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Creativity, Education and the Arts

A Theatre Laboratory Approach to Pedagogy and Creativity

Odin Teatret and Group Learning

Authors: Chemi, Tatiana

  • Focuses on pedagogy and creative processes in group learning
  • Looks at the ways in which education can be collaborative, experiential, and creative
  • Provides a unique insight into seminal theatre group Odin Teatret
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About this book

This book considers the pedagogy of the theatre laboratory, focusing on seminal theatre group Odin Teatret. It provides a detailed discussion of the historical background to theatre laboratories, including their conception, before moving on to specific examples of how the work at Odin Teatret crosscuts creativity, pedagogy, and research practices. The book draws on a range of insightful sources, including historical readings and previous literature, interviews with members of the theatre group, autoethnographic pieces, and personal experiences. Its unique narrative brings fresh insights into how to establish inquiry-based learning laboratories, in order to re-think higher education. It will be an invaluable resource for students and academics working on performance, creativity studies and pedagogy.

About the authors

Tatiana Chemi is Associate Professor at the Department of Learning and Philosophy at Aalborg University, Denmark.

Reviews

“This book is really enjoyable to read, especially for me as a drama teacher and a strong believer in using drama and theatre as a form of pedagogy. It is about learning in a theatre laboratory as opposed to the limitations of traditional school education. … This book should speak to experts in drama and theatre, both in academic and non-academic settings, offering insightful knowledge into group learning, peer learning and the purpose of learning in higher education.” (Rannveig Björk Thorkelsdóttir, Organizational Aesthetics OA, digitalcommons.wpi.edu, Vol. 7 (1), July, 2018)
“A thoughtfully researched book that provides insightful knowledge about a seminal theatre group.  The focus around Odin Teatret brings the narratives on theatre labs into a fresh light.” (George Belliveau, Professor of Theatre Education, University of British Columbia, Canada)

“I think most of us know that magic happens in the theatre. Chemi takes us inside the place where the magic starts – the theatre laboratory – and shows us what goes on and helps us think about it in ways that will perhaps allow the rest of us to make our own magic.” (Steven S. Taylor, Professor of Leadership & Creativity, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, UK)

“Chemi opens up a fascinating space in which to consider the pedagogy of the theatre laboratory . Her long term relationship with Odin theatre brings an authenticity to this book that surprises as much as it delights.” (Allan Owens, Professor of Drama Education, University of Chester, UK)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Theatre Laboratory as Space for Learning

    Chemi, Tatiana

    Pages 1-44

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  • The Actor’s Learning Journey

    Chemi, Tatiana

    Pages 45-81

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  • Group Learning and Leadership in Theatre Laboratory

    Chemi, Tatiana

    Pages 83-128

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  • Dialogue with the Younger Generations

    Chemi, Tatiana

    Pages 129-167

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  • Enacted Learning: Work Demonstration by Carolina Pizarro

    Chemi, Tatiana

    Pages 169-182

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Buy this book

eBook 83,29 €
price for Germany (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-62788-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 106,99 €
price for Germany (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-62787-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Theatre Laboratory Approach to Pedagogy and Creativity
Book Subtitle
Odin Teatret and Group Learning
Authors
Series Title
Creativity, Education and the Arts
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-62788-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-62788-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-62787-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XLIII, 263
Number of Illustrations
16 illustrations in colour
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