Applied Theatre

International Case Studies and Challenges for Practice

Edited by Monica Prendergast and Juliana Saxton

Applied Theatre

Edited by Monica Prendergast and Juliana Saxton

Distributed for Intellect Ltd

224 pages | 7 x 9 | © 2009
Paper $35.50 ISBN: 9781841502816 Published March 2010

Applied Theatre is the first collection to assist practitioners and students in developing critical frameworks for their own community-based theatrical projects. The editors draw on thirty case studies in applied theatre from fifteen countries—covering a wide range of disciplines, from theatre studies to education, medicine, and law—and collect essential readings to provide a comprehensive survey of the field. Infused with a historical and theoretical overview of practical theatre, Applied Theatre offers clear developmental approaches and models for practical application.

Contents

Acknowledgements

 

Preface: What is this book about?

Part One: Theories, History and Practices of Applied Theatre

 

Chapter One: Theories and History of Applied Theatre

Chapter Two: Practices of Applied Theatre

Part Two: The Landscape of Applied Theatre

Chapter Three: Theatre in Education (TIE)

Chapter Four: Popular Theatre

Chapter Five: Theatre of the Oppressed (TO)

Part Three: The Locations of Applied Theatre

 

Chapter Six: Theatre in Health Education (THE)

Chapter Seven: Theatre for Development (TfD)

Chapter Eight:  Prison Theatre

Chapter Nine: Community-based Theatre

Chapter Ten: Museum Theatre

Chapter Eleven: Reminiscence Theatre

Part Four: Challenges for Practice

 

Chapter Twelve: Participation, Ethics, Aesthetics and Assessment

Afterword: Reflection

Bibliography

Index

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