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Title:Radical acting techniques in Zimbabwean street theatre: implications on audience criticality
Authors:Mangosho, Tatenda
Chivandikwa, NehemiaISNI
Mlenga, Tafadzwa
Year:2016
Periodical:Journal for Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (ISSN 2026-7215)
Volume:5
Issue:2
Pages:26-36
Language:English
Geographic term:Zimbabwe
Subjects:theatre
actors
drama
Abstract:Drawing on Brechtian and traditional African theoretical frameworks, this paper examines nonrealistic acting techniques and fluid manipulation of space in Zimbabwean street theatre as forms of radical innovations in performance aesthetics. Focus is on how these radical innovations are implicated in engendering, sustaining and stimulating an alert and critical audience. Bibliogr., sum. [Journal abstract]