Film & Performance Studies

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Dreaming in Canadian

South Asian Youth, Bollywood, and Belonging

UBC Press

Dreaming in Canadian explores the connections between the media and identity formation among young Canadians of South Asian origin.

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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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Breath in Action

The Art of Breath in Vocal and Holistic Practice

Foreword by Cicely Berry; Edited by Jane Boston and Rena Cook
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Breath in Action looks at the significance of breath to human life - not just the simple fact that if we stop breathing, we die, but also the more subtle ways in which our breath interacts with our voice and our being. Combining theory with practice, many of the chapters also offer clearly laid out breathing exercises and techniques.

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Transforming Tales

How Stories Can Change People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book reveals the true impact of stories on our lives and how stories can create feelings of hope, take away psychological distress and even stimulate the immune system. It contains over 90 short stories, and allows readers to understand the patterns storytellers use to captivate attention and how truths are often encapsulated in stories.

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Hot Thespian Action!

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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Music Therapy with Children and their Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The contributors describe their approaches to family work with different client groups. Their experiences demonstrate that involving the family in a child's music therapy can be beneficial for everyone, and that it is possible to address relationship issues within the family as part of the treatment.

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Integrated Team Working

Music Therapy as part of Transdisciplinary and Collaborative Approaches

Foreword by Julie Sutton; Edited by Karen Twyford and Tessa Watson
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors explain the development of the music therapist's role within the multidisciplinary team and discuss the prevalence of collaborative partnerships between UK music therapists and other professionals such as occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, psychologists, physiotherapists and other arts therapists.

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Melody in Music Therapy

A Therapeutic Narrative Analysis

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Gudrun Aldridge and David Aldridge explore the concept of melody within its historical context and investigate current theories of melody. They make recommendations for choosing an appropriate method of analysing melodic improvisation, and utilise case studies to demonstrate these analyses in practice.

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The Individualized Music Therapy Assessment Profile

IMTAP

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The IMTAP is an in-depth assessment protocol developed by a team of six experienced music therapists. Designed for use in pediatric and adolescent settings, it provides a clear profile of each client over time. The accompanying CD-ROM allows the therapist to store client details, and to create charts showing progress and areas to work on.

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Dying, Bereavement and the Healing Arts

Edited by Gillie Bolton
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book describes a range of successful programmes pioneered by artists, writers, nurses, musicians, therapists, social workers, and chaplains in palliative care settings. These range from simple painting and writing activities to organized communal activities like writing and performing a play.

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