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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 30 new and published books in the subject of Community Theatre — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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 18th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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 14th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. The Aesthetics of the Oppressed

    By Augusto Boal

    Augusto Boal's workshops and theatre exercises are renowned throughout the world for their life-changing effects. At last this major director, practitioner, and author of many books on community theatre speaks out about the subjects most important to him – the practical work he does with...

    Published March 21st 2006 by Routledge

  6. A Boal Companion

    Dialogues on Theatre and Cultural Politics

    Edited by Jan Cohen-Cruz, Mady Schutzman

    This carefully constructed and thorough collection of theoretical engagements with Augusto Boal’s work is the first to look ’beyond Boal’ and critically assesses the Theatre of the Opressed (TO) movement in context. A Boal Companion looks at the cultural practices which inform TO and explore them...

    Published December 7th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Electoral Guerrilla Theatre

    Radical Ridicule and Social Movements

    By L.M. Bogad

    Across the globe, in liberal democracies where the right to vote is framed as both civil right and civic duty, disillusioned creative activists run for public office on sarcastic, ironic and iconoclastic platforms. With little intention of 'winning' in the conventional sense, they use drag, camp...

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Augusto Boal

    By Frances Babbage

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    The work of Augusto Boal has had a tremendous impact on contemporary theatre. This volume looks at the scope of Boal's career - from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his groundbreaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the Oppressed...

    Published October 6th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Gorilla Theater

    A Practical Guide to Performing the New Outdoor Theater Anytime, Anywhere

    By Christopher Carter Sanderson

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 17th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Games for Actors and Non-Actors

    2nd Edition

    By Augusto Boal

    Games for Actors and Non-Actors is the classic and best selling book by the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, Augusto Boal. It sets out the principles and practice of Boal's revolutionary Method, showing how theatre can be used to transform and liberate everyone – actors and non-actors...

    Published August 21st 2002 by Routledge