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"What governs life": Švankmajer's Faust in Prague (2011)
Journal Article
Drábek, P., & North, D. (2011). "What governs life": Švankmajer's Faust in Prague. Shakespeare bulletin, 29(4), 525-542. https://doi.org/10.1353/shb.2011.0065

An article on Jan Švankmajer's 1994 film Lekce Faust with a contextual introduction to Švankmajer's films, contemporary Czech politics and society, Elizabethan drama and the tradition of Czech marionette theatre.

Náruc Shakespeara (An armful of Shakespeare) (2011)
Journal Article
Drabek, P. (2011). Náruc Shakespeara (An armful of Shakespeare). Divadelní revue, 22(3), 67 - 90

A critical article on the recent Czech Shakespeare criticism and translations, elaborating the contextual significance, theorizing the consequences and reflecting the current state of Czech theatre practice, translations and Shakespeare studies.

Tendence v našem myšlení o divadle (Trends in our thinking on the theatre) (2011)
Journal Article
Drabek, P. (2011). Tendence v našem myšlení o divadle (Trends in our thinking on the theatre). Theatralia, 14(2), 285 - 291

A critical essay on the papers presented at the international theatre studies conference held at the Theatre Faculty of the Janácek Academy of Performing Arts, 2008, to the honour of Prof. Ivo Osolsobe. These papers were published in a collection ent... Read More about Tendence v našem myšlení o divadle (Trends in our thinking on the theatre).

Príspevek k provázkovské mytologii (a contribution to the mythology of the Goose on a String Theatre) (2011)
Journal Article
Drabek, P. (2011). Príspevek k provázkovské mytologii (a contribution to the mythology of the Goose on a String Theatre). Theatralia, 14(2), 266 - 267

A critical review of Petr Oslzlý's book "Theatre on a String's Commedia dell'Arte Production (1974-1985): An Analysis, Reconstruction and Documentation of Peter Scherhaufer's and Harlequin Boleslav Polívka's Production" (Brno: JAMU, 2011).

Torontská disertace o ceském divadle (A Toronto doctoral dissertation on Czech theatre) (2011)
Journal Article
Drabek, P. (2011). Torontská disertace o ceském divadle (A Toronto doctoral dissertation on Czech theatre). Theatralia, 14(2), 277 - 279

A critical review of Adam Grunzke's PhD thesis "Models of Aesthetic Subversion: Ideas, Spaces, and Objects in Czech Drama and Theatre of the 1950s and 1960s", defended at the University of Toronto.

Absolute tempo in multiple performances of aboriginal songs: Analyzing recordings of Djanba 12 and Djanba 14 (2011)
Journal Article
Bailes, F., & Barwick, L. (2011). Absolute tempo in multiple performances of aboriginal songs: Analyzing recordings of Djanba 12 and Djanba 14. Music Perception, 28(5), 473-490. https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2011.28.5.473

Songs that are not notated but transmitted through live performance are of particular interest for the psychological study of the stability of tempo across multiple performances. While experimental research points to highly accurate memory for the te... Read More about Absolute tempo in multiple performances of aboriginal songs: Analyzing recordings of Djanba 12 and Djanba 14.

Developing decision-making skills for performance through the practice of mindfulness in somatic training (2011)
Journal Article
Edinborough, C. (2011). Developing decision-making skills for performance through the practice of mindfulness in somatic training. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 2(1), 18-33. https://doi.org/10.1080/19443927.2010.543917

Decision-making is a fundamental part of the actor's work. Actors must choose how to present a character, how to tell a story, and how to communicate with an audience. This article examines how certain somatic practices used in actor-training can imp... Read More about Developing decision-making skills for performance through the practice of mindfulness in somatic training.