Performing Care: New Perspectives on Socially Engaged Performance

Author:   Amanda Stuart Fisher ,  James Thompson
Publisher:   Manchester University Press
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9781526146809


Pages:   272
Publication Date:   24 March 2020
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Amanda Stuart Fisher ,  James Thompson
Publisher:   Manchester University Press
Imprint:   Manchester University Press
ISBN:  

9781526146809


ISBN 10:   1526146800
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   24 March 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  General ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Introduction: caring performance, performing care - Amanda Stuart Fisher Part I Performing interrelatedness 1 Care ethics and improvisation: can performance care? - Maurice Hamington 2 Towards an aesthetics of care - James Thompson 3 Performing tenderness: fluidity and reciprocity in the performance of caring in Fevered Sleep's Men & Girls Dance - Amanda Stuart Fisher Part II Care-filled performance 4 Caring beyond illness: an examination of Godder's socially engaged art and participatory dance for Parkinson's work - Sara Houston 5 Convivial theatre: care and debility in collaborations between non-disabled and learning disabled theatre makers - Dave Calvert 6 Road care - Jen Archer-Martin and Julieanna Preston Part III Care deficits 7 Clean Break: a practical politics of care - Caoimhe McAvinchey 8 Performing a museum of living memories: beholding young people's experiences and expressions of care through oral history performance - Kathleen Gallagher and Rachel Turner-King 9 'Still Lives': Syrian displacement and care in contemporary Beirut - Ella Parry-Davies Part IV Care as performance 10 Verbatim practice as research with care-experienced young people: an 'aesthetics of care' through aural attention - Sylvan Baker and Maggie Inchley 11 Acts of care: applied drama, 'sympathetic presence' and person-centred nursing - Matt Jennings, Pat Deeny and Karl Tizzard-Kleister 12 Taking care of the laundry in care homes - Jayne Lloyd 13 Performing the 'aesthetics of care' - James Thompson -- .

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Amanda Stuart Fisher is Reader in Contemporary Theatre and Performance at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama James Thompson is Professor of Applied Theatre at the University of Manchester -- .

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