performing impact

work in progress

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

what the research says about community arts and its impact

There is widespread agreement among researchers that community arts have a range of benefits (1-3). In this post we look at what the research says, and what some people now … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

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