TaPRA 2018, Aberystwyth, History and Historiography WG: Industry Professionals/Professional Industry: Distinctions and Divisions.

Deadline: April 20, 2018
TAPRA, University of Aberystwyth, 5-7 September, 2018   History and Historiography Working Group Industry Professionals/Professional Industry: Distinctions and Divisions.   Last year at TaPRA Salford, the History and Historiography Working Group focused upon the concepts of industry and work within the theatre/performance profession. The papers shared and the resulting discussion were instructive, as two distinctions regularly emerged: between amateur and professional theatre...

Industry Professionals/Professional Industry

Deadline: April 13, 2017
In the introduction to Performing Environments: Site-Specificity in Medieval and Early Modern English Drama, Susan Bennett and Mary Polito begin by calling for a more expansive history of seventeenth century drama, theatre and performance. They acknowledge why urban, usually London sites and performances have so often been the priority for theatre historians, as permanent playing spaces in the capital resulted in a tangible archive comprising ‘extant playtexts; information about theatre...

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