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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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Dramatic Events now!
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.
Order The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart now!
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".
Games for Actors and Non-actors now!
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.
Impro for Storytellers now!
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