Theatre, Teens, Sex Ed

Theatre, Teens, Sex Ed

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Fear and embarrassment prevent frank and meaningful communication on the topic of sex. Participatory theatre can break the uncomfortable silence, and with over 700 performances across Canada, Jane Heather's award-winning play Are We There Yet? has been an effective tool for teaching teen sexuality since 1998. The play and accompanying educational program were the subject of a major impact assessment where researchers from many disciplines examined how and why theatre can make change. This comprehensive, well-organized volume by two leading experts in community-based theatre offers a rich diversity of material and analysis. Theatre, Teens, Sex Ed will be a valuable resource for academics, practitioners, and specialist readerships in the fields of theatre, sex education, sociology, and public health. The play appears in the volume and is available separately as a reproducible PDF. A video production of examples of theatrical participation is included on a pocketed DVD.Contributors: Shaniff Esmail, Brenda Munro, Tracy L. Bear, James McKinnon, and the Are We There Yet? Community-University Research Alliance.Jan Selman is Professor in the Department of Drama at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. She directs contemporary and original theatrical work. Jane Heather is a playwright and Associate Professor in the Department of Drama at the University of Alberta. Both have worked extensively creating theatre for change in collaboration with communities.... 194, 231a€“33, 465 sexuality educatora#39;s role, 220a€“21, 230a€“31, 463, 465 skill building in, 147a€“49 teen questions, 278 test ... 304ta€“306t causal modelling, 320a€“ 21, 331n9 control groups, 302a€“03, 309, 310t, 311a€“12 data analysis, 302, 320a€“21, anbsp;...

Title:Theatre, Teens, Sex Ed
Author:Jan Selman, Jane Heather
Publisher:University of Alberta - 2015-01-12


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