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Uncommon Partnerships

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The theory of change that I describe here is grounded in partnerships between community-informed artists, people adversely affected by the issue in question, and professionals from other relevant disciplines, in order to concretely overcome the social inequity that brings them together.

The best collaborations emerge from recognition of some kind of common grounding between uncommon partners.

—Pam Korza (in Bartha et al. 2013), co-director, Animating Democracy.

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Correspondence to Jan Cohen-Cruz .

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Cohen-Cruz, J. (2018). Uncommon Partnerships. In: Etheridge Woodson, S., Underiner, T. (eds) Theatre, Performance and Change. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65828-5_6

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