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Friday, September 6 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Working Group Session 4: Directing and Dramaturgy

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Feminist Disruptions


Nora Williams

(Un-)Strangemaking Gender: Cross- and Single-Gender Productions of ShakespeareWhile review headlines would have us believe that casting women in Shakespearean roles normally given to men is a new and fleeting trend, women have been playing male characters on professional stages in... Read More →
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Hannah Greenstreet

Re-estranging realism: Ophelias Zimmer (2015) by Katie Mitchell, Chloe Lamford and Alice BirchIn Unmaking Mimesis (1997), Elin Diamond argues ‘realism operates in concert with ideology’ because it ‘mystifies the process of theatrical signification’, ‘naturalizes the relation... Read More →

Isabel Gatzke

On Strangeness – Dramaturgies of Alienation  In her essay Dramaturgy and the Facilitation of Encounters Synne K. Behrndt describes how »dialogue, encounter and potential collision with ›otherness‹ can be dramaturgical strategies […], inviting an exploration of the ways in... Read More →

Rebecca Benzie

Estrangement in Narrative Content and Dramaturgical Structure: a feminist exploration of the reimagining of history in the work of Helen Edmundson. This paper interrogates unfamiliar historical representation and dramaturgical structures in the work of playwright Helen Edmundson... Read More →

Friday September 6, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm BST
Thornlea: White House 3