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Acting Out (The Workbook - A Guide to the Development and Presentation of Issue-orientated, Audience-interactive, Improvisational Theatre)

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Title: Acting Out (The Workbook - A Guide to the Development and Presentation of Issue-orientated, Audience-interactive, Improvisational Theatre)
Author: Cossa, Mario
Price: $37.99

This handbook offers a compilation of background information, techniques and scenarios based on the Acting Out programme that offers theatre skills/counselling for groups of adolescents, free of charge. AO teens become performers, creating issues-oriented, audience-interactive, improvizational scenes with a variety of audiences. Written for leaders who are familiar with improvizational theatre and working with groups, Part 1 discusses the importance of leader training, experience and intention. Psychodrama, sociodrama and theatre scenework are explained in some detail, with references offered for those who wish to learn more about these areas before proceeding. Information about group selection criteria, procedures and techniques for using the scenarios complete this section. Part Two offers a set of eight topics each with its own list of scenarios. Each scenario begins with information about characters, settings and situations, and offerrs acting notes as well as age-appropriaeteness. A list of resources appears at the beginning of each thematic set of scenarios.

Contents: Part 1. Basic information: Improvization and Acting Out. Limitations and Cautions. Leader and Participant Information. How to Use the Workbook. Part 2. Issue-oriented Scenarios. Alcohol/Drugs. HIV and other STDs. Family Problems and Situations. School Problems and Situations. Community Problems and Situations. Death/Suicide. Violence/Abuse. Sexuality/Pregnancy/Relationships. Part 3. General References and Resources.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publication date: 04/09/1996
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781560325345
Publishing status: AU In-stock Distributor
Acting Out (The Workbook - A Guide to the Development and Presentation of Issue-orientated, Audience-interactive, Improvisational Theatre)