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Still Growing: A Reminiscence Performance Project, 2023

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Identifier: te_2023summer_taaffe_allison.pdf

Scope and Content Note

From the Series:

The series contains digital Master's theses perdominately from 2018 to present, however there are some older theses from 2010 and 2016. The theses consist of either a production book and a media component or solely a production book. The media components were originally submitted on CDs, DVDs, and Blu-rays and changed to digital submissions in 2020.

Dates

  • 2023

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The thesis is restricted due to FERPA, permission from the author is required before you can view the thesis.

Extent

56 pages (56 pages)

Language of Materials

From the record group: English

From the record group: Chinese

From the record group: Spanish; Castilian

Overview

"As the United States population undergoes an unprecedented aging process, the field of creative aging serves as a powerful intervention to combat ageism while providing older adults with meaningful opportunities for personal growth and social connection. This paper delves into the successes and challenges of piloting a Reminiscence Performance project at a senior center. The primary objective was to underscore the generative potential and celebrate the lives of older adults within the community through storytelling. Over the course of ten weeks, a total of 12 participants partook in 60 minute storytelling/reminiscence sessions offered once a week on site. The project culminated in a public presentation of a scripted storytelling piece titled "Still Growing" that was performed by several older adult participants and actors of a younger generation." -- Abstract

Physical Location

RG 010.01D Performing Arts

Physical Description

56 pages

Repository Details

Part of the Emerson College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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