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Applied drama : the gift of theatre / Helen Nicholson.

By: Nicholson, Helen, 1958- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Theatre and performance practicesPublisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Edition: 2nd edDescription: ix, 210 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781137003959 (paperback); 9781137003966 (hardback)Subject(s): Theater and society | PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General | PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Direction & Production | PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / History & CriticismDDC classification: 792.01 LOC classification: PN2049 | .N53 2014Other classification: PER011000 | PER011010 | PER011020 Online resources: Cover image
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: -- Acknowledgements -- General Editors' Preface -- 1. An Introduction to Applied Drama, Theatre and Performance -- PART I: PARTICIPATION AND PRAXIS -- 2. The Practice of Citizenship -- 3. Pedagogies, Praxis and Performance -- PART II: NARRATIVES AND NARRATIVITY -- 4. Narrative and the Gift of Storytelling -- 5. Community Narratives: Space, Place and Time -- PART III: CREATIVITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE -- 6. Creativity and Social Intervention -- 7. Human Rights in Performance -- PART IV: EPILOGUE -- 8. The Gift of Theatre -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: "Applied Drama offers an insight into theatre-making that takes place in communities across the world. It considers the role of artists who work in challenging settings, including prisons, schools, hostels for the homeless, care homes for the elderly and on the street. In this updated second edition, Helen Nicholson provides vivid new examples of practice, and addresses twenty-first century concerns about the environments in which applied theatre takes place. Ideal for students and practitioners, this lively study poses critical questions about the aesthetics and ethics of applied theatre. It invites debate about the social role of theatre, and explores how interventionist theatre might maintain its radicalism in an increasingly globalized world"--
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-205) and index.

Machine generated contents note: -- Acknowledgements -- General Editors' Preface -- 1. An Introduction to Applied Drama, Theatre and Performance -- PART I: PARTICIPATION AND PRAXIS -- 2. The Practice of Citizenship -- 3. Pedagogies, Praxis and Performance -- PART II: NARRATIVES AND NARRATIVITY -- 4. Narrative and the Gift of Storytelling -- 5. Community Narratives: Space, Place and Time -- PART III: CREATIVITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE -- 6. Creativity and Social Intervention -- 7. Human Rights in Performance -- PART IV: EPILOGUE -- 8. The Gift of Theatre -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

"Applied Drama offers an insight into theatre-making that takes place in communities across the world. It considers the role of artists who work in challenging settings, including prisons, schools, hostels for the homeless, care homes for the elderly and on the street. In this updated second edition, Helen Nicholson provides vivid new examples of practice, and addresses twenty-first century concerns about the environments in which applied theatre takes place. Ideal for students and practitioners, this lively study poses critical questions about the aesthetics and ethics of applied theatre. It invites debate about the social role of theatre, and explores how interventionist theatre might maintain its radicalism in an increasingly globalized world"--

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