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Ecology and Environment in European Drama

Looking at European drama through an ecological lens, this book chronicles nature and the environment as primary topics in major plays from ancient to recent times. Cless focuses on the few, yet well-known plays in which nature is at stake in the action or the environment is a dramatic force. Though theatre predominantly explores human and cultural themes, these plays fully display the power of the other-than-human world and its endangerment during the history of Europe.
By Downing Cless

Mantle of the Expert 2.0: from drama in education towards education in drama

There has been little research examining the balance between process and product in children’s arts education. In this study, Mantle of the Expert, the ‘drama in education’ approach of Dr. Dorothy Heathcote, MBE (1926-2011), has been explored as a method to create a non-scripted theatre performance with seven children between the ages of eight and ten years old.

Museum Experience through Inquiry Drama

This article introduces the concept of inquiry museum experience in order to describe the various holistic approaches of students’ museum experience through drama and inquiry. It reflects on the ways in which inquiry drama allows students to communicate effectively with museum exhibitions.

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