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Author Moffat, Rosemary, author.
Title The power of theatre communities in community theatre / by Rosemary Moffat.
Published [Northridge, California] : California State University, Northridge, 2011.

 Electronic Book  PN1657 .Z95 2011 M64eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (vi, 139 pages) : illustrations, photographs, color + 3 video files (approximately 104 minutes each).
Content Type two-dimensional moving image
still image
Format online resource
File Characteristics text file PDF
video file M4V
video file AVI
Thesis M.A. California State University, Northridge 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-45).
Summary The beginning of the 21st century brought with it many trials, many of which have torn holes in our concepts of community, and created fissures between people. In our search for ways to re-create strong community, this project examined the ways that community theatre brings disconnected individuals and groups together through one common interest, giving many opportunities to reconnect, to heal and to grow. The project tracked the ways in which a theatrical community is created, both theoretical and practical levels within and around the production of a farcical comedy, Bewitchin' the West, adapted and written by the author, and co-playwright Aletheia Regier. This play was written with the intention of creating community in community theatre between generations, cultures and backgrounds and taps into the style of American melodrama, a genre of theatre that has always belonged to the masses.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on December 09, 2011).
Subject Community theater.
Wizards -- Drama.
Fairy plays.
Local Subject Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Theatre.
OCLC number 849936194