Democratization as validation of applied theatre and vice versa

Johansson, Ola (2017) Democratization as validation of applied theatre and vice versa. Oxford Artistic and Practice Based Research Platform (2). pp. 153-164. ISSN 2399-5092

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In response to the challenge of validating the efficacy of applied theatre, the article argues that the assessment of external social impact and internal personal change should be complemented with the consideration of an integral efficacy of the very application of participatory performance projects. With examples of African community theatre and Palestinian political theatre, a case is made for prefigurative and democratising effects as validating factors in performance practices that stage and enact the very aims of its interventions.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts
Item ID: 23173
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Depositing User: Ola Johansson
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2017 12:27
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2019 07:41

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