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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 32 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. 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

  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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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 26th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 14th 2007 by Routledge

  7. 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 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 8th 2005 by Routledge

  9. 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 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. 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 7th 2004 by Routledge