Process, Product, and Playmaking

Fisher, Maisha T.; Purcell, Susie Spear; May, Rachel
July 2009
English Education;Jul2009, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p337
Academic Journal
The article relates the methods of incorporating theater and drama into teaching of language arts used by the theatrical group of adolescent girls named Playmaking for Girls (PFG) in Atlanta, Georgia. It says that PFG train teaching artists to promote participation in detention center workshops, address the negative behavior of girls and make them empowered. Games and exercises were used to make actors and spectators aware of their body as mode of expression. Student artists are encouraged to express their stories and imaginations.


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