Author: O'Connor, Peter; O'Connor, B

Date: 2009

Publisher: Routledge

Type: Journal article

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Applied theatre is an umbrella term that defines theatre which operates beyond the traditional and limiting scope of conventional Western theatre forms. It is often characterised by work which deliberately engages in spaces or with groups of people where mainstream theatre still fears to tread. The boundaries between actors and spectators are puposefully blurred as all participants are involved as active theatre makers. Frequently, applied theatre is constructed as a response to social or political challenges and is seen as a process where difference and change can be wrought through its making. ...

Citation: ["RiDE: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance 14(4):471-477 2009"]

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