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In the founding of the 1st drama division in a Britsih college nearly fifty years in the past, a debate used to be instituted concerning the nature of the self-discipline. was once the self-discipline educational in a standard sesne? the place did useful theatre making healthy into the curriculum? If there has been to be theatre perform, how used to be it diverse from the paintings already undertaken through the drama conservatoires? Theatre Praxis addresses the controversy past those now time-honored questions, trying to outline perform when it comes to praxis ; that's, useful paintings that doesn't declare an ideological neutrality, yet seeks to theorize perform as praxis ; that's, a tradition that acknowledges its power for change.

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