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Friday, September 6 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Working Group Session 4: Applied and Social Theatre

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Theorising Horizons of Possibilities, Openings, and Futures in Applied Theatre Practice

Session Title: Futures: Education


Elaine Faull

Longevity, Reaction and Temporality: The after-life of school-based theatre performance in children’s minds, imagination and memory.  Applied and social theatre studies with young people often conclude that their findings have been limited by not being able to evaluate long-term... Read More →

Ava Hunt

Applied Theatre Practice: Preserving the Past Confronting the Present  Reflecting on the career of Theatre Centre’s Artistic Director David Johnston (1977-1986), this paper will investigate how their artist-led practice is a model from which contemporary practitioners can learn... Read More →

Karl Tizzard Kleister

Performing sympathetic presence: can drama open a space for developing person-centred care?  Broadly speaking, person-centred nursing (PCN)1 attempts to humanise nursing care, which has been reported to falter due to failings such as unsatisfactory patient-practitioner interactions.2... Read More →

Jennifer Kitchen

The Power of Play in Theatre Education: Past framings, future potential.  Responding to the ASTWG’s provocation to understand our past in order to shape our future, this paper considers the legacy of theories of play in drama and theatre education, shares a recent use of playfulness... Read More →

Paul Sutton and Max Dean

Solvitur ambulando: Using Applied theatre and psychogeography to solve the real through digital landscapes.   This paper presents C&T’s work combining psychogeography and applied theatre methodologies in three of the company’s Online Distance Learning (ODL) applications.  C&T... Read More →

Friday September 6, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm BST
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