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In Place of a Show: What Happens Inside Theatres When Nothing is Happening

Augusto Corrieri

Augusto Corrieri is a London-based artist and writer. First trained as a sleight of hand magician, in 2002 he graduated in Theatre at Dartington College of Arts, and since then has presented numerous live works for theatres and galleries in the UK and across Europe. In his writing he has explored the poetics of performance and the entanglement of human and non-human worlds. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

Short Guides and Biography

...In Place of a Show is a compelling account of Western theatre buildings in the 21st century: theatres stripped of their primary purpose, lying empty, preserved as museums, or demolished. Playfully combining first-person narratives...

Performance Arts and Their Memories

Documenting Performance : The Context and Processes of Digital Curation and Archiving

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017


...This chapter aims to reflect on the role of museums and of their classification criteria not only in the light of their own collections but also through incorporating the participation of their visitors. The broader inquiry presented here...

Shakespeare and the Sixties

Adam Hansen

Adam Hansen is Lecturer in English at Northumbria University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010


...Having looked at what happens to Shakespeare in specific genres of popular music, the next two chapters discuss his relations with popular music in particular periods. As we have seen, there are some problems with this approach. To separate...

Rising from the Rubble

Atay Citron


Atay Citron is associate professor at the University of Haifa’s Theatre Department and head of its Medical Clowning Academic Training Program, which he founded in 2006. He was department chair (2004-2009), artistic director of the Bat-Yam International Street Theatre Festival (2007-2010), the Acco Festival of Alternative Israeli Theatre (2001-2004), and the School of Visual Theatre, Jerusalem (1993-2000). His stage work was seen in the U.S., Canada, France and Israel. He is the recipient of several awards, among them the Rosenblum Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts and two Fulbright fellowships. He was the initiator and organizer of the 2010 international conference RS & PS: Richard Schechner and Performance Studies at the University of Haifa. He holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and his main academic interests are avant-garde performance, ritual, especially healing rites and shamanism, ritual clowning and medical clowning. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sharon Aronson-Lehavi

Sharon Aronson-Lehavi (PhD) is a tenured Senior Lecturer of theatre and performance studies at the Department of Comparative Literature, Bar-Ilan University. In 2012 she was appointed as a member of the Israel Young Academy, established by the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. She is the author of Gender and Feminism in Modern Theatre (Open University Press, 2013, Hebrew), Street Scenes: Late Medieval Acting and Performance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), and editor of Wanderers and Other Israeli Plays (Seagull Books, In Performance Series, 2009). She holds a PhD in Theatre Studies from the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). Her awards include a Fulbright grant for doctoral studies, a Dan David post-doctoral research award, a membership in a German Israeli Foundation (GIF) research team, and the 2012 award for Excellence in Teaching, Bar-Ilan University. In 2013–14, she is a Lisa and Douglas Goldman Visiting Israeli Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Zerbib

David Zerbib teaches Philosophy of Art and Aesthetics at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and at the Geneva University of Art and Design. His research interests concern the theory of performance and the aesthetics of performance art. He develops his activity through different academic, artistic and cultural contexts. Among his recent publications: ‘The Four Parameters of the Ontology of Performance (and their doubles)’ in Performance: life of the archive and topicality, AICA/Presses du réel (forthcoming); ‘The myth of the active subject: An interview with Claire Bishop,’ in The Work of Art as Dispositif: Setting the Stage for Audience Participation, France: CNRS (forthcoming); ‘Is performance performative?’ Art press 2, n°18, august-october 2010; ‘The performantial regime of the work of art,’ (Art Press 2, nov 2007- janv 2008). He curated Ce qui perd forme, an exhibition devoted to the history of performance art, in Toulouse, France (2010) and is the editor of In Octavo. Des formats de l’art, (France: Presses du réel, 2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014


...The core exhibition of the Warsaw Museum of the History of Polish Jews is scheduled to open in the second half of 2014. Its programme director, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, was interviewed on Skype on 17 February 2013, responding...

Events and adaptations inspired by multiple plays or themes

A Year of Shakespeare : Re-living the World Shakespeare Festival

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2013


...The Hollow Crown: Richard II, directed for the BBC by Rupert Goold Peter Orford It comes as quite a shock, after the bounty of international Shakespeares this year, to come across a production that is (a) in English...