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  • 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...

  • Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual: Exploring Forms of Political Theatreby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    In this fascinating volume, acclaimed theatre historian Erika Fischer-Lichte reflects on the role and meaning accorded to the theme of sacrifice in Western cultures as mirrored in particular fusions of theatre and ritual. Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual presents a radical re-definition of ritual theatre through analysis of performances as diverse as:... 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... more...

  • Jumpstart! Dramaby Teresa Cremin; Roger McDonald; Emma Goff; Louise Blakemore

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 24.95

    Jumpstart! Drama contains more than†forty engaging, practical, easy-to-do and highly motivating drama activities which will appeal to busy primary teachers who wish to enliven their practice and make more use of drama in line with the Framework for Literacy. All the activities connect to well-known texts, which are popular in primary classrooms,... 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...

  • Beginning Drama 4-11 third editionby Joe Winston; Miles Tandy

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95

    This third edition of Beginning Drama 4-11 is fully updated and revised in light of the renewed Framework for Teaching Literacy, and provides an introduction for early years and primary school teachers who are new to drama and for student teachers who wish to specialise in the teaching of drama. It offers step-by-step guidance to help teachers... more...