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Survival

Chris Johnston

Chris Johnston is a theatre theatre director and playwright. He is the Director of Fluxx, the improvisation company, and Co-Director of Rideout and Livestock. He is the author of House of Games, The Improvisation Game and For Those Who Like To Say No. He has taught at a range of colleges and institutions including University of Warwick and Staffordshire University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disobedient Theatre : Alternative Ways to Inspire, Animate and Play

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...The cultivating of broader and longer-term productive relations with a spectator constituency In this section there’s a focus on how artists look to create relationships with constituencies in such a way that can assist...
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...Take an unforgettable ride with the classic sketches that helped make this America’s foremost comedy troupe. The Second City lampoons every aspect of modern American life, with brilliant improvised sketches on subjects ranging from salad...
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...In the mid-1950’s, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating the communist influence in the entertainment industry. This searing docudrama from actual transcripts of the hearings reveals how decent people were persuaded...
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...Take an unforgettable ride with the classic sketches that helped make this America’s foremost comedy troupe. The Second City lampoons every aspect of modern American life, with brilliant improvised sketches on subjects ranging from salad...

Some Principles

Chris Johnston

Chris Johnston is a theatre theatre director and playwright. He is the Director of Fluxx, the improvisation company, and Co-Director of Rideout and Livestock. He is the author of House of Games, The Improvisation Game and For Those Who Like To Say No. He has taught at a range of colleges and institutions including University of Warwick and Staffordshire University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disobedient Theatre : Alternative Ways to Inspire, Animate and Play

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...Which are those drivers that characterize a rebellious, subversive theatre practice? 1. Defiance Explores current and recent examples of political and cultural defiance in theatre; an attempted...
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...Take an unforgettable ride with the classic sketches that helped make this America’s foremost comedy troupe. The Second City lampoons every aspect of modern American life, with brilliant improvised sketches on subjects ranging from salad...

A Difficult Fit: The Economic Actions of FM Theatre Power in Hong Kong

Molly Mullen

Molly Mullen is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Theatre at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work. She has produced theatre education, youth theatre and community arts projects in the UK and New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bonnie Y. Y. Chan

Bonnie Y. Y. Chan

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Applied Theatre: Economies

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...Hong Kong theatre company FM Theatre Power 好戲量 (FMTP) engages in an array of creative, organizational and financial activities to sustain their work in a political and economic system to which they are ideologically opposed. At the same...

Waiting on a Miracle: The Precarious State of the Everyday in Applied Theatre

Peter O’Connor

Dr. Peter O’Connor is Associate Professor and the Director of the Critical Research Unit in Applied Theatre at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His research interests centre on the application of drama pedagogy within wider social justice or public education actions. His most recent work includes the development of the Teaspoon of Light Theatre Company as a response to the trauma of over 3000 earthquakes in Christchurch. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Briar O’Connor

Briar O’Connor

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Applied Theatre: Economies

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...Applied Theatre Consultants Ltd (ATCo) was established in 1999, with a focus on using theatre as a tool for learning, primarily within public health education campaigns. Its tagline is ‘Creating awareness and participation on issues...
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...Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people. Laying claim to parts of France and following an insult from the French...

The Waiting List

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Owen McCafferty

~playauthor~Written by~ Owen McCafferty

Nick Hern Books, 2002

NHB Modern Plays

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...The Waiting List is one of Owen McCafferty’s early monologue plays in which an unnamed male narrator frets that his name may be included on a paramilitary hit list. Set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles, our Catholic...