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Editorial (2018)
Journal Article
Edinborough, C. (2018). Editorial. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 9(2), 139-141. doi:10.1080/19443927.2018.1475159

Editorial for a special issue of Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, dedicated to training for immersive, interactive and participatory performance.

Using the method to be myself: adapting and appropriating historical training approaches for interactive performance (2018)
Journal Article
Edinborough, C. (2018). Using the method to be myself: adapting and appropriating historical training approaches for interactive performance. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 9(2), 174-188. doi:10.1080/19443927.2018.1453863

This article examines how notions of artistic truth and authenticity articulated by Konstantin Stanislavski and his followers might be adapted for use within interactive and immersive performance. Making connections between Stanislavski's aesthetics... Read More

Twisting your melon: describing tricky movements on the page (2016)
Journal Article
Edinborough, C. (2016). Twisting your melon: describing tricky movements on the page. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 7(2), 278-282. doi:10.1080/19443927.2016.1210921

Describes a warm-up exercise for drama students.

Constructing dialectical images in sound and space : adapting Walter Benjamin's The Arcades project (2016)
Journal Article
Edinborough, C. (2016). Constructing dialectical images in sound and space : adapting Walter Benjamin's The Arcades project. Performance Research, 21(3), 47-53. doi:10.1080/13528165.2016.1176737

In November 2014 a specially created audio walk, A Roving Soul: Walking the City with Walter Benjamin, was presented as part of the School of Advanced Study’s Being Human Festival of the Humanities. The piece invited listeners to put on headphones an... Read More

Form and spontaneity: training for improvisation in football and theatre (2012)
Journal Article
Edinborough, C. (2012). Form and spontaneity: training for improvisation in football and theatre. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 3(2), 199-207. doi:10.1080/19443927.2012.686448

This article explores the relationships between training approaches within football and improvised theatre. Drawing on the writings of Victor Turner, the article examines the liminoid nature of football and theatre, arguing that the formalised constr... Read More

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). doi:10.1080/19443927.2010.543917. ISSN 1944-3927

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