Dear readers, let me invite you all to a talk I have co-organized with the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at U of T as part of their Friday Chat Series:

Annemarie Matzke
(University of Hildesheim, Germany)

“Theatre at Work: Towards a Theory of Theatre Rehearsal Practice”

Friday 19 April, 1.00-3.00pm

Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College Street (St. George entrance), 3rd floor
No registration. Free admission.

Annemarie Matzke is Professor for Experimental Forms of Contemporary Theatre at the University of Hildesheim (Germany) as well as a founding member of the German performance collective She She Pop.

She is a graduate of the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies in Giessen, and holds doctoral degrees from the University of Hildesheim and the Freie Universität Berlin.

Her publications include a recent monograph, Arbeit am Theater: Eine Diskursgeschichte der Probe (Theatre and Labour: A History of the Discourse of Rehearsal, 2012), a number of co-edited collections of essays (Das Buch der Angewandten Theaterwissenschaft [The Applied Theatre Studies Book, 2011], among others), and dozens of articles. She has received numerous international awards for her work as a researcher and performer, and has been invited, as a member of She She Pop, to many international festivals as well as to the Theatertreffen in Berlin.

She She Pop’s Testament is part of the current WorldStage season at the Harbourfront Centre.

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