|Eugenio Barba (1936-) Founder and director of the Odin Teatret since 1964, having trained with Jerzy Grotowski in Poland in the early 1960s. Barba's practice has been strongly influenced by Eastern forms of dance and drama and his productions tend to foreground the ritualistic, visual and movement dimensions of theatre.|
|Jean-Louis Barrault (1910-94) As a young man he worked with Antonin Artaud, and between 1931 and 1933 trained and researched into the nature of mime with Étienne Decroux. In 1946 he created the Compagnie Renaud-Barrault with his actress wife, Madeleine Renaud. Barrault was resident director at many of Paris's leading theatres, including the Odéon and the Théâtre du Rond Point. His most famous performance was as the mime artist Duburau in Marcel Carné's film Les Enfants du Paradis in 1945. Myra Felner suggests that|
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Publication information: Book title: Jacques Lecoq. Contributors: Simon Murray - Author. Publisher: Routledge. Place of publication: London. Publication year: 2003. Page number: 161.
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