Odin Teatret: Theatre in a New Century brings information and analysis of this influential group up to date by drawing on fresh research, a focus on Odin Teatret's latest work and developments, and direct access to company and its members. The Odin's contemporary productions since 2000 are discussed, including The Chronic Life, Andersen's Dream and Salt. The book offers a reassessment of Odin's legendary actor training, now very different from previous studies. Odin Teatret's recent emphasis on community work is discussed for the first time, including developments in 'barter' activities and a detailed description of the 'Festuge' in its home town. Barba's intercultural practice is assessed alongside two major Theatrum Mundi productions, Ur-Hamlet and The Marriage of Medea. Lavishly illustrated, Odin Teatret: Theatre in a New Century considers the work and legacy of this vital theatre group, and will appeal to the theatre scholar and maker, spectator and student.It is also the sheer number of Foreigners that forces this intervention by a large group of outsiders through the vibrancy of the mob. Although the assumption of mutual curiosity became a pedagogical model during the preparations for Theanbsp;...
|Author||:||Adam J. Ledger|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2012-07-31|