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

Acknowledgments

List of Figures

Editorial Preface

Notes on the Texts

Editorial Note

PART I

 

Letter to Jerzy Grotowski

Eugenio Barba

 

The Man in Her Dream

Marianne Ahrne

 

PART II

Grotowski and the Reduta Tradition

Zbigniew Osinski

 

Grotowski and Flaszen: Why a Theatre Laboratory?

Leszek Kolankiewicz

 

My Second Meeting with Grotowski

Zdenek Horínek

 

PART III

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

 

APPENDIX

 

From the Film Il Teatr Laboratorium di Jerzy Grotowski:

Jerzy Grotowski interviewed by Marianne Ahrne

 

Notes on Contributors

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