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This is a study of the role of the dramaturg in intercultural dramaturgy relationships, with a specific focus on dramaturgs practicing, or with experience practicing, in the multicultural city of Toronto. Through analysis of interviews I conducted with six dramaturgs in the summer of 2017, I...
Canadian theatre has always been an exercise in inter-cultural negotiation, yet in the past few decades, the official multicultural legislation has provided opportunities for more artists belonging to ethnic minorities to consciously diversify our country’s theatre practice. Montreal based...
This interdisciplinary and intersectional thesis addresses the cult of Artemis Orthia at Sparta and particularly the 6th century BCE grotesque terracotta masks recovered there by the British School of Athens in the early 20th century. Using both material culture and literary data as primary...
The following is an analysis of Emmanuelle Marie’s 2003 play CUT as it intersects the theories of Hélène Cixous’ “écriture féminine" primarily expressed through her essays “The Laugh of the Medusa” and “Sorties.” This paper will additionally present an overview to feminine writing along with a...
This thesis examines Anna Deavere Smith's contribution to American theatre with regard to her life and artistic practice. The first chapter examines Smith's development of her theatrical project, On The Road: The Search for American Character with its approach to acting that emphasizes empathetic...
Québécois Director/Writer/Performer/Filmmaker Robert Lepage is internationally recognized for his striking multimedia productions and transformative mise-en-scène. This thesis specifically explores Lepage’s staging of two Igor Stravinsky operas: The Rake’s Progress (2007), and The Nightingale and...
This dissertation examines the ways in which the living body dissolves or disintegrates in early modern literature. I juxtapose surgical narratives with dramatic and literary texts in order to better understand the cultural significance of living bodies suffering afflictions that cause them to...
Introduction. Intergenerational programs have been touted to address the generation gaps and isolation of older adults. Mutual contact alone has produced mixed results, but attention to the intergenerational program content demonstrates well-being benefits. This practice-based article examines...
“Putting Fear and Prejudice on Trial”: New Narratives for Queer Documentary Theatre in Dustin Lance Black’s 8Download
This thesis explores contemporary documentary theatre within the context of queer studies. While there are many plays that fall into the category of queer documentary theatre including The Laramie Project, Another American, and Execution of Justice, this research examines Dustin Lance Black’s new...