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Theatre Anthropology in Brasilia

A Arte Secreta do Ator is a high-quality professional residence with Eugenio Barba and Julia Varley on theatre anthropology. Lasting four days, it has been organised every year since 2008 by Cia. YinsPiração Poéticas Contemporâneas in Brasília (Brazil) for only sixteen active actors and ten observers, directors and scholars from Brazil and the rest of the world.

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O Poste School of Theatre Anthropology

According to the researcher Cristina Tolentino, the recurrent principles of theatre an-thropology researched by Eugenio Barba in various cultures underline the uniqueness of each actor, group, and cultural historical horizon: the discovery of the common prin-ciples of scenic presence is applied to one’s own research identifying with a theatrical, transcultural history, built by masters or creators of other cultures.

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ISTA III. Blois-Malakoff, France, 12 – 26 April 1985. “Dialogue between Cultures”

Organisers: Patrick Pezin, Bouffonneries Contrastes
Financed by: Etablissement Public Régional de la Région Centre, Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles de la Région Centre, Direction du Développement Culturel, Action Française d’Action Artistique (AFAA), Ministère de la Culture – Direction des Théâtres, Office National de la Diffusion Artistique (ONDA), Maison d’édition Bouffonneries-Contrastes.


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ISTA V. Salento, Italy, 1-14/09/1987. “The Actor’s Tradition and the Spectator’s Identity”

Organisers: Giorgio Di Lecce, Cristina Ria, Mediterranea Teatro-laboratorio and Nicola Savarese, University of Lecce. Under the Auspices of Ministero del Turismo e Spettacolo and Ministero Affari Esteri, Italy.
Financed by: Regione Puglia, Provincia di Lecce, Consorzio per il Teatro Pubblico Pugliese, Camera di Commercio di Lecce, Comune di Lecce, Comune di Copertino.


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JTA
Journal of Theatre Anthropology

The new journal is an open-access platform for research on Theatre Anthropology. It focuses on two main fields of investigation: the rediscovery of the fundamental aspects and the main theoretical issues in this field; the enhancing of new research into the pivotal study of the “performer’s pre-expressive scenic behaviour”, according to Eugenio Barba’s definition.

Open access