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Form and spontaneity: training for improvisation in football and theatre (2012)
Journal Article
Edinborough, C. (2012). Form and spontaneity: training for improvisation in football and theatre. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 3(2), 199-207. doi:10.1080/19443927.2012.686448

This article explores the relationships between training approaches within football and improvised theatre. Drawing on the writings of Victor Turner, the article examines the liminoid nature of football and theatre, arguing that the formalised constr... Read More about Form and spontaneity: training for improvisation in football and theatre.

Developing decision-making skills for performance through the practice of mindfulness in somatic training (2011)
Journal Article
Edinborough, C. (2011). Developing decision-making skills for performance through the practice of mindfulness in somatic training. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 2(1), (18-33). doi:10.1080/19443927.2010.543917. ISSN 1944-3927

Decision-making is a fundamental part of the actor's work. Actors must choose how to present a character, how to tell a story, and how to communicate with an audience. This article examines how certain somatic practices used in actor-training can imp... Read More about Developing decision-making skills for performance through the practice of mindfulness in somatic training.