Combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives and makers from the fields of dance, theatre, music, live and performance art, and activism to form a sourcebook for students, researchers and practitioners.
Phase 1 report on the project which seeks to challenge ageist attitudes that, being old, residents will not wish to enjoy up-to-date work, and provides care home residents with access to top level arts experiences, even if they are physically or mentally frail.
Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)
Does immersive theatre model a particular kind of politics, or a particular kind of audience? What’s involved in the production and consumption of immersive theatre aesthetics? Is a productive audience always an empowered audience? And do the terms of an audience’s empowerment stand up to political scrutiny?
Charting the rise of the immersive theatre phenomenon, this is the first survey of immersive theories and practices for students, scholars and practitioners of contemporary performance. It includes interviews with immersive artists and examines key topics such as site-specific performance and immersive technologies.
This book presents a theory of audience participation in the theatre, based on the importance of the moment of invitation and how an event changes character when such an invitation is made.
Approaches to thinking, writing, producing and receiving (syn)aesthetic performance
Part of performance interventions series edited by Elaine Aston and Bryan Reynolds