Drama

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Voices of the Land

The Seed Savers and Other Plays

By Katherine Koller; Introduction by Anne Nothof
Athabasca University Press

In this collection of four plays by Katherine Koller, the Canadian prairie drives and intensifies the actions of the human characters.

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Performing New Lives

Prison Theatre

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Performing New Lives draws together some of the most original and innovative programs in contemporary prison theatre. Leading prison theatre directors and practitioners discuss the prison theatre experience first-hand, and offer valuable insights. It is essential reading for drama therapists, theatre artists, prison educators and academics.

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Nightwood Theatre

A Woman’s Work Is Always Done

Athabasca University Press

Scott explores the history of Nightwood Theatre, the longest-running and most influential women's theatre company in Canada, a provider of opportunities for women theatre artists.

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Ten Premiere Plays from Walterdale Playhouse

Edited by Robin Whittaker
Athabasca University Press

This collection commemorates Walterdale’s 50th anniversary and highlights the social and artistic significance of amateur theatre practice in Canada by drawing together significant plays by acclaimed and emerging Canadian playwrights, detailed introductions, and archival production photographs.

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Playing the Other

Dramatizing Personal Narratives in Playback Theatre

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is an exploration and critique of 'playback theatre', a form of improvised theatre in which a company of performers spontaneously enact autobiographical stories told to them by members of the audience. With more than ten years' experience with Playback Theatre York, the author introduces the reader to the basics of playback theatre.

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Reminiscence Theatre

Making Theatre from Memories

By Pam Schweitzer; Introduction by Faith Gibson
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a comprehensive guide to the nature, practice and therapeutic effects of reminiscence theatre. Drawing on examples from real-life case studies, Pam Schweitzer provides practical advice on the process of taking an oral history, creating from it a written script and developing that into a dramatic production, on whatever scale.

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