Grotowski's Empty Room: A Challenge to the Theatre

Grotowski's Empty Room: A Challenge to the Theatre

by Paul Allain (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781906497231
Publisher: Seagull Books
Publication date: 09/15/2009
Series: Seagull Books - Enactments Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Paul Allain is Professor of Theatre and Performance at the University of Kent, Canterbury. Since 2006, he has been leading the Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded British Grotowski Project as well as developing research collaborations with the Moscow Art Theatre School.

Table of Contents


List of Figures

Editorial Preface

Notes on the Texts

Editorial Note



Letter to Jerzy Grotowski

Eugenio Barba


The Man in Her Dream

Marianne Ahrne



Grotowski and the Reduta Tradition

Zbigniew Osinski


Grotowski and Flaszen: Why a Theatre Laboratory?

Leszek Kolankiewicz


My Second Meeting with Grotowski

Zdenek Horínek



The Empty Room: Studying Jerzy Grotowski’s Towards a Poor Theatre

Franco Ruffini


Grotowski’s Double Vision

Fernando Taviani


Grotowski and the Twentieth-Century Theatre’s Secret

 Marco De Marinis


The Theatrologist, the Spectator and the ‘Performing Arts’: Grotowski’s and the Workcenter’s Challenge

Marco De Marinis


Grotwoski, or the Border Ferryman

Marc Fumaroli




From the Film Il Teatr Laboratorium di Jerzy Grotowski:

Jerzy Grotowski interviewed by Marianne Ahrne


Notes on Contributors

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