Issue 53

Australasian Drama Studies

Volume 53 October 2008

 

Contents

MEREDITH ROGERS and ELIZABETH SCHAFER
Introduction:Lineages, Techniques, Training and Traditions

BREE HADLEY
Influences, Institutions and Outcomes: A Survey of Masters and Doctoral Theses on Actor Training in Australia, 1979-2004

IAN MAXWELL
'All Exercise Sessions to Take Place in Complete Silence': Performance Syndicate and the Rise and Fall of the Grotowskian Ideal 1969-1974

GEOFFREY MILNE
Lighthouse: A 'Mainstage" Ensemble Experience

PETER ECKERSALL and YONI PRIOR
Lineages, Training, Techniques and Tradition: Rethinking the Place of Rusden in Melbourne's Contemporary Theatre - A Roundtable Discussion

LIZA-MARE SYRON
'The Bennelong Complex': Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Indigenous Theatre and Performance Practice

PETA TAIT
Bodies Perform Inner Emotions: Stanislavski's Legacy

BARRY LAING
Physical Practice/Imaginal Play: Un-disciplining the Performer

ANDREW FILMER
The Place of Theatre Practice: Training and Aesthetic Tradition at Belvoir Street

MEREDITH ROGERS
Actors and Chairs: Towards the Genealogy of a Rehearsal Room Exercise

KATE ROSSMANITH
Traditions and Training in Rehearsal Practice

JULIAN MEYRICK
Wayne Blair in Interview

NIAMH DOWLING
Moving into Performance:Using the Principles of the Alexander Technique to Underpin and Enhance the Ator's Training

LYNN EVERETT
Jacques Lecoq's Bouffons in Australia

ROSEMARY FARRELL
Nanjing Project: Chinese Acrobatcs, Australain New Circus and Hybrid Intercultural Performance

MARIA BRIGIDA DE MIRANDA
The NYID Workshop: Physical Performance in Space

Reviews

HILARY HALBA, Number Two and BARE by Tao Fraser;

LISA WARRINGTON, Three Plays: Skin Tight, Mo & Jess Kill Susie,
An Unseasonable Fall of Snow by Gary Henderson;

JERRY JAFFEE, Performing Aotearoa: New Zealand Theatre & Drama in an age of Transition by Marc Maufort and David O'donnell, eds;

JASNA NOVAKOVIC, Plays of the '50s, Volume 1, by Katherine Brisbane, ed.;

MARK SETON, Riflemind by Andrew Upton;

MARK SETON, It Just Stopped and Myth, Propaganda and Disaster in Nazi Germany and Contemporary America: A Drama in 30 Scenes by Stephen Sewell;

ADAM BROINOWSKI, Strangers Inbetween and adaptation of Timothy Conigrave's Holding the Man by Tommy Murphy;

GLENN D'CRUZ, Stage Presence by Jane Goodall;

ADAM BROINOWSKI, Class Act: Melbourne Workers Theatre 1987-2007 by Glen D'Cruz ed.;

WILLIAM PETERSON, Haresh Sharma: The Cultural Politics of Playwriting in Contemporary Singapore, Interlogue: Studies in Singapore Literature, Volume 6, by David Birch;

BRYONI TREZISE, The Theatre of Societas Raffaello Sanzio by Claudia Castellucci, Romeo Castellucci, chiara Guidi, Joe Kelleher and Nicholas Ridout.