Theatre Notes Cont

Theatre Notes Cont - 18:07 TheatreNotesCont:(CBT Whatisit?...

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18:07 Theatre Notes Cont.: Community Based Theatre (CBT) What is it? – specific theatre done for and by the community o It is a collaboration between the artists and communities that uses theatre  techniques to express collective meaning o Defines community as a shared place, tradition or spirit o Ex. El Teatro Campesino- because theatre artists went into field where  workers were working and created work for by and about them. What are it’s goals? o Raise awareness around social issues o Create dialogue (create a certain skit that people can view) Ex. Creating a  skit for children in school to help them learn better o Celebrate community Principles of Community Based Theatre (CBT): o Communal Context: the situation happens within a community Artists collaboration with community Collective vision o Reciprocity: Mutually nourshing relationships o Hyphenation: Inter-disciplinary Bridging different kinds of performance practices together in any way 
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