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  1. Engaging Performance

    Theatre as call and response

    By Jan Cohen-Cruz

    Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response presents a combined analysis and workbook to examine "socially engaged performance." It offers a range of key practical approaches, exercises, and principles for using performance to engage in a variety of social and artistic projects. Author Jan...

    Published July 20th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Jana Sanskriti

    Forum Theatre and Democracy in India

    By Sanjoy Ganguly

    Jana Sanskriti Centre for the Theatre of the Oppressed, based in West Bengal, is probably the largest and longest lasting Forum Theatre operation in the world. It was considered by Augusto Boal to be the chief exponent of his methodology outside of its native Brazil. This book is a unique...

    Published April 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Dramatherapy and Social Theatre

    Necessary Dialogues

    Edited by Sue Jennings

    Dramatherapy and Social Theatre: Necessary Dialogues considers the nature of drama, theatre and dramatherapy, examining how dramatherapy has evolved over the past decade and how the relationship between dramatherapy and social theatre has developed as a result. In this book Sue Jennings brings...

    Published June 21st 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Applied Theatre Reader

    Edited by Tim Prentki, Sheila Preston

    The Applied Theatre Reader is the first book to bring together new case studies of practice by leading practitioners and academics in the field and beyond, with classic source texts from writers such as Noam Chomsky, bell hooks, Mikhail Bakhtin, Augusto Boal, and Chantal Mouffe. This book divides...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Young People, New Theatre

    A Practical Guide to an Intercultural Process

    By Noël Greig

    Young People, New Theatre is a ‘how-to’ book; exploring and explaining the process of collaborating creatively with groups of young people across cultural divides. Organized into exercises, case studies and specific topics, this book plots a route for those wishing to put this kind of theatre into...

    Published June 25th 2008 by Routledge

  6. The Community Performance Reader

    Edited by Petra Kuppers, Gwen Robertson

    Community Performance: A Reader is the first book to provide comprehensive teaching materials for this significant part of the theatre studies curriculum. It brings together core writings and critical approaches to community performance work, presenting practices in the UK, USA, Australia...

    Published February 15th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Community Performance: An Introduction

    By Petra Kuppers

    Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance and theatre. It is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the practitioner, perfectly answering the needs of a field where...

    Published February 13th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Community Theatre

    Global Perspectives

    By Eugene van Erven

    Community theatre is an important device for communities to collectively share stories, to participate in political dialogue, and to break down the increasing exclusion of marginalised groups of citizens. It is practised all over the world by growing numbers of people. Published at the same time...

    Published July 30th 2003 by Routledge