Theatre Research in Canada

Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches Theatrales au Canada is an academic journal published semiannually by the University of Toronto. Originally titled, Theatre History in Canada, the journal was founded in 1980 and covers Canadian theatrical research.

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 1, Spring

He Who Dreams: Reflections on an Indigenous Life in Film
The performer stood in front of a blank white screen upon which projections appeared. Throughout the address, the performer read aloud from several scripts, which included dialogue, stage directions, shot descriptions, etc. Stage directions for...
Introduction/Presentation
If bodies are to be reconceived, not only must their matter and form be rethought, but so too must their environment and spatio-temporal location. Elizabeth Grosz, Space, Time, and Perversion (84) Audre Lorde, in a poem entitled "Syracuse Airport,"...
Legion of Memory: Performance at Branch 51
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Legion of Memory, a site-specific performance production cocreated by Andrew Houston and myself, was originally launched in June 2006 for the Tapestry Festival, a multicultural event in Kitchener, Ontario. Because of its...
Marc Maufort and Franca Bellarsi, Eds.: Crucible of Cultures: Anglophone Drama at the Dawn of a New Millennium
MARC MAUFORT and FRANCA BELLARSI, eds. Crucible of Cultures: Anglophone Drama at the Dawn of a New Millennium. Brussels: P.I.E.--Peter Lang, 2002. 343 pp. Marc Maufort, Professor of English literature and drama at the Universite Libre de...
Project [Murmur] and the Performativity of Space
"Where are you right now?" It is one of the most common questions one is asked when using a cell phone. "Where are you" has become a mantra of the mobile age, according to Sadie Plant (29), in an attempt to fix conceptually the disembodied voice...
Subjectivity<>culture<>communications<>intermedia: A Meditation on the "Impure Interactions" of Performance and the "In-Between" Space of Intimacy in a Wired World
preamble Whenever possible, we attempt to create intimacy with the audience by sharing the performance space with them. (Bluemouth 17) In three recent issues of Canadian Theatre Review (CTR Nos. 126,127, and 129),l have explored, from a variety...
The Bus Project: Technologies, Spectators and Locational Practices
In Canada's foremost national English language newspaper we find the following description of Cirque du Soleil's production KA at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas: "Imagine a Broadway stage that can rise, fall, float, become completely vertical,...
The Line, the Crack, and the Possibility of Architecture: Figure, Ground, Feminist Performance
[E]very cavity must be filled and no pocket left empty; [El one of the reasons for this is to prevent any creature from gaining access and making nests there or accumulating filth and seeds, which might result in the wild-fig sprouting from within...

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