Crossing Cultural Borders Through the Actor's Work: Foreign by Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento

By Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento

A refined research of ways the intersection of method, reminiscence, and mind's eye tell performance, this book redirects the intercultural debate through focusing completely at the actor at paintings. along the views of other prominent intercultural actors, this learn attracts from unique interviews with Ang Gey Pin (formerly with the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards) and Roberta Carreri (Odin Teatret). by means of illuminating the hidden artistic techniques often unavailable to outsiders--the actor’s apprenticeship, education, personality improvement, and rehearsals--Nascimento both unearths how assumptions in keeping with race or ethnicity are misguiding, difficulty definitions of intra- and intercultural practices, and details how functionality analyses and claims of appropriation fail to think about the everlasting transformation of the actor’s identification that cultural transmission and embodiment represent.

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