Applying Performance: Live Art, Socially Engaged Theatre and Affective Practice (Paperback)
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Applying Performance: Live Art, Socially Engaged Theatre and Affective Practice (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 01/01/2012
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This book draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781349317059
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 399 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 17 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2012


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"Shaunghessy uses her expert authority to prove that performance matters, and that it matters in an enormous way." - Christine Boyko-Head, Mohawk College, Canada

"...Shaughnessy's analysis of applied performance within the frame of cognitive science raises and rearticulates crucial questions held about the practice, indicating that there may be more to be learned about cognitive science and the value it has for applied performance as a field. Overall this book is a wealth of diverse case studies and analyses surrounding some of the key principles held in applied performance practice, and as such it is a vital read for practitioners and students alike." - Katharine E. Low, New Theatre Quarterly

"Applying Performance opens out a topical landscape of applied practices in the UK that will hopefully yield new and more pertinent approaches to the expanding filed of socially engaged art." Ola Johansson, University of Middlesex, UK

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