ERIC Number: ED132807
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Sign-Language Theatre and Deaf Theatre: New Definitions and Directions. Center on Deafness Publication Series No. 2.
Miles, Dorothy S.; Fant, Louie J., Jr.
Offered are guidelines to the development of theatre for, by, and about deaf persons. Various terms used for sign-language theatre and deaf theatre are defined and discussed in an introductory section, and the use of sign language as a theatrical medium is explained. The production of theatre is covered by sections on the history of deaf theatre, selection of material to be produced (including consideration of audience, capabilities of the theatre group, and merit of the material), use of narrators, and technical devices (including settings, blocking, costumes and props, lighting, and sound effects). (IM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Northridge. Center on Deafness.
Note: For Number 1 in this series, see ED 123 812