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Looking at Meyerhold's Unseen Theatre (2022)
Book Chapter
Skinner, A. (2022). Looking at Meyerhold's Unseen Theatre. In J. Pitches, & S. Aquilina (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Vsevolod Meyerhold (80-98). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003110804-8

This essay addresses the importance of visual spectatorship in Meyerhold’s theatre. By identifying and exploring the ‘modes of looking’ suggested by production examples from the late 1920s and 1930s, it considers the relationship between how scenogra... Read More about Looking at Meyerhold's Unseen Theatre.

Riding the waves: Uncovering biomechanics in Britain (2011)
Book Chapter
Skinner, A. (2011). Riding the waves: Uncovering biomechanics in Britain. In J. Pitches (Ed.), Russians in Britain : British Theatre and the Russian Tradition of Actor Training (86-109). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203146590

Identifying the influence of the Russian director vsevolod emilevich Meyerhold on British theatre is a problematic process. Productions are called ‘Meyerholdian’ for any number of reasons, from a revisionist approach to the role of the text to a cons... Read More about Riding the waves: Uncovering biomechanics in Britain.