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King Me! Alberta Drag King Performance, 1997-2016: Examining Constituency Audiences and The Communicative Functions of GenderDownload
When it comes to issues of sexual diversity specifically within Canada, Alberta’s history demonstrates a track record of extreme social conservativism and intense policy battles over sexual minority rights. Prior to 2015, the Alberta government consistently “resisted the inclusion of GLBT people...
This thesis closely examines postcolonial politics in Francis Imbuga’s Betrayal in the City (1976), The Return of Mgofu (2011) and The Green Cross of Kafira (2013). The study critically uses the postcolonial perspective to assess the three plays diachronically. The postcolonial stance situates...
A Rhizomatic Analysis of Stage Management in Modern Alberta Theatre Practice: Keeping the Breath AliveDownload
This is a study of the role of technology in the stage management profession, with a specific focus on professional and social practices, in Alberta theatres. Through the interviews I conducted with five professional stage managers in the summer and fall of 2018, I investigate how stage managers...
Traditional dramaturgical practice does not adequately account for how emergent digital media can interact with elements of performance in intermedial theatre, leading to an art form that is critically and compositionally inaccessible. When live and not-live components interact on stage, how does...
At the end of the 1960s and the beginning of the 70s, political comedy grew exponentially in Syria and Lebanon. This phenomenon was represented mainly in the performances of three troupes: Thorns Theatre (Al-Shuk Theatre مسرح الشوك), Tishreen Troupe (Ferqet Tishreen فرقة تشرين ), and Ziyad...
In 2008 Swiss theatre-maker Milo Rau and a group of collaborators founded the production company the International Institute of Political Murder. Since 2008, Rau and company have created a unique and identifiable brand of documentary-inspired political theatre. Early IIPM projects such as Die...