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  • Reminiscence Theatreby Faith Gibson; Pam Schweitzer

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 36.95

    This book is a comprehensive guide to the nature, practice and therapeutic effects of reminiscence theatre. Drawing on examples from real-life case studies, Pam Schweitzer provides practical advice on the process of taking an oral history, creating from it a written script and developing that into a dramatic production, on whatever scale. more...

  • Theatre as a Medium for Children and Young Peopleby Shifra Schonmann

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Presents a journey into the dual territory of educational and theatrical settings. This book advances the knowledge in these settings by touching upon questions, by dealing with the limitations and challenging the possibilities of theatre for young people. It fills the gap in the literature on theatre for young audiences. more...

  • Supporting Drama and Imaginative Play in the Early Yearsby Lesley Hendy; Lucy Toon

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 38.00

    Suitable for a range of practitioners working with young children, this book gives guidance on both the theory and the practical management of drama in the Early Years. The relationship between 'pretend play' and the cognitive and affective development of young children is emphasised, having much to inform us about the children in our care. more...

  • Contemporary Theatre in Educationby Roger Wooster

    Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00

    Theatre in Education emerged in the mid-sixties as a unique hybrid of performance and child-centred learning. Contemporary Theatre in Education charts the creation and adaptation of this 'hybrid' through the changing political, economic and educational environment. It also takes a 'snapshot' of the TIE being created today, considering... more...

  • Young People, New Theatreby NoŽl Greig

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 37.95

    Young People, New Theatre is a ?how-to? book; exploring and explaining the process of collaborating creatively with groups of young people across cultural divides. Organized into exercises, case studies and specific topics, this book plots a route for those wishing to put this kind of theatre into practise. Born out of the hugely successful ?Contacting... more...

  • Messiahs of 1933by Joel Schechter

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 49.50

    Joel Schechter has rediscovered the funny and often politically-charged plays of the American Yiddish theatre of the 1930s. In Messiahs of 1933 he celebrates their satire, their radical imagination, and their commitment to social change. He introduces readers to the once-famous writers and actors?Moishe Nadir, David Pinski, Yosl Cutler, and others?who... more...

  • Stardust Lostby Stefan Kanfer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    In Stardust Lost , Stefan Kanfer brings the colorful Yiddish stage roaring back to life. Born of ancient traditions stretching back to the drama of the Old Testament, the Yiddish theater was a vibrant part of the immigrant experience. Kanfer invokes the energy, belief, and pure chutzpah it took to establish and run the thriving, influential theaters.... more...

  • Drama and Curriculumby John O'Toole; Madonna Stinson; Tiina Moore

    Springer 2009; US$ 179.00

    Investigates the long, complex and ambivalent shared history of drama (and theater) and education, formal and informal. This book describes key historical and contemporary figures and their influences on drama education practice, including the 'speech and drama' movement, drama- and theater-in-education, and drama therapy and psychodrama. more...

  • Creating Drama with 4-7 Year Oldsby Miles Tandy; Jo Howell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    This highly practical book gives you all the ideas you need to make drama an exciting, regular and integral part of your primary school?s KS1 curriculum. more...

  • Literary Ideas and Scripts for Young Playwrightsby Lisa Cobb

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 32.00

    This collection presents techniques for tapping a broad range of literary sources to inspire young writers. Drawing upon poetry, folk tales, story jokes, and more, Literary Ideas walks students in grades 3-8 through the process of creating new stories and developing them as scripts for choral readings, readers theatre, and classroom plays. The process... more...