Combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives and makers from the fields of dance, theatre, music, live and performance art, and activism to form a sourcebook for students, researchers and practitioners.
How does protest engage with theatre? What does theatre have to gain from protest?
Four interviews and ten essays, case studies, manifestos and anti-manifestos by theatre makers, curators, critics, and scholars, presenting various examples of audience participation in theatre and linking them to problems of participation in democracy and to socially engaged art.
Starting from the premise that live performance is experienced in a material, local context, the chapters analyse the intricate and complex workings of queer dramaturgy within specific venues, cities, nations or transnationally.
Special Issue; Volume 25, Issue 3.
In 1987, Paul Bright, a rebellious young Scottish director set out to stage James Hogg's cult novel Confessions of a Justified Sinner in a series of radical productions across Scotland. In 2010, Untitled Projects began work with the actor George Anton to assemble an archive and exhibition of this almost-forgotten feat of theatre.