Applied Drama: The Gift of Theatre (Theatre and Performance by Helen Nicholson

By Helen Nicholson

Applied Drama bargains an perception into theatre-making that happens in groups the world over. It considers the function of artists who paintings in tough settings, together with prisons, faculties, hostels for the homeless, care houses for the aged and in the street. during this up-to-date moment version, Helen Nicholson offers shiny new examples of perform, and addresses twenty-first century matters in regards to the environments within which utilized theatre happens.

Ideal for college kids and practitioners, this energetic learn poses severe questions about the aesthetics and ethics of utilized theatre. It invitations debate concerning the social position of theatre, and explores how interventionist theatre could preserve its radicalism in an more and more globalized world.

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