Crossing The Line

Meth, Jonathan. 2020. Crossing The Line. In: Philippa Kelly, ed. Diversity, Inclusion and Representation in Contemporary Dramaturgy: Case Studies from the Field. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 69-82. ISBN 9781138334458 [Book Section]

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Crossing The Line brought together 3 of Europe’s leading theatre companies who make professional touring theatre with learning disabled artists. This chapter investigates their 27 month collaboration, which incorporated residency exchanges, the making of new stage productions, wider industry engagement and a culminating 3-day Festival in Roubaix, France. Operating as project dramaturg, Meth argues that Learning disabled theatre is not simply a subset of theatre made by physically or sensorily disabled people, but rather calls for different approaches; which could productively include the intercultural.

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25 March 2020Published

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