By Helen Nicholson
Applied Drama deals an perception into theatre-making that happens in groups the world over. It considers the function of artists who paintings in difficult settings, together with prisons, colleges, hostels for the homeless, care houses for the aged and in the street. during this up to date moment variation, Helen Nicholson presents shiny new examples of perform, and addresses twenty-first century issues in regards to the environments within which utilized theatre occurs.
Ideal for college students and practitioners, this full of life research poses serious questions about the aesthetics and ethics of utilized theatre. It invitations debate concerning the social position of theatre, and explores how interventionist theatre may possibly preserve its radicalism in an more and more globalized world.
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Applied Drama: The Gift of Theatre (Theatre and Performance Practices) by Helen Nicholson