Applied Theatre with Youth (Heftet)

Education, Engagement, Activism

Serie: Applied Theatre in Context 

Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2021
Antall sider: 258
Forlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
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ISBN/EAN: 9780367483326
Kategori: Pedagogikk
Omtale Applied Theatre with Youth
Applied Theatre with Youth is a collection of essays that highlight the value and efficacy of applied theatre with young people in a broad range of settings, addressing challenges and offering concrete solutions.


This book tackles the vital issues of our time-including, among others, racism, climate crisis, gun violence, immigration, and gender-fostering dialogue, promoting education, and inciting social change. The book is divided into thematic sections, each opening with an essay addressing a range of questions about the benefits, challenges, and learning opportunities of a particular type of applied theatre. These are followed by response essays from theatre practitioners, discussing how their own approach aligns with and/or diverges from that of the initial essay. Each section then ends with a moderated roundtable discussion between the essays' authors, further exploring the themes, issues, and ideas that they have introduced.


With its accessible format and clear language, Applied Theatre with Youth is a valuable resource for theatre practitioners and the growing number of theatre companies with education and community engagement programs. Additionally, it provides essential reading for teachers and students in a myriad of fields: education, theatre, civic engagement, criminal justice, sociology, women and gender studies, environmental studies, disability studies, ethnicity and race studies.

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