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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 29 new and published books in the subject of Community Theatre — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Nationalism and Youth in Theatre and Performance

    Edited by Victoria Pettersen Lantz, Angela Sweigart-Gallagher

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Nationalism and Youth in Theatre and Performance explores how children and young people fit into national political theatre and, moreover, how youth enact interrogative, patriotic, and/or antagonistic performances as they develop their own relationship with nationhood. Children are often seen as...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Hopes for Great Happenings (Routledge Revivals)

    Alternatives in Education and Theatre

    By Albert Hunt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When Albert Hunt joined the staff of the Regional College of Art, Bradford, in 1965, he found himself working mostly with ‘non-academic’ students on a fascinating range of games, projects and theatre events outside the main stream of exam-oriented education. In this title, first published in 1976,...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Theatre for Women’s Participation in Sustainable Development

    By Beth Osnes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Though development researchers have proven that the participation of women is necessary for effective sustainable development, development practitioners still largely lack culturally appropriate, gender-sensitive tools for including women, especially women living in poverty. Current tools used in...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Art, Culture and Enterprise (Routledge Revivals)

    The Politics of Art and the Cultural Industries

    By Justin Lewis

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this investigative overview of the politics of arts’ and cultural funding examines the question of public support for the arts. Looking at both popular commercial forms of culture, including radio, pop music and cinema, and the more traditional highbrow arts such as drama...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Learning Through Theatre

    The Changing Face of Theatre in Education, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Jackson, Chris Vine

    In the two decades since the publication of the second edition, Learning Through Theatre has further established itself as an indispensable resource for scholars, practitioners and educators interested in the complex interrelations between teaching and learning, the performing arts, and society at...

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Feminist Visions and Queer Futures in Postcolonial Drama

    Community, Kinship, and Citizenship

    By Kanika Batra

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    In this timely study, Batra examines contemporary drama from India, Jamaica, and Nigeria in conjunction with feminist and incipient queer movements in these countries. Postcolonial drama, Batra contends, furthers the struggle for gender justice in both these movements by...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Social Works

    Performing Art, Supporting Publics

    By Shannon Jackson

    ‘a game-changer, a must-read for scholars, students and artists alike’ – Tom Finkelpearl At a time when art world critics and curators heavily debate the social, and when community organizers and civic activists are reconsidering the role of aesthetics in social reform, this book makes explicit...

    Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 21st 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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