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Shakespeare in Yosemite

Applied Theatre in a National Park

Katherine Steele Brokaw and Paul Prescott

themes relating to ecological crisis and to prompt individual and collective action in its audience. In what follows, we will briefly outline our methods for creating and analysing this kind of applied theatre; describe how these performances are

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A World Elsewhere

Documentary Representations of Social Shakespeare

Susanne Greenhalgh

deprived, often ethnic communities, or those in need of therapeutic interventions, such as soldiers post-conflict or those with learning disabilities. As Sheila Preston observes while considering the ‘ethics of representation’ in applied theatre, ‘such

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Getting It on Its Feet

Exploring the Politics and Process of Shakespeare outside the Traditional Classroom

Karl Falconer

of what it is to be human’. Writing of the work of applied theatre practitioners, Monica Prendergast and Juliana Saxton characterize issue-based, socially focused theatre as being performed ‘by actors who are intentionally hidden behind the mask of

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Robert Shaughnessy

Stratford-upon-Avon in March 2018. The first event of its kind in the United Kingdom, the symposium drew together scholars, service professionals, practitioners and participants in Shakespeare and applied theatre (an umbrella term for a range of performance

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Shakespeare's Fools

A Piece in a Peacebuilding Mosaic

Maja Milatovic-Ovadia

. His is an art of survival, not of tragedy’. 29 This notion of survival through folly could correspond with Thompson's advocacy of affect instead of effect as the main focus of applied theatre practices in war and post-war settings. Thompson

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Rowan Mackenzie

Life , trans. Stuart Elden and Gerald Moore (London: Continuum, 2004), 60. 6 The mission statements of many applied theatre companies articulate their desire to enhance life skills, encourage learning and open up new opportunities to their

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Lisen Dellenborg and Margret Lepp

project, is inspired by Augusto Boal’s (1992 ) concept of forum theatre. Forum theatre was developed explicitly as a medium for social change. It is a pedagogical form of applied theatre in which the audience members, who are referred to as the ‘spect

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Heather Fitzsimmons Frey

in Schools .” Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance 18 , no. 2 : 155 – 167 . doi: 10.1080/13569783.2013.787254 10.1080/13569783.2013.787254 Lather , Patti . 2008 . “ Getting Lost: Critiquing across

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Beyond Colonial Tropes

Two Productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Palestine

Samer Al-Saber

production, see Rand Hazou, ‘Dreaming of Shakespeare in Palestine’, Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance 20, no. 2: 139–54, 2015 33 Hans Schmidt, personal interview, 25 August 2011, Ramallah. 34 Volkmar Claus

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Challenging Hegemonic Patriarchy

A Feminist Reading of Arab Shakespeare Appropriations

Safi M. Mahfouz

), 165. 63 Rand Hazou, ‘Dreaming of Shakespeare in Palestine’, Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance 20, no. 2 (2015), 5. 64 William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream , ed. Trevor Griffiths (Cambridge