• Palgrave Macmillan
  • Manchester University Press
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James Thompson

James Thompson is a professor of Applied and Social Theatre at the University of Manchester, Director of In Place of War, and a Director of the Centre for Applied Theatre Research. He is author of Applied Theatre: Bewilderment and Beyond (2003), Digging Up Stories (2005) and the forthcoming Performance Affects (2009). 


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Performance Affects
Applied Theatre and the End of Effect

Palgrave Macmillan
This book explores performance projects in disaster and war zones to argue that joy, beauty and celebration should be the inspiration for the politics of...
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Digging Up Stories
Applied Theatre, Performance and War

Manchester University Press
James Thompson explores the problems of theatre practice in communities affected by war and exclusion. Each chapter or "story" is written in a lively and...
James Thompson

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