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Macmillan Higher Education

Theatre and Therapy

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Palgrave

Pages: 96
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Theatre And

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Paperback - 9780230293274

29 January 2013

$9.99

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Ebook - 9781137300058

18 December 2012

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Walsh argues that there are many links between theatre and therapy when considering actor training, theatre in therapeutic contexts, and contemporary theatre and performance. He draws on a range of examples that include the...

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Walsh argues that there are many links between theatre and therapy when considering actor training, theatre in therapeutic contexts, and contemporary theatre and performance. He draws on a range of examples that include the drama of Sarah Kane, the method acting of Daniel Day Lewis and performances by Ruby Wax and David Hoyle.

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A new title in this highly successful and established series of 'short, sharp shots' for Theatre students
The series editors Jen Harvie and Dan Rebellato are cutting edge scholars
Fintan Walsh is also an experienced journalist and has a particularly engaging and readable writing style

Series Editors' Preface
Foreword
Theatre and the Therapeutic Tradition
Actor Training and Audience Engagement
Drama and Theatre in Therapy
Therapeutic Dramaturgies and Relations in Contemporary Theatre
Further Reading
Index.

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FINTAN WALSH is Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at Birkbeck, University of London, UK. He is the author of Male Trouble: Maculinity and the Performance of Crisis, editor of Queer Notions: New Plays and Performances from Ireland, and co-editor of Crossroads: Performance Studies and Irish Culture. He is a regular reviewer for Irish Theatre Magazine.

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FINTAN WALSH is Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at Birkbeck, University of London, UK. He is the author of Male Trouble: Maculinity and the Performance of Crisis, editor of Queer Notions: New Plays and Performances from Ireland, and co-editor of Crossroads: Performance Studies and Irish Culture. He is a regular reviewer for Irish Theatre Magazine.

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