Community Performance An Introduction
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Description: Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance and theatre.nbsp;This book is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the practitioner, perfectly answering the needs of a field where teaching is orientated around practice. Offering a toolkit for students interested in running community arts groups, this book includes: international case-studies and first person stories by practitioners and participants sample exercises, both practical and reflective study questions excerpts of illustrative material from theorists and practitioners. This book can be used as a standalone text or together with its companion volume, Community Performance: A Reader , to provide an excellent introduction to the field of community arts practice. Petra Kuppers has drawn on her vast personal experience and a wealth of inspiring case studies tocreate a book that will engage and help to develop the reflective community arts practitioner.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
Copyright year: 2007
Publication date: 4/11/2007
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
1. Setting up a field What does community mean? What can art do? Performance/Performances 2. Remembering Histories Ritual/Performance/Public/Private Animator initiatives Identity politics and art Relational Aesthetics Folk art and community building Outsider art debates Cultural Contact In-set boxes to include: Boal, Laban, Brecht, Intercultural Experiments, Welfare State International 3. Setting up a group Making Contact Money Ecology Access Issues Publicity and Marketing Multiplicator Thinking Health and Safety The Law In-set boxes to include: disability, language and difference, working with children, Ethics and intercultural work PROCESSES 4. Finding Motivations: Images, Sounds, Tastes, Touches 5. Finding Motivations: Legends, Myths, New Stories 6. Finding Motivations: Working with existing texts/scripts Improvisation Processes/Memories/Public and Private Stories/Interarts Approaches/Activism, Politics, Didactics/Research 7. Leadership " Issues of Agency, Control, Openness Session Shapes Critique Models To Perform or Not? Alternative Sharings: Parades, Workshops, New Media 8. Building Sustainability Finding Audiences Finding Funders Expanding Impact Linking Projects Collaboration 9. Evaluations Qualitative/Quantitative Models Creative Approaches Setting up Evaluation Workshops with Participants and Funders/Providers In-set Boxes to include: Photo Evaluations, Making a Video, Questionnaires 10. Reflexive Practice: Taking Care of Yourself Health and Safety Personal Development Gift-Giving: Reciprocity Networks In-set Boxes to include: Descriptions of Existing Networks, Coalitions, Practitioners reflection on self-care