical view of Asylum Seekers
through TV aaaand newspapers but it totally changed my mind
6 - Who wants to be a millionaire
7 - The facts because they were very shocking
8 - When the victim got raped
9 - When no one believed the rape victims because it shows that there are some rapists who are getting away with it
10 - The most memorable moment was probably the song because it was a bit repetitive (but good!)
11 - Who wants to be a millionaire
12 - It was the part when the woman was talking about coming from another country and how she was raped because it
was the most aaa emotional scene
13 - The song at the beginning - it put across a lot of opinions many people may have especially when people may have witnessed aaaaany type of sexual violence
14 - Who wants to be a millionaire
15 - The things that stayed in my head were the true stories and the facts
16 - The moment when she admitted she got raped because it showed that she was brave
17 - The James Bond sequence because it stood out as more aggressive
18 - The beginning song, it was a great entrance to the play and really caught my attention for the rest
19 - When they all sang it was memorable because it was something new
20 - The James Bond sequence because it stood out as more aggressive
21 - When the women gave the speech as the asylum seeker - it was really deep
2) Were there any particular parts of the production that you did not understand or found unclear? Please explain why.

1 - I found the production very easy to understand
2 - No
3 - No - it was all clear
4 - No I understood everything
5 - No
6 - Blank
7 - What happened in the end because there was no clear resolution or finish
8 - When she got raped she did not explain herself clearly
9 - No
10 - Blank
11 - No
12 - No I understood the production
13 - No
14 - Blank
15 - No
16 - No
17 - No I understood mostly everything
18 - I understood everything very well - it was well explained and performed
19 - No
20 - No I understood it all
21 - I understood it
3) Do you consider this production to be useful? Why/Why Not?

1 - Yes very, because it lets you know the ways of dealing with situations like that
2 - Yes because it could help young people if they have been in that situation
3 - I find it useful as it opens people's eyes and challenges people's definitions or rape
4 - Yes because it shows both sides of the story
5 - I found this production very useful because it makes you aware and you know there are people who are here to help
6 - yes - I now know what rape is
7 - I think it was useful because it provided a lot of facts that I did not previously know
8 - Yes very useful - because if in situation it could help
9 - It is very useful in that it teaches us that we are always in control of our body and what happens to it
10 - Yes because it talked about and showed issues that would not normally be ignored or taught badly in lessons that would not aaaainspire
11 - Yes because it will give me something to think about
12 - Yes so people can know about rape and the effect it has on people
13 - Yes it gave many different perspectives and opinions of rape
14 - Yes, I now know what rape is
15 - Yes I do because it is good for education and for young adults
16 - Yes because it helps open people's eyes
17 - Yes because you can be aware of other similar situations
18 - Yes because it helps me for the future
19 - I think it is useful. I think it is useful because I got some facts that I did not know before
20 - Yes I consider the production to be useful because it explains the play to people and explains that it is bad to have sex without aaaaconsent
21 - Yes, from the millionaire bit I learnt lots of facts
4) Which aspects of the workshops did you most enjoy and why?

1 - The group discussions because I found out views from other people
2 - The discussion because it was helpful
3 - The discussion as I got to hear other people's views and ideas
4 - The most enjoyable part of the play I liked was the discussion
5 - I most enjoyed the discussion because everyone had different views and it all came together
6 - Discussion on rape
7 - I thought the song was clever
8 - The discussion
9 - I enjoyed the singing because it was entertaining as well as well as showing what people think of the rape victims
10 - I enjoyed the discussion at the end because I got to hear other people's point of view
11 - Blank
12 - All of it
13 - The discussion was very informative
14 - The discussions
15 - I mostly enjoyed talking about the situation
16 - The bit where we talk to the characters
17 - The discussion, it raised some really good issues
18 - The conversations we had were great! I understood other people's views
19 - I liked the song because it was something different
20 - The discussion, it raised a lot of issues
21 - I enjoyed the song at the beginning, I like it when routines are slick
5) Did you find any part of the performance or workshop difficult? Please explain why.

1 - No
2 - No
3 - No
4 - No it was all very easy to understand
5 - No
6 - No
7 - No
8 - No
9 - No
10 - Blank
11 - Blank
12 - No
13 - No
14 - No
15 - No
16 - Blank
17 - Yes, the part when the actors come on the short break on millionaire show, I don't know the point of that
18 - No!
20 - No
21 - No
6) How did being in a mixed sex/single sex (delete as appropriate) make you feel? Would you have preferred working in a mixed sex or single sex group?

1 - Blank
2 - You get to see the boys would cope
3 - Being mixed sex is better I feel as you get to hear men's views which I think is important as most rapists are men
4 - I do not think it mattered very much
5 - No
6 - I don't mind
7 - Blank
8 - Blank
9 - I think it was good to be mixed because we talked about even the boys' view
10 - It was better being in a mixed group because we got all sides of arguments
11 - Blank
12 - Made me feel fine. No I would have not have girls
13 - It was good working in a mixed sex group as it enabled me to hear opinions of both sexes
14 - I don't mind
15 - I would prefer to be in a mixed sex group because it will be more interesting
16 - Blank
17 - Mixed sex
18 - It was fine because the boys are sensible!
19 - I felt fine about working in a mixed sex group
20 - It's ok mixed, nothing to hide
21 - Mixed is better
7) On a scale of 1 - 7 please indicate how effective the workshop was in exploring issues around sexual violence

Ineffective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very Effective

1 - Blank
2 - 6
3 - 5
4 - 4
5 - 7
6 - 5
7 - Blank
8 - 3
9 - 6
10 - 6
11 - 6
12 - 5
13 - 7
14 - 4
15 - 5
16 - Blank
17 - 7
18 - 6
19 - 5
20 - 5
21 - 5
8) On a scale of 1 - 7 how confident did you feel talking about issues surrounding sexual violence before the piece and the workshop?

Not at all confident 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very Confident
9) On a scale of 1 - 7 how confident might you feel talking about issues surrounding sexual violence after the piece and the workshop?

Not at all confident 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very Confident
Answers to Questions 8 & 9 - Student Confidence Before Session & Confidence After Session

1 Blank Blank
2 4 5
3 6 6
4 5 5
5 7 7
6 7 6
7 Blank Blank
8 4 3
9 6 7
10 4 6
11 4 7
12 3 5
13 4 6
14 7 7
15 7 6
16 Blank Blank
17 5 5
18 Blank Blank
19 7 7
20 7 7
21 7 7
10) Were there any other issues that you would have liked to explore?

1 - Blank
2 - Not really
3 - Probably the impact of rape on the victims friends and family
4 - Blank
5 - No
6 - Sex diseases
7 - Blank
8 - No
9 - Blank
10 - Marital and drug rape and the cases if male conviction that were wrong
11 - Blank
12 - No
13 - The issue of 'rape' drug and what a women experiences then
14 - No
15 - Media
16 - Blank
17 - Blank
18 - Blank
19 - No
20 - Blank
21 - No
11) Any further comments

1 - Blank
2 - No
3 - Good play, an eye opener, needs more development
4 - Blank
5 - Thankful for the actors coming in
6 - It was good and educational. Thank you for coming to my school.
7 - Blank
8 - Blank
10 - The performance was very good!!!
11 - Blank
12 - Blank
13 - No
14 - The workshop and performance were very useful and interesting. I thoroughly enjoyed them.
15 - Thanks for teaching me the ways.
16 - Blank
17 - Blank
18 - Thank you for the production
19 - Blank
20 - No
21 - Blank
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