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Module Reading List

Applied Theatre Practices, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Dr Adam Strickson
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core readings

Boal, A. (2002). Games for Actors and non-Actors. Translated by Adrian Jackson. London:  


Prendergast, M. & Saxton, J. (eds.) (2009). Applied Theatre: International Case Studies and Challenges for Practice Bristol: Intellect 

Rohd, M. (1998). Theatre for community, conflict & dialogue : the Hope is Vital training manual ISBN: 0325000026 Portsmouth: Heinemann.  

General Readings:

Balfour, M. and Somers, J. (eds.) (2006). Drama as Social Intervention. Concord: Captus Press.  

Berry, K. (2000). The dramatic arts and cultural studies : educating against the grain teaching and thinking ISBN: 0815337272 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0815309317. London: Taylor & Francis.

Chambers, R (2002). Participatory workshops : a sourcebook of 21 sets of ideas and activities ISBN: 1853838624; 1853838632 (pbk). Earthscan.

Cohen-Cruz, J. (2015). Remapping performance : common ground, uncommon partners ISBN: 9781137366412 (e-book). Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Hahlo, R. & Reynolds, P. (2000). Dramatic events : how to run a successful workshop ISBN: 0571191614 (pbk). London: Faber.

Johnston, C. (1998). House of games : making theatre from everyday life ISBN: 1854593099 (pbk). London Nick Hern books.  

Johnson, C. (2017) Disobedient theatre : alternative ways to inspire, animate and play . London: Bloomsbury.

Paul Murray (2015) The Epic Theatre Workshop: A Facilitator’s Manifesto. Research in drama education. . 20(3): pp. 353 – 356.

Digitised readings below. Use at any time if you wish or as directed in the 19 20 module handbook. These readings are especially useful in the first six weeks of the module:

Chris Johnston House of Games pp. 55-60  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 28/09/2018) 

Chris Johnston House of Games pp. 61 – 80  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Chris Johnston House of Games pp. 81 – 106  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 28/09/2018) 

Rohd, M. (1998). Theatre for community, conflict & dialogue : the Hope is Vital training manual . Portsmouth: Heinemann. pp 112 - 127.  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 28/09/2018) 

This list was last updated on 14/10/2019