All sorts of theatre for all sorts of kids
- Paperback / softback, 168 pages, 244 mm x 170 mm
- 30 Jul 2012
- Trentham Books Ltd
It is an essential source book for: theatre practitioners who make, or are seeking to make, theatre for young children or for children and young adults with learning disabilities; teachers and students who are engaged in Special Educational Needs, early years and nursery work, or drama and theatre; and anyone interested in drama therapy or music therapy.
CONTENTS: Acknowledgements; Foreword by Lyn Gardner: Oily cart: Into Wonderland; A note on the editor; Introduction; 1. The history of Oily Cart; 2. The Oily Cart timeline; 3. My life in Cart: Writing and directing for Oily Cart; 4. The art of the Cart: Designing Oily shows; 6. Cartbeat: Making music for Oily Cart; 7. Making Blue: Interviews with Tim Webb, Claire de Loon and Max Reinhardt; 7. Audience feedback: Blue; 8. Review: Blue; 9. The script of Blue; 10. Blue: A suggested timetable for a one-day visit; 11. Making Baby Balloon: Interviews with Tim Webb, Claire de Loon and Max Reinhardt; 12. Audience feedback: Baby Balloon; 13. Review: Baby Balloon; 14. Making Ring a Ding Ding: Interviews with Tim Webb, Claire de Loon and Max Reinhardt; 15. Audience feedback: Ring a Ding Ding; 16. Review: Ring a Ding Ding; 17. Interview with Sjaak van der Bent (Pool Piece and Blue); 18. Interview with Alex Harvey (Something in the Air); 19. Interview with Patrick Lynch (Jumpin' Beans); 20. Interview with Lucy Angell-John (Drum); 21. Interview with Geoff Bowyer (10 years on the road with Oily Cart); 22. Interview with Nicole Worrica (Play House and Blue); 23. The free spirits of children's theatre; 24. Oily Cart: Unravelling the magic; 25. Review: Soapsuds; 26. Review: Jumpin' Beans; 27. Review: Conference of the Birds; 28. Audience feedback: How Long is a Piece of String; 29. Audience feedback: Something in the Air; 30. Preparation, anticipation, motivation: Before, during and after and Oily Cart show; 31. Oily Biz: The business side of Oily Cart; Afterword