Education to Theatricality: Expressive Arts as Pedagogy of Creativity

Gaetano Oliva


Background, Education to Theatricality is a science that includes different of disciplines such as pedagogy, sociology, human sciences, psychology and the performing arts in general. The scientific basis of this discipline allows us to apply it in all possible contexts possible and with any individual, because it keep the man as he is in the center of its pedagogical process. One of the fundamental principles of Education to Theatricality is the construction of the actor - person; the main aim is the development of creativity and imagination through a scientific training leads by the actor on himself. This science does not want to transform a man into an actor-object, molding him to product shows that are prepared just to be sold, but to enhance his individual qualities respecting his personality. The final product plays a role linked to the training process of every man, giving a different value to every different personality. Fundamental to the definition of identity and to the development of imagination and creativity is the conservation of the skill of expression, which represents the starting point, the key element for comparison with each other.

Method, This study discusses relationship between theater and education analyzing the main elements of this meeting: the birth of the theater workshop; the relationship between active pedagogy and theater pedagogy; elements of human creativity: pre-expressiveness, expressiveness, emotion, aesthetics, communication languages; the role of theatrical educator.

Conclusions, Educating means encouraging the positive growth of subjects personality, helping them to understand positive resources and to dissolve and solve problematic issues. Education to Theatricality as pedagogy uses the expressive arts into the theatre workshop for to lead the subject to path of growth and training activating the original potential skills of this person.

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International Journal of Social Science Studies   ISSN 2324-8033 (Print)   ISSN 2324-8041 (Online)

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