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Programme notes: case studies for locating experimental theatre

Programme notes: case studies for locating experimental theatre

Keiden, Lois, editor of compilation; Mitchell, C. J. (Editor), editor of compilation; Live Art Development Agency, publisher

Programme Notes: Case Studies For Locating Experimental Theatre is a collection of commissioned essays, case studies and interviews reflecting the exciting and complex relationships between ‘mainstream’ stages and ‘experimental’ theatre practices.The first edition of Programme Notes, published in 2007, featured contributions by Lyn Gardner, Tim Etchells, Neil Bartlett, Stella Hall, John McGrath, Alan Rivett, Mark Borkowski, Rose Fenton, Brian Logan, Lucy Neal, Keith Khan, Simon Casson, Louise Jeffreys, Judith Knight and Toni Racklin.This revised and expanded edition includes the original contributions whilst illustrating some of the seismic shifts that have taken place across the theatre landscape of the UK since 2007 through new profiles of the work of Manchester International Festival, National Theatre Scotland, BAC (Battersea Arts Centre) and Forest Fringe. New contributors: Marina Abramovic, Alex Poots, Amanda Coogan, Vicky Featherstone, Mary Brennan, David Micklem, David Jubb, Andy Field and Deborah Pearson."This small, cutely presented volume may turn out to be the most significant British Theatre book published this year." Plays International on the first edition, 2007

Paperback, Book. English.
Revised and expanded second edition.
Published London: Live Art Development Agency, 2013
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Edition statement: edited by Lois Keidan and C.J. Mitchell.
ISBN: 184943459X, 9781849434591
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Published in association with Oberon Books.
Note: Previous edition: 2007.
Physical Description: 191 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 19 cm
Subject: Experimental theater Great Britain.; Performing Arts.

Author note

Former Director of Live Arts at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (1992-1997) Lois Keidan is a co-founder and the Co-Director of the Live Art Development Agency. She contributes articles on performance to a range of journals and publications and regularly gives talks on performance at festivals, colleges, and conferences in Britain and internationally.

CJ Mitchell is a Co-Director of the Live Art Development Agency. Previously, CJ was Executive Director of the Links Hall performance space in Chicago; Managing Director of Performing Arts Chicago; Administrative Director at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago; an Associate/fundraising member and Company Manager of Goat Island Performance Group; and General Manager of the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow.