Aesthetic diversities

Aesthetic diversities

 

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Aesthetic diversities I: Realism and its discontents—some different ways forward, by Daniel Mroz, theatre creator and associate professor University of Ottawa

Daniel provides context for our theatre’s tendency to embrace a ‘realistic’ aesthetic, and provides alternative perspectives on space, time and action by drawing on a variety of other-than-Western performance traditions.

 

 

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Aesthetic diversities II: Collaborative creation or devised theatre training for actors, by Diana Belshaw, actor and director of the Theatre Performance Program at Humber College
 
In this video, Diana discusses collaborative or devised theatre and the role it can play in actor training—especially how it provides young artists the ability to create original and complex work that extends the more specifically technical part of their training.