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Thursday, September 5 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Working Group Session 3: Directing and Dramaturgy

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Strangers and Migrants


Kara McKechnie

Performing (Br)Exile: Dramaturgies of Estrangement in the UK and GermanyThis paper considers cross-cultural practice which grows out of political estrangement, focusing on Anglo-German cultural exchange and exile. The impulse comes from a quotation by director Peter Zadek (1926... Read More →

Szabolcs Musca

Deconstructing Strangeness: migrant theatre and dramaturgies of belonging In her Strange Encounters, Sara Ahmed provides an important analysis on the figure of migrant often constructed as a stranger, asking: ‘how can we read migrant narratives without taking for granted the stranger... Read More →

Mary Mazzilli

Strangeness in post-Brexit Britain: migrant communities in North Essex connected through theatre. Considering the effect of the Brexit referendum, the ‘human side of migration’ has involved migrant communities (Syrian, Polish, Filippino and Chinese) from the North Essex region... Read More →

Thursday September 5, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm BST
Thornlea: White House 3