performing impact

work in progress

our first workshop

On the 27th and 28th September we will be hosting a two day workshop with our partners. We will be talking about their current evaluation practices and also working with … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

the university and its regional communities: our project in context

Part of why as a project team we were drawn to this scoping study in the first place is our joint interest in and commitment to exploring the positive role … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

how about authenticity and truth?

Leading on from thinking about representation, we’ve been discussing the issues around authenticity and truth in community theatre performances. When talking about how realistic a performance is, we might want … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

questions of representation

Closely related to the issue of recognition, which we have outlined on this blog, is the question of representation. Where recognition deals with the ways in which people may see … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

the performance and the ‘audience’

Building from the definition we offered of community theatre as “theatre made by, and intended for, members of a community”, there are questions to be raised about the dynamic between … Continue reading

September 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

is ‘recognition’ a useful idea for community theatre?

We have observed and documented the ways in which community members make decisions during conversations with community theatre practitioners about how much they should say about their lives, how much … Continue reading

September 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

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