Improvisation, process drama and dramatic art

Haseman, Bradley C. (1991) Improvisation, process drama and dramatic art. The Drama Magazine, July, pp. 19-21.

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This paper re-conceptualises the notion of improvisation as it has developed in schools since the 1960s. It outlines the theoretical case for naming the distinctive improvisational practice that has emerged in schools - namely Process Drama. The paper sketches seven characteristics of Process Drama and then outlines the case for seeing it as an emerging but robust form of dramatic art. It concludes by arguing that drama teachers, in developing process drama, have created a new form of both education and art.

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ID Code: 53856
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Process Drama, Drama in Education, Educational Drama, Drama in schools
ISSN: 0967-4454 (print)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1991 The author.
Deposited On: 26 Sep 2012 22:59
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2012 19:24

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