Issue 60

Australasian Drama Studies

Issue 60, April 2012

 

Contents

Editorial note

MILNE, GEOFFREY

Articles

ADS at thirty: Three decades of Australasian drama, theatre, performance and scholarly research

FOTHERINGHAM, RICHARD; FORGASZ, RACHEL; GINTERS, LAURA; HUNTER, MARY ANN; WARRINGTON, LISA; MILNE, GEOFFREY

New Zealand Playwrights

From attack towards absolution: Bruce mason's early plays

CORBALLIS, DICK; MCCURDY, MARIAN

Robert Lord's New York: Big and small, notes on life and art

HALBA, HILARY

Recent Australian Drama

Voices unheard: The representation of Australian aborigines by left-wing playwrights 1940s-1960s

ZABALA, GABRIELA

Different kinds of doubling: Comparing some uses of character doubling in the ghosts trilogy, by Janis Balodis, and the captive, by Ben Ellis

TILLEY, ELSPETH

Colonial Stories (and beyond)

The early Sydney theatre revisited: A recently discovered playbill for 30 July 1796

JORDAN, ROBERT

'Celebrated executioner[s]': Shakespearean oratory and space in mid-nineteenth-century colonial Australia

ANAE, NICOLE

Unearthing the Bunyip: Clues to the representation of Australian identity, 1916-1925

LIPTON, MARTINA

Company Stories

Artistic vibrancy among Australia's five major dance companies

CHRISTOFIS, LEE

Transiting through the cultures of suburbia: How TheatreWorks discovered the community of an audience

DAVIES, PAUL

A great show-family business: Circus and edgley international

FARRELL, ROSEMARY; TAIT, PETA

Making the improbable inevitable: A history of the Malthouse theatre

REID, ROBERT

Training for the Profession

My body taught me how to act: Towards an epistemology of actor learning and apprenticeship

LIYANAGE, SAUMYA

'What is to count as knowledge': The evolving directing programme at the national institute of dramatic art

HAY, CHRISTOPHER

Further Recent Innovations

Staging virtual worlds

FEWSTER, RUSSELL

Archiving New Zealand theatre: TADB, the theatre Aotearoa database

WARRINGTON, LISA

Reviews

Performance and technology: Practices of virtual embodiment and interactivity [Book Review]

D'CRUZ, GLENN

Midnight in Moscow [Book Review]

O'DONNELL, DAVID

No. 8 wire: 8 plays/8 decades [Book Review]

WARRINGTON, LISA

Radical visions 1968-2008: The impact of the sixties on Australian drama [Book Review]

ACAROGLU, GORKEM

Ours as we play it: Australia plays Shakespeare [Book Review]

KAMARALLI, ANNA

Transfigured stages: Major practitioners and theatre aesthetics in Australia [Book Review]

REID, ROBERT

Aristophanes: Lysistrata, the women's festival and frogs, translated and with theatrical commentaries [Book Review]

MONAGHAN, PAUL