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Web of Performance: An ensemble workbook

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dc.contributor.author Prendergast, Monica
dc.contributor.author Weigler, Will
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-06T17:02:56Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-06T17:02:56Z
dc.date.copyright 2018 en_US
dc.date.issued 2018-06-06
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-55058-622-0 (print)
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-55058-623-7 (PDF)
dc.identifier.uri https://dspace.library.uvic.ca//handle/1828/9426
dc.description.abstract If you love being involved in theatre and you’re also searching for opportunities to make a positive difference in your community, this workbook was written for you. You may think that theatre and all the other things you are passionate about represent different directions in your life, but they don’t have to be separate. They can converge in performance studies, a category of theatre based on the idea that nearly everything we do is related to performing. Once you begin to understand how performance is connected to all aspects of our lives, you can use that knowledge to invent, create, and build performance based activities that you can integrate into all the other interests that define who you are and what you want to do in your life. This workbook has been designed and written for students in high school and university who may be interested in how performance works. The chapters cover broad topics drawn from the field of performance studies, an academic field developed out of theatre studies, anthropology, sociology and cultural studies in the 1980s and 1990s. Web of Performance covers key topics in performance studies: Performance as a form of Play, Ritual, Healing, Education, Power, Identity and Everyday Life. Each of these topics works like a web, inviting students to explore in multiple directions, across many threads. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This curriculum development project was generously funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Office of Research Services, University of Victoria. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to create this new curriculum with their support. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ca/ *
dc.subject Performing arts--Study and teaching (Secondary) en_US
dc.subject Performance Studies en_US
dc.subject Interdisciplinary approach in education en_US
dc.subject Curriculum planning en_US
dc.subject Theatre / Theater en_US
dc.subject High School en_US
dc.title Web of Performance: An ensemble workbook en_US
dc.type Book en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Reviewed en_US


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