Arts-based Research and Drama Education

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The concept of arts-based research (ABR) as a methodology was generated in the early 90s, grew and expanded rapidly, spawning distinct genres, approaches, and communities. This entry examines various approaches and genres under the umbrella of ABR, discusses the concept of embodied inquiry, and its realization through performance and the contributions made by drama-based researchers (DBR), and concludes with reflections on challenges to ABR.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationKey Concepts in Theatre/Drama Education
EditorsShifra Schonmann
PublisherBrill | Sense
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9789460913327
ISBN (Print)9789460913310
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011


  • arts education
  • arts-based research
  • drama based research
  • embodied inquiry
  • performance
  • qualitative research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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