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Workshop - a Moveable Feast
by Tony Gee
This is a book and video package that is an elucidation of the principles of Workshop. It is told in a narrative style and, by following the course of A Moveable Feast Workshop, it explains the three phases of Workshop: Devising, Delivery and Reflection. Moveable Feasts are big residential workshop events for artists and provide art practitioners, who are often isolated, the opportunity to gather together and investigate and experiment with their workshop practice. The book and video tell this story and explain how Workshop is a distinctive creative form with its own poetic, politic and aesthetic.
It is a useful guide for emerging practitioners, community artists and students on courses that emphasise the social relevance of art or engage with participatory practice.
This book and video package now costs £14.99 and is available from Lyn Brown at CCEP, Dartington College of Arts, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6EJ, UK. Tel : 01803 861623. Email:


coverDramatic Events: How to Run a Successful Workshop
by Richard Hahlo & Peter Reynolds
Explores how drama techniques can be productively employed within an educational setting, in personal development and in the making of theatre. This book investigates the connection between practical theatre work and drama theory, and its effect on the dynamic of any working group.
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cover The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: Poems for Men
by Robert Bly (Editor), James Hillman (Editor), Michael Meade (Editor)
An anthology of poems compiled specially for men brings together the poetry read at men's movement retreats and offers important commentary by three leaders of the movement.
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coverGames for Actors and Non-actors
by Augusto Boal
Written by the founder of "Theatre of the Oppressed", this book sets out the principles and practice of Boal's revolutionary method, showing how theatre can be used to transform and liberate everyone - actors and non-actors alike. This updated and substantially revised second edition includes: two new essays by Boal on major recent projects in Brazil; Boal's description of his work with the Royal Shakespeare Company; a revised introduction and translator's preface; a collection of photographs taken during Boal's workshops, commissioned for this edition; and new reflections on "Forum Theatre".
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cover Impro for Storytellers
by Keith Johnstone
Johnstone's improvisational ideas have now become classic games taken up by practitioners the world over. This volume builds on and extends his earlier work, and his techniques specialise in releasing an individual's potential within the context of group work.
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