Embodied voices: using applied theatre for co-creation with marginalised youth

Vettraino, E., Linds, W. and Jindal-Snape, D. (2017) Embodied voices: using applied theatre for co-creation with marginalised youth. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 22 (1). pp. 79-95. ISSN 1363-2752

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Abstract

In this article we take a strength-based approach to understand how Applied Theatre as a vehicle, provides opportunities for embodied voices to have a positive influence on the wellbeing, and attitudes to health, of young people who have been ‘pushed’ to the margins. We begin by explaining the concepts of wellbeing, embodiment and embodied voices, and Applied Theatre, followed by an example of practice from Canada with Indigenous youth to illustrate these concepts, and finally present some recommendations for professionals using Applied Theatre for co-creation with ‘marginalised’ youth for their wellbeing.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Published by Taylor and Francis. All rights reserved. Reproduced in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Divisions: School of Humanities
Depositing User: Dr Elinor Vettraino
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2017 10:08
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2019 14:20
URI: http://bgro.repository.guildhe.ac.uk/id/eprint/158

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