In-Compass: An Exploration into Devising Theatre Across Multiple Cultural Identities
|dc.contributor.author||Newlands, Erica Fife|
|dc.identifier.citation||Newlands, E. F. (2013). In-Compass: An Exploration into Devising Theatre Across Multiple Cultural Identities (Thesis, Master of Arts). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/3956||en|
|dc.description.abstract||Is a group-devised approach to theatre-making better suited to creating theatre when working across multiple different cultures? When working with multiple individuals of different cultural backgrounds, it is important to consider the aspects of cross-cultural exchange, and whose methodology will dominate or structure the meeting place between individuals. Balances of power are a key interest of cross-cultural theatre scholarship in the way that it considers varying collaborative virtues of the work of cross-cultural artists. As devising promotes itself as a methodology that has no pre-existing structures, the temptation is to opt for no cultural framework at this stage to encourage a variety of ways in which each contributing culture can add to the project. Through a case study, a practice-led research project, I sought to discover first-hand the intricacies and complexities of creating theatre with multiple cultural identities. The resulting product was titled In-Compass: A Play About NAvigaTION and was performed in April 2010 in Allen Hall Theatre at the University of Otago.|
|dc.publisher||University of Otago|
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|dc.title||In-Compass: An Exploration into Devising Theatre Across Multiple Cultural Identities|
|thesis.degree.discipline||Theatre Studies Programme, Department of Music|
|thesis.degree.name||Master of Arts|
|thesis.degree.grantor||University of Otago|
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