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dc.contributor.advisorMarshall, Jonathan
dc.contributor.advisorHalba, Hilary
dc.contributor.authorNewlands, Erica Fife
dc.date.available2013-05-01T01:19:39Z
dc.date.copyright2013
dc.identifier.citationNewlands, 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/10523/3956en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/3956
dc.description.abstractIs 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.language.isoen
dc.publisherUniversity of Otago
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dc.subjectDevised Theatre
dc.subjectcross-cultural theatre
dc.subjectcultural-identity
dc.subjectintercultural-theatre
dc.subjecttheatre-New Zealand
dc.titleIn-Compass: An Exploration into Devising Theatre Across Multiple Cultural Identities
dc.typeThesis
dc.date.updated2013-04-30T23:55:24Z
dc.language.rfc3066en
thesis.degree.disciplineTheatre Studies Programme, Department of Music
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Arts
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Otago
thesis.degree.levelMasters
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