Conceived as a comprehensive knowledge sharing project on actor’s techniques, the Journal of Theatre Anthropology (JTA), founded by Eugenio Barba, is published under the auspices of the International School of Theatre Anthropology (ISTA), with the support of the Fondazione Barba Varley, in collaboration with Odin Teatret Archives and the Centre for Theatre Laboratory Studies of the Dramaturgy Department of Aarhus University (Denmark).
The Segal Theatre Center presents “Theatre as Politics by Other Means”. Conversation with Eugenio Barba and Julia Varley
Join us for a talk with Barba and Varley about their current projects. The 2022 Living Archive Floating Islands project, conceived by Eugenio Barba, which will be installed
A performance composed and directed by Eugenio Barba. National Theatre of Budapest, 20 May 2023 Anastasis depicts Life’s different phases and realities from birth to death and again
Live-streaming of the 17th ISTA session directed by Eugenio Barba
PRE-EXPRESSIVITY – COMPOSITION – MONTAGE The ISTA session will take place in Pécsvárad and Budapest (Hungary), 7-21 May 2023 The live-streaming will record all the work with Eugenio Barba
ISTA Pécsvárad-Budapest (Hungary), 7-21 May 2023 “Pre-expressivity – composition – montage”
Theatre Olympics 2023 and Fondazione Barba Varley in collaboration with Sinum Theatre Laboratory organise the 17th session of ISTA/NG, directed by Eugenio Barba.
ISTA. The principles that dance
Text written by Gregorio Amicuzi, tranlasted from Spanish to English by Pedro Rothstein. 12-22 October 2021 We are in Favignana, a small island of the Aegadian
Contemporary Acting Techniques in Eurasian Theatre, Performance and Audiovisual Arts: Intercultural and Intermedia Perspective
For more information, inquiries and admission, please visit the following webpage (link). Contemporary Acting Techniques in Eurasian Theatre, Performance and Audiovisual Arts: Intercultural and Intermedia Perspective
Meetings on Third Theatre and Theatre Anthropology. A Tribute to Eugenio Barba: 85 years of life, 60 years of theatre, 34 years of encounters in Brazil
Free online event, broadcast on Youtube on the channel Terceiro Teatro 2021 More information on Instagram @Terceiro_Teatro2021 and on Facebook Terceiro Teatro 2021 Coordination: Ricardo Gomes
Center of Theatre Anthropology. 2nd International Conference of Theatre Anthropology. “Barters: to give, to take, and to reciprocate”
“Mikis Theodorakis” Theatre, 28th of August 2021, Chania (Crete, Greece)
List of the performances ISTA/NG 12-22 October 2021, Favignana, Italy
All performances will take place at Stabilimento Florio, Favignana (map). Calendar (provisional, to be confirmed): 12 October, h. 9.00 p.m: Judith, performance with Roberta Carreri, directed
Thinking with the Feet/Pensare con i Piedi
Actor´s techniques and theatre anthropology/Tecniche di attore e antropologia teatrale.
The Performers’ Village. Times, techniques and Theories at ISTA
An introduction to ISTA. In this volume, the villagers seek to present the times as much as the theories of ISTA.
The Paper Canoe. A Guide to Theatre Anthropology
In this book Eugenio Barba analyses his thirty years of experience with the actors of Odin Teatret. He relates it to the research he has conducted in different environments and theatrical traditions of Europe, America and Asia, and he presents the results achieved by ISTA, which he founded in 1979,
The Five Continents of Theatre. Facts and Legends about the Material Culture of the Actor (in English)
The Five Continents of Theatre undertakes the exploration of the material culture of the actor, which involves the actors’ pragmatic relations and technical functionality, their behaviour, the norms and conventions that interact with those of the audience and the society in which actors and spectators equally take part.
A Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology. The Secret Art of the Performer
New revised and changed edition of the previous book “Anatomie de l’acteur”. The results of research into theatre anthropology at ISTA 1980 – 95.
ISTA I. Bonn, Germany, 1 – 31 October 1980. “Theatre Anthropology”
Organisers: Hans Jürgen Nagel, Kulturamt der Stadt Bonn, Germany Under the auspicies of the ITI, International Theatre Institute
Financed by: German Commission of UNESCO, Kulturamt der Stadt Bonn, Sekretariat für Gemeinsame Kulturarbeit Wuppertal, The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Germany, Italy and France and The Japan Foundation