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...Age recommendation: 15+ (contains mature themes and references to racism) This production is an archival recording captured in 2016. An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present...

Conclusion—Puppet Exchanges and Regional Identity in George Town

Jennifer Goodlander

Jennifer Goodlander is an Associate Professor at Indiana University, USA—teaching in theatre and comparative literature and is Director of the Southeast Asian and ASEAN Studies Program. Her book, Women in the Shadows: Gender, Puppets, and the Power of Tradition in Bali was published in 2016. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on the relationship of tradition to modernity within Southeast Asian Societies. She also performs Balinese shadow puppetry in the US and internationally. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Puppets and Cities : Articulating Identities in Southeast Asia

Methuen Drama, 2019

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...Outside the Municipal Town Hall Building in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, stood a circle of about 140 sculpted bear statues (Figure 8.1). Each measured about six feet in height, and their arms were stretched up into the air as if holding...

Fool's Play or Juggling with Neoliberalism

Tim Prentki

Tim Prentki is Professor of Theatre for Development at the University of Winchester, UK, where he ran the MA in Theatre and Media as Development for many years. He is co-editor of The Applied Theatre Reader and author of The Fool in European Theatre. He writes regularly on Theatre for Development for academic journals throughout the world and is a member of the editorial board of Research in Drama Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Applied Theatre: Development

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...Culture The antagonism which I depicted above in the contrast between the dominant neo-liberal economic frame and the United Nations rights frame surfaces again when considering the relationship between development...

‘Producing The Scene’: The Evolution of the Director in British Theatre 1900–50

Rebecca D’Monté

Rebecca D’Monte is Senior Lecturer in Drama at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Her publications include Cool Britannia? British Political Drama in the 1990s, co-edited with Graham Saunders. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Theatre and Performance 1900–1950

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Claire Cochrane The idea of the director as a single authority figure with a distinctive set of skills evolved quite slowly in British theatre during the first half of the twentieth century. Every actor-manager of any importance since...

Part Four: Introduction

Stefan Aquilina

Stefan Aquilina is a lecturer within the Theatre Studies Department of the School of Performing Arts (University of Malta). His main area of research is Russian and early Soviet theatre, especially the work of Stanislavsky and Meyerhold. This particular research interest is developed through the application of critical theories on ‘everyday life’. Aquilina also runs a research project called ‘Performance Lineage: the Russian Tradition of Actor Training’ through a grant offered by the University of Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stanislavsky in the World : The System and its Transformations Across Continents

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...In between binaries and paradoxes: Stanislavsky in Africa Scholarship about theatre and performance in Africa is often framed in ways that overshadows actor training practices on the African continent. Recurrent themes around which...

Introduction

Tim Prentki

Tim Prentki is Professor of Theatre for Development at the University of Winchester, UK, where he ran the MA in Theatre and Media as Development for many years. He is co-editor of The Applied Theatre Reader and author of The Fool in European Theatre. He writes regularly on Theatre for Development for academic journals throughout the world and is a member of the editorial board of Research in Drama Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Applied Theatre: Development

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...This book is structured in two parts. The first part is conceived as a monograph which explores the origins, theories and practices of the applied theatre sub-genre which has come to be labelled Theatre for Development (TfD). It considers...

Researching Applied Arts through Ethnographic Performance: Perspectives from an African Context

Applied Practice : Evidence and Impact in Theatre, Music and Art

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...Postcolonial Africa is witnessing the renaissance of a vibrant performance culture that had been suppressed during decades of colonialism and apartheid. In its indigenous context, this theatrical heritage was one of the primary means...

Part One: Introduction

Stefan Aquilina

Stefan Aquilina is a lecturer within the Theatre Studies Department of the School of Performing Arts (University of Malta). His main area of research is Russian and early Soviet theatre, especially the work of Stanislavsky and Meyerhold. This particular research interest is developed through the application of critical theories on ‘everyday life’. Aquilina also runs a research project called ‘Performance Lineage: the Russian Tradition of Actor Training’ through a grant offered by the University of Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stanislavsky in the World : The System and its Transformations Across Continents

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...Contextualization of tradition and transmission processes The essays in this Part about the transmission of Stanislavskian practices in Europe offer an insightful reminder of the role which contextualization has in the study...

Capacity Building Theatre (and Vice Versa)

Applied Theatre: Development

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...This chapter explores the educational connections of Theatre for Development (TfD) and how the capacities to create, structure and manage the artistic forms and apply them in their contexts are generated. The chapter starts with a review...

Afterword: What Next for Theatre for Development?

Tim Prentki

Tim Prentki is Professor of Theatre for Development at the University of Winchester, UK, where he ran the MA in Theatre and Media as Development for many years. He is co-editor of The Applied Theatre Reader and author of The Fool in European Theatre. He writes regularly on Theatre for Development for academic journals throughout the world and is a member of the editorial board of Research in Drama Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Applied Theatre: Development

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...The contradiction that has dogged Theatre for Development (TfD) since its inception is that between social accommodation and social transformation. In either case the methods for developing the process may be similar but the intention...