Description - Collaborative Theatre by David Williams
Over the past thirty years Ariane Mnouchkine's 'Theatre du Soleil' has become one of the most celebrated companies in Europe, and Mnouchkine one of its best-known directors. Collaborative Theatre is the first in-depth sourcebook in English on 'Theatre du Soleil', providing English readers with first-hand accounts of the development of its collectivist practices and ideals. Collaborative Theatre presents critical and historical essays by theatre scholars from around the world as well as the writings of and interviews with members of le Theatre du Soleil, past and present. Projects discussed include: 1789 L'Age d'Or Richard II L'Indiade Les Atriades . Through the examinations of these productions the recurrent concerns of the company are addressed, such as; theatre as critical re-visioning of history; the training and prioritisation of performers; the role of a director in collective work; and the ethics and politics of collaboration.
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