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Imizamo Yethu – ‘our efforts’ to Engage Through Theatre

Veronica Baxter

Katharine E. Low is a lecturer in Applied Theatre and Community Performance at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, UK. She has previously researched and facilitated practice in Tanzania and South Africa with specific reference to sexual health and local responses to HIV/AIDS prevention, as well as working with HIV+ refugee women in Manchester. 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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... working with young children, very little English was spoken. Neither of us spoke good Xhosa, but we resolved to manage with the help of the older children. On further investigation it emerged that the Imizamo Yethu library was used by South...

History and Origins of Theatre for Development

Applied Theatre: Development

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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... 2005; Tim Prentki and Sheila Preston (eds), The Applied Theatre Reader. London and New York :...

The Author

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Tim Crouch

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Oberon Books, 2009

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Roles: Total (4), Female (1), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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... The Author tells the story of another play: a violent, shocking and abusive play written by a playwright called Tim Crouch and performed at the Royal Court Theatre. It charts the effect that play had on the two actors who...

Adler & Gibb

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Tim Crouch

~playauthor~Written by~ Tim Crouch

Oberon Books, 2014

Oberon Modern Plays

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Acts: 3, Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (2)

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... uncompromising voice of their generation’. With Adler’s death in 2004, however, the compromise began. Adler & Gibb tells the story of a raid – on a house, a life, a reality and a legacy. The play takes Tim Crouch’s fascination with form and marries it to a thrilling story of misappropriation....

The Ludic Box: Playful Alternatives from Guatemala for the World

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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... Certeau, Michel, de. The Practice of Everyday Life. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984Ibid., p. 139. The carnivalesque parades of Caja Lúdica are good examples of what de Certeau would call ‘spatial...

The Game of Identities: Intercultural Theatre in the Peruvian Amazon

Applied Theatre: Development

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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... : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, p.66. Fiction has this power to generate a distance in which, as stated by Tim Prentki and Jan Selman, the unsayable can be said thanks to the power of symbol and metaphor. ‘Theatre...

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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... good is devoured by deregulated private greed from which ordinary people are suffering in large measure today. This creed of privatization impacts profoundly upon those agencies and activities, such as TfD, which are concerned with promoting...

Theatre in Crisis: Moments of Beauty 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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Applied Theatre: Development

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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... Teachers Centre, 1989. and Ginny had helped me organize other teacher courses over many years. She was well connected in the Christchurch arts and education communities. I asked if she thought it would be a good idea...
... on her dress. She does not know what is happening. She is told to go home and ask her mother. They explore what it is the mother could have said, if only the clock would wind back. They talk about what a good mother could do, should do....
... However, it was striking that alongside the negative descriptions in these initial questionnaires were other, more positive, impressions, such as the idea that the school was ‘friendly’ and ‘happy’ and that it was good to have the link....