Gavin Bolton's Contextual Drama (Book)
The Road Less Travelled
Margaret R. Burke is a retired professor of drama and theatre in education at Brock University and the University of Victoria.
Introduction – Gavin Bolton’s Improvised Drama in Schools: A History of Confusion
Chapter 1: What Exactly is Contextual Drama?
Chapter 2: Why Should I Use Contextual Drama?
Chapter 3: How to Use Contextual Drama: The Ins & Outs
Chapter 4: Case Studies
Part I: Bolton in the 1980s
Case Study 1: Theresa
Case Study 2: Violence
Case Study 3: The Haunted House – The Gatekeeper and The Key
Case Study 4: Drunken Robbers – Orpheus
Case Study 5: The Crucible
Part II: Bolton in the 1990s
Case Study 6: The Sleeping Beauty
Case Study 7: The Green-Poolers – Victimization
Case Study 8: The Sacred Mountain
Case Study 9: Maria: A Drama of Oppression
Chapter 5: The Importance of Reflection & Assessment
Chapter 6: Try, Try and Try Again: Stepping Out with Annie
Appendix A: Gavin Bolton’s Writings
Appendix B: Gavin Bolton’s Travels & Awards