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Module Reading List

Applied Theatre Practices, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Dr Dani Abulhawa
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 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 16/09/2021