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Women, collective creation, and devised performance : the rise of women theatre artists in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries / Kathryn Mederos Syssoyeva, Scott Proudfit, editors.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xx, 348 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-336) and index.
Contents:
Part I: First wave, 1900-1945. Toward a new history of women in the modern theatre : an introduction / Kathryn Mederos Syssoyeva and Scott Proudfit ; Raising the curtain on Suzanne Bing's life in the theatre / Jane Baldwin ; From Neva Boyd to Viola Spolin : how social group work in 1920s' settlement houses defined collective creation in 1960s' theatres / Scott Proudfit ; A democratic legacy : Hallie Flanagan and the Vassar Experimental Theatre / Elizabeth A. Osborne ; Alexandra Remizova : an "actors' director" / Andrei Malaev-Babel -- Part II: Second wave, 1945-1985. Mnouchkine & Co. : constructing a collective / David Calder ; Ruth Maleczech, JoAnne Akalaitis, and the Mabou Mines family aesthetic / Jessica Silsby Brater ; "Hers and his" : Carolyn Swift, Alan Simpson, and collective creation at Dublin's Pike Theatre / Siobhán O'Gorman ; From the center to the heartland : the collective, collaborative conscience of Jo Ann Schmidman, Megan Terry, Sora Kimberlain, and the Omaha Magic Theatre (1968-1998) / Anne Fletcher ; Historiographing a feminist utopia : collective creation, history, and feminist theatre in Canada / Michelle MacArthur ; Monstrous regiment : the gendered politics of collaboration, writing, and authorship in the UK from the 1970s onwards / Sarah Sigal -- Part III: Third wave, 1985-present. Judith Malina and the Living Theatre : storming the barricades and creating collectively / Cindy Rosenthal ; Bryony Lavery : nerves of steel and a forgiving heart / Karen Morash ; Women, transmission, and creative agency in the Grotowski diaspora / Virginie Magnat ; The women of Odin Teatret : creativity, challenge, legacy / Adam J. Ledger ; Doing what comes naturally? : women and devising in the UK today / Alex Mermikides and Jackie Smart ; Devising downtown : collective creation and female leadership in contemporary New York / Rachel Anderson-Rabern ; (The waters) between Africa and America : revelations in process, theatrical-jazz, and Sharon Bridgforth's River see / Nia O. Witherspoon ; Hands like starfish/Feet like moons : disabled women's theatre collectives / Victoria Lewis ; Pussy Riot and performance as social practice : collectivity, collaboration, and communal bond / Julia Listengarten.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
  • Rise of women theater artists in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
  • Rise of women theater artists in the 20th and 21st centuries
  • Rise of women theatre artists in the 20th and 21st centuries
ISBN:
  • 9781137603272
  • 1137603275
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016949421
OCLC:
944474157
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