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PECI5602M
Module Reading List

Critical Concepts in Applied Theatre and Intervention, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr Sarah Bartley
s.bartley1@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Nicholson, H. (2005, or 2014 2nd ed). Applied Drama: The Gift of Theatre. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.  

Prentki, T. and Preston, S. (eds.) (2009). The Applied Theatre Reader. London: Routledge.  

Useful throughout

Hughes, J. & Nicholson, H. (eds.) (2016). Critical perspectives on applied theatre ISBN: 9781107642287 paperback; 9781107065048 hardback : £54.99. Cambridge:Cambridge University Press.

Thompson, J. (2006). Applied Theatre: Bewilderment and Beyond. Oxford: Peter Lang.

 

Seminar 1:

Nicholson, H. (2005, or 2014 2nd ed.). Applied Drama: The Gift of Theatre. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [see pp. 1 – 33. Available as ebook].    

Sally Mackey & Amanda Stuart Fisher (2011) Introduction to Rustom Bharucha's keynote lecture: Problematising applied theatre: a search for alternative paradigms, Research in drama education. ISSN: 1356-9783: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, 16:3, 365-384.

 

Seminar 2:

Thompson, J. & Schechner, R. (2004). ‘Why “Social Theatre”?’ TDR : The drama review. ISSN: 1054-2043. 48(3): pp. 11 -16.

Harpin, A. & Nicholson, H (2017) Introduction to Performance and participation : practices, audiences, politics ISBN: 9781137393166 (pbk.) : £21.99; 9781137393173 (hbk.) : £60.00. London: Palgrave, pp 1 - 16.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

McAvinchey, C. (2014) Performance and community : commentary and case studies ISBN: 9781408146422 (pbk.) : £16.99.
Intro pp.1 - 20 (McAvinchey)
or pp21 - 32 (Lois Weaver) 
  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 28/09/2018) 

Enrichment reading

Kershaw, B. (2007) Performance, community culture. In The community performance reader ISBN: 0415392314 (pbk.) : £18.99; 9780415392303 (hbk.) : £70.00; 0415392306 (hbk.) : £70.00; 9780415392310 (pbk.) : £18.99. Edited by P. Kuppers & G. Robertson. London: Routledge, pp. 77 – 96.

 

Seminar 3:

Bartley, S. (2017) Hard Labour & Punitive Welfare: The Unemployed Body at Work in Participatory Performance. Research in drama education. ISSN: 1356-9783  22(1): pp.62 – 75.

McAvinchey, C. (2009) “Is This the Play?”: Applied Performance in Pupil Referral Units. The Applied Theatre Reader, Edited by S. Preston & T. Prentki. London: Routledge, pp. 276 – 282. (available as ebook)    

Preston, S. (2011) ‘Back on Whose Track?': Reframing Ideologies of Inclusion and Misrecognition in a Participatory Theatre Project with Young People in London. Research in drama education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. 16(2): pp. 251 – 264.

 

Seminar 4:

Balfour, M. (2009) The Politics of Intention: Looking for a Theatre of Little Changes. Research in drama education: the Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. 14(3): pp. 347 – 359.

Salverson, J. (2001) Change on Whose Terms? Testimony and an Erotics of Injury. Theater. ISSN: 0161-0775, 31, pp. 119-125.

Thompson, J. (2009) The Ends of Applied Theatre: Incidents of Cutting and Chopping. In The Applied Theatre Reader, Edited by S. Preston & T. Prentki. London: Routledge, pp. 116 – 124.

 

Seminar 5:

Calvert, D. (2015) ‘Mind The Gap’ in British Theatre Companies: 1995-2014 ed. by Liz Tomlin pp. 127-152.

Conroy, C. (2009) ‘Disability: creative tensions between drama, theatre and disability arts’, RiDE: the Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. 14 (1), pp. 1-14 

Enrichment reading:

Kuppers, P. (2011) ‘Introduction’, Disability Culture and Community Performance: Find a Strange and Twisted ShapePalgrave, pp. 1-31.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

 

Seminar 6:

Preston, S. (2009) The Introduction to Transformation in The Applied Theatre Reader, pp. 303 - 306.   

Thompson, J. (2004) From the Stocks to the Stage: Prison Theatre and the Theatre of Prison. In M. Balfour (ed.) Theatre in Prison: Theory and Practice. Bristol: Intellect Book, pp.57 - 76.

Walsh, A. (2019) ‘Chapter 3: Trauma, Strategies and Tactics: Problems of Performance in Prison’, in Prison Cultures: Performance, Resistance, Desire. Bristol: Intellect Books.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva     

Seminar 7:

White, G. (2015) Applied theatre : aesthetics ISBN: 9781472513557 (pbk.); 9781472513878 (hardback). London Bloomsbury

(ebook)    

All read from the intro: pp. 22 – 49.

choose separate chapters.

 

Seminar 8:

Prentki, T. (2009) Introduction to Intervention in The Applied Theatre Reader, pp. 181- 183.

Thompson, J., Balfour, M., & Hughes, J. (2009) Introduction to Performance in place of war ISBN: 9781906497149 (hbk.) : £50.00; 1906497141 (hbk.) : £50.00, Chicago: Seagull Books, pp 1 - 24.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 

Seminar 9:

Emma Cox & Caroline Wake (2018) Envisioning asylum/engendering crisis: or, performance and forced migration 10 years on, Research in drama education. ISSN: 1356-9783: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, 23:2, 137-14.

 

Seminar 10:

Prentki, T. (2009) Applied Theatre in a Global Village. In The Applied Theatre Reader, pp. 363 – 368.    

Ong, A. (2018) The limits of access: the messy temporalities of hope and the negotiation of place, Research in drama education. ISSN: 1356-9783: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, 23:3, 467-478

This list was last updated on 12/09/2019