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Performing Failure? Anomalous Amateurs in Jérôme Bel’s Disabled Theater and The Show Must Go On 2015

Artist/Author: Sarah Gorman | Reference: A0735 | Type: Article

The article interrogates the use of amateur and professional disabled performers in the emerging strain of performance practice known as 'performing failure'.

Passionate Amateurs: Theatre, Communism, and Love

Artist/Author: Nicholas Ridout | Reference: P2407 | ISBN: 9780472119073 | Type: Publication

Passionate Amateurs argues that theatre in modern capitalism can help us think afresh about notions of work, time, and freedom. Its title concept is a theoretical and historical figure, someone whose work in theatre is undertaken within capitalism, but motivated by a love that desires something different.