Community Arts: the Theatre of the Future?
(Wouter Hillaert) THE LOW COUNTRIES - 2015, № 23, pp 140-147
Community arts in Flanders are unique in the world for at least one reason: they are known as ‘social arts’ (sociaal-artistiek) rather than ‘community arts’. A wondrous chemistry can take place in this kind of theatre: learning to act increases one’s self-esteem and greater self-esteem makes one a better actor. And even: the greater the artistic value of a project, the greater its social quality.