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The Children's Crusade: Historic signs in the performances and Cuban theater

Grant number: 14/06748-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2014
Effective date (End): July 31, 2015
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Arts - Theatre
Principal researcher:Maria Lucia de Souza Barros Pupo
Grantee:Luvel Garcia Leyva
Home Institution: Escola de Comunicações e Artes (ECA). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


The children's theater , in the context of contemporary theater shares an identity crisis and a blurring of their status epistemological with other expressions of this art ; as well as aesthetic manifestations such as dancing , arts visual and cinema. The identity crisis and a blurring of their status epistemological therefore, added to this the differential phenomena inside the field of theater, increase the impossibility of defining the children's theater in simple terms. One cannot say a that there is a Children's Theatre , but rather different concepts , identities , practices or theatrical disciplines that establish a dialogue with the various kinds of childhood and their cultural performances. Accordingly, this research intends to define the relationship between the elements of children's theater training and scenic discourse in the light of contemporary theater in the work La Cucarachita Martina (Cockroach Martina). The study of experiences of both manifestations of collective group, the TN ` 94 as The Children's Theatre Company Colmeinha in order to clarify the main pedagogical approaches of theater with children in Cuba.

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. The Children\'s Crusade: Historic signs in the performances and Cuban theater.. 2015. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola de Comunicações e Artes (ECA/SBD) São Paulo.

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