The connection between the arts and resilience was celebrated at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) as part of the Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies (ADSA) Conference in June 2016
The event, titled ‘Resilience: Revive, Restore, Reconnect’ brought together theatre, drama and performance studies researchers from around the world. The conference took place from June 21-24 at USQ Toowoomba.
ADSA 2016 Conference Proceedings
Scollen, Rebecca and Smalley, Michael, eds. (2016) Resilience: revive, restore, reconnect: Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies (ADSA) 2016 Conference Proceedings, Volume 1. University of Southern Queensland, Artsworx, Toowoomba, Australia, pp. 1-130. ISBN 978-0-9946184-0-5.
Introduction: resistance and resilience by Rebecca Scollen and Michael Smalley
Connecting Spectators to the ‘Face’ of the Dancer through Open Rehearsals by Anja Ali-Haapala
Sensitive Space: Malmgren’s Inner Attitudes by Janice Hayes
‘Energeia’, the History Play, and Reviving Catherine the Great by Stanislaw Janowicz
Entering the Regional Scene with a Contemporary ‘Lysistrata’ by Vahri McKenzie
Entering the Regional Scene with a Contemporary ‘Lysistrata’ Appendices by Vahri McKenzie
Devising Resilience by James McKinnon