Creating art from research: A theatre play based on research interviews with senior therapists
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OriginalversjonRåbu, M., McLeod, J., Tønnessen, T. B., & Moltu, C. (2020). Creating art from research: A theatre play based on research interviews with senior therapists. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 1-13. 10.1080/03069885.2020.1755419
The growing scope and influence of qualitative research methodologies has generated an interest in the use of art-informed approaches to disseminating research findings. In the present article, our aim is to present a methodological case study of the development of a theatre play based on a qualitative study of senior therapists' life and work. Lessons learned from this project are presented in relation to ethical issues, the process through which qualitative data are transformed into a theatre performance, and the distinctive perspective afforded by a dramaturgical approach. Implications for research practice are discussed.