Meaning and Performance
Improvisation promotes the capacity for creating meanings. Those meanings are created in performance, as a process occurring in the present moment. We now turn to some ways in which improvisation illuminates the nature of performative acts: how it amends, revises or interferes with the meanings they appear to offer, how it may interact with texts of various kinds, and how it may suggest alternative models or roles for performance (particularly of theatre) in the context of society.
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