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Performing New Lives : Prison Theatre.

Author/Creator:
Taylor, Julia.
Publication:
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (306 pages)
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Subjects:
Prison theater -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Performing New Lives draws together some of the most original and innovative programs in contemporary prison theatre. Leading prison theatre directors and practitioners discuss the prison theatre experience first-hand, and offer valuable insights. It is essential reading for drama therapists, theatre artists, prison educators and academics.
Contents:
Intro
Performing New Lives: Prison Theatre
Foreword
1. Introduction
2. "To Know My Deed": Finding Salvation through Shakespeare
3. Rehabilitation Through the Arts at Sing Sing: Drama in the Big House
4. 59 Places: Dance/Theatre in the Hampshire Jail
5. Time In: Transforming Identity Inside and Out
6. The Buckle on the Bible Belt
7. From the Meanest Creature: Theatre as a Vehicle for Change
8. Faith, Hope, and "Sweet Love Re-Membered": "Restoration" Theatre in Kansas Prisons
9. Fabulous Females: Secrets,Stories, and Hope: Guarding and Guiding Girls Beyond the Barbed Wire Fence
10. Living with Life: The Theater of Witness as a Model of Healing and Redemption
11. Prison Theatre and the Promise of Reintegration
12. Sculpting Empowerment: Theatre in a Juvenile Facility and Beyond
13. The Keeper of the Keys
14. Revisiting Sacred Spaces
15. The Inmates, the Actors, the Characters, the Audience, and the Poet Are of Imagination All Compact
16. "Their Minds Transfigured So Together": Imaginative Transformation and Transcendence in A Midsummer Night's Dream
17. A Conversation with the Authors: Prison Theatre Artists in Dialogue
The Contributors
Subject Index
Author Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Dworin, Judy.
Buell, Brent.
Sepinuck, Teya.
Palidofsky, Meade.
Tofteland, Curt.
McCabe-Juhnke, John.
Jinks, Jodi.
Shailor, Jonathan.
Lajoie, Sharon.
Other format:
Print version: Taylor, Julia Performing New Lives
ISBN:
9780857002884
9781849058230
OCLC:
711747323