Theatre can play a key role in empowering adolescent girls and aiding them in maintaining their qvoiceq. Though the odds are against them, considering the role of the media in society and the outlook of the populous on the adolescent female, through role-play and the dramatic arts it is possible for girls to become independent, free-thinking, leaders in society. In order to overcome the odds, it is important for the director or teacher of the adolescent girl to thoroughly engage with her actresses in character and script analysis through a feminine lens and with the goal of the playwright in mind. When pursued in a careful manner, the theatrical arts can greatly enhance the adolescent girl's sense of self worth.How I Learned to Drive centers on aLittle-Bita, the main character, and her aUncle Pecka as he takes her through driving lessons. Peck proves to be an excellent driving instructor, but we learn as we read that during these lessons, a twistedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Empowerment Through Play: The Role of Theatre in Maintaining the Female Voice|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|