Your topic for this assignment is open but MUST engage with a type of Applied Theatre or a Direct Action concept and demonstrate some form of critical engagement.
The paper MUST CITE a minimum of 5 sources (2 class textbooks and external sources).
An optional focus could be as follows:
Focusing on one of the Applied Theatre types studied this term (Documentary Theatre, Prison Theatre, Verbatim, Theatre for Development, Theatre of the Oppressed, Reminiscence
write a (1300-1500 word) persuasive essay (meaning that you are to adopt a position on a debatable issue and use evidence to convince me of your opinion).
You may choose to formulate an argument based off of one of the issues discussed in class (ethics, power dynamics, benefits etc.) or create an original stance.
Requirements for Written Assignments:
1. All research assignments must adhere to MLA style, in-text citation.
2. All written assignments will be marked with attention to style, grammar, and spelling.