African Theatre in Development (African Theatre)

African Theatre in Development (African Theatre)

By: James Gibbs (editor), Martin Banham (editor), Femi Osofisan (editor)Paperback

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First title in the African Theatre series with accounts of Theatre for Development workshops and critical discussions of the theme which continues to be a major area of endeavour in African theatre. North America: Indiana University Press


Strategies in staging - theatre technique in the plays of Zakes Mda, Carolyn Duggan; propaganda and mass education - Alec Dickson and drama for development in the Gold Coast, James Gibbs; theatre development in Mauritius - from a theatre of protest to a theatre of cultural miscegenation, Roshni Mooneran; telling the Lion's Tale - making theatre in Eritrea, Ali Campbell et al; Alemseged Tesfai - a playwright in service to Eritrean liberation, Jane Plastow; performance studio workshop in Igboelerin East (1997), Chuck Mike et al; art as tool, weapon or shield? report on a seminar on arts for development, Harare (4-8 March 1997), David Kerr; arts and development II - furthering the agenda, Ibadan (1998), Jumai Ewu; 15 years between - Benue and Katsina workshops, Nigeria, Frances Harding; practice and policy in theatre and development - seminar, London (1998) - a personal response, Jan Cohen-Cruz; noticeboard - short materials and reports on theatre/development projects and related material; a new playscript from Africa - "Babalawo, Mystery-Master", Agbo Sikuade.

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  • ISBN13: 9780852555996
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780852555996
  • ISBN10: 0852555997

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