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Czech puppet theatre in global contexts: roots, theories and encounters (2015)
Journal Article
Billing, C. M., & Drábek, P. (2015). Czech puppet theatre in global contexts: roots, theories and encounters. Theatralia, 5-31. https://doi.org/10.5817/ty2015-2-1

This article is both an introduction to this volume as well as to the rich and enchanting world of Czech puppet theatre, with its unique combination of transnational and geographically and cultural distinctive features. Pavel Drábek's essay, incorpor... Read More about Czech puppet theatre in global contexts: roots, theories and encounters.

Meyerhold and the Cubists: Perspectives in Painting and Performance (2015)
Book
Skinner, A. (2015). Meyerhold and the Cubists: Perspectives in Painting and Performance. Bristol: Intellect

This book offers a rich analysis of collage practices in the theatre of Vsevolod Meyerhold. Focusing on the philosophical and formal tenets of the form, and supporting her analysis with wide-ranging examples from both theatre and fine art, Amy Skinne... Read More about Meyerhold and the Cubists: Perspectives in Painting and Performance.

Surfaces, depths and hypercubes: Meyerholdian scenography and the fourth dimension (2015)
Journal Article
Skinner, A. (2015). Surfaces, depths and hypercubes: Meyerholdian scenography and the fourth dimension. Theatre and performance design, 1(3), 204-219. https://doi.org/10.1080/23322551.2015.1099829

An appreciation of Meyerhold’s engagement with theatrical space is fundamental to understanding his directorial and pedagogic practice. This article begins by establishing Meyerhold’s theoretical and practical engagement with theatre as a fundamental... Read More about Surfaces, depths and hypercubes: Meyerholdian scenography and the fourth dimension.

EDITORIAL: Aesthetics and participation … (2015)
Journal Article
Conroy, C. (2015). EDITORIAL: Aesthetics and participation …. Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, 20(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1080/13569783.2014.1000631

Does it ever happen that a theoretical perspective is articulated, accepted and then sealed from further debate? There is a process of development, application, critique and assessment. Among other things, scholarly journals offer their communities o... Read More about EDITORIAL: Aesthetics and participation ….

English comedy and Central European marionette drama (2014)
Book Chapter
Drabek, P. (2014). English comedy and Central European marionette drama. In R. Henke, & E. Nicholson (Eds.), Transnational Mobilities in Early Modern Drama (131-155). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge

Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain (2014)
Book
Peacock, L. (2014). Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain. London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137438973

Slapstick comedy has a long and lively history from Greek Theatre to the present day. This book explores the ways in which comic pain and comic violence are performed within slapstick to make the audience laugh. It draws examples from theatre, televi... Read More about Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain.