Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 812 items for:

community theatre x clear all

Refine by subject

 

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

community theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Form of play-making which involves a mainly non-theatrical community in the production of a script usually based on a subject of local interest. It first appeared in England in the ...

null...

See overview in Oxford Index

Zimbabwe Association of Community Theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Established in 1986, ZACT is one of the two major official theatre bodies in Zimbabwe, together with the National Theatre Organization. ZACT's objectives are to promote community theatre...

See overview in Oxford Index

Using participatory theatre in international community development

Annie Sloman.

in Community Development Journal

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5920 words.

International community development is increasingly using theatre as a tool. This article analyses this use, arguing that for theatre to be successful to support social change and...

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

community theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Form of play-making which involves a mainly non-theatrical community in the production of a script usually based on a subject of local interest. It first appeared in England in the ...

null...

See overview in Oxford Index

Community Theatre

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 218 words.

form of play-making which involves a mainly non-theatrical community in the production of a script usually based on a subject

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

community theatre

Charles London and Steve Gooch.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1204 words.

Lying outside, and usually in opposition to, mainstream theatre, it responds to the concerns and serves the needs of the

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

community theatre

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 234 words.

A term with various meanings depending on nation and period. It has many functions—it can enable communities collectively to share

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

community theatre

Anthony Jackson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 458 words.

A term much in vogue in the 1970s and 1980s, although the forms of theatre it refers to continue to

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Community Musical Theatre and Interethnic Peace-Building in Malaysia

Sooi Beng Tan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Community Music

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 8599 words.

Community musical theatre projects have played important roles in engaging young people of diverse ethnicities in multicultural and religious Malaysia to cross borders, deconstruct...

Go to Oxford Handbooks Online »  abstract

community theatre, USA

Mark Fearnow.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 354 words.

Amateurs gathered to present plays and musical shows as early as the colonial era; such groups began to flourish in

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Zimbabwe Association of Community Theatre

Martin Rohmer.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 93 words.

Established in 1986, ZACT is one of the two major official theatre bodies in Zimbabwe, together with the National

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

The Theatre as Political Community

David Midgley.

in Writing Weimar

March 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 18084 words.

This chapter is about theatre rather than drama, focusing on its role as the most public medium of literary communication during the period of the Weimar Republic. It shows how the various...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

‘The Modern Concept of a Community Theatre’

Alistair Fair.

in Modern Playhouses

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9837 words.

This chapter considers the often-expressed idea that Britain’s post-war theatres might become social centres. It begins by discussing the social centre in broad terms before continuing with...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Performance for imagined communities: Gladstone, the National Theatre and contested didactics of the stage

Anselm Heinrich.

in "Politics, performance and popular culture"

February 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 6538 words.

This chapter focuses on William Gladstone’s political and personal commitment to education and the arts, and education through the arts. One of Gladstone’s most lasting visions for the...

Go to Manchester University Press »  abstract

Community Participation and Health Care Priorities: Reflections on Policy, Theatre and Reality in Britain

Timothy Milewa.

in Health Promotion International

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

In recent years, the British government has attempted to make the finite nature of publicly funded health care explicit and to involve the ‘public’ in discussions about which treatments (or...

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

LIVE THEATRE AS A VEHICLE TO DEVELOP AGE-FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES

in The Gerontologist

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 106 words.

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

USING THEATRE TO ENHANCE RESPECT AND SOCIAL INCLUSION IN AN AGE-FRIENDLY COMMUNITY

in The Gerontologist

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 164 words.

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

Trinity Repertory Company

Scott T. Cummings.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 151 words.

American regional theatre in Providence, Rhode Island. Launched by local citizens as a community theatre in 1964, its rapid

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Alley Theatre

Scott T. Cummings.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 103 words.

American regional theatre in Houston, Texas, started in 1947 as a community theatre by a group of ambitious amateurs led

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

alternative media

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 106 words.

1. (community, alternative, underground media, press) Non-mainstream media forms such as graffiti, street theatre, fanzines,

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Oliver, Murray (1951– )

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 111 words.

(1951– ),

born Broken Hill, NSW, has worked as writer, actor and producer, particularly in theatre-in-education and community theatre.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page