Helpful Resources to get started
Rather than including a lengthy biography here, I have chosen to limit this list to a few helpful texts and short Youtube videos.
Bicat, Tina and Baldwin, Chris. Devised and Collaborative Theatre: A Practical Guide. Ramsbury, Marlborough: The Crowood Press Ltd, 2002.
Govan, Emma and Nicholson, Helen and Normington, Katie. Making a Performance: Devising Histories and Contemporary Practices. New York: Routledge, 2007.
Kerrigan, Sheila. The Performer’s Guide to the Collaborative Process. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2001.
Theatre Topics. Volume 15, Number 1, March 2005. Special Issue: Devising (http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/theatre_topics/toc/tt15.1.html)
“The Making of The American Family.” A collaboration between Bucknell University, Western Washington University, and Tectonic Theatre Project (NYC) performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2011 – 45 minutes. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmzANDRRMws)