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Making Meaningful Theater in the Empty Space
Joseph M. Shosh and Jennifer A. Wescoe
The English Journal
Vol. 96, No. 5 (May, 2007), pp. 42-47
Published by: National Council of Teachers of English
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/30046709
Page Count: 6
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As teacher-facilitators, Joseph M. Shosh and Jennifer A. Wescoe emphasize the educational value of theater. To promote student leadership of a production, students audition for roles on and off stage and contribute to the technical aspects of the production through "crew days," from which they build community and develop a sense of respect for the complexity of production. Additionally, Shosh and Wescoe implement writing activities to help students understand and develop their characters.
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