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Digging Up Stories: Applied Theatre, Performance and War

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James Thompson explores the problems of theatre practice in communities affected by war and exclusion. Each chapter or "story" is written in a lively and accessible style and draws on a range of contemporary performance theories.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 3rd 2006 by Manchester University Press
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difficult at times, but fascinating look at the field...definitely not the area I wish to pursue.
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James Thompson is the Project Director of In Place of War and a Professor of Applied and Social Theatre in the Department of Drama at the University of Manchester.

In Place of War came out of his work in Sri Lanka, where in 2000 he was invited by UNICEF to run training cours
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