Creative Convergence: Enhancing Impact in Regional Theatre for Young People

Grant number: LP160100047 | Funding period: 2016 - 2021



This project aims to understand and enhance the personal, affective and social impact of contemporary theatre for youth audiences in regional Victoria. Youth are often marginalised or lack creative opportunities in regional arts. This project will build a complex, longitudinal study informed by international best practice in the area of theatre for young people. It will develop research methodologies that harness the agency of young people, the live theatre experience, and their creative convergence with social media. This project is expected to deliver new methods of evaluating theatre for young people, and a creative and digital media strategy for enhanced audience engagement in dispersed ..

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