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New Routledge/Icarus Series - ‘Theatre as a Laboratory’

Routledge are pleased to announce these English editions of Icarus Publishing Enterprise’s pioneering books, as part of our exciting new ‘Theatre as a Laboratory’ series.

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Under the editorial direction of Eugenio Barba, Frank Camilleri and Dariusz Kosinski, this co-publication project encompasses some of Europe’s finest contemporary theater research.

The series will continue to foreground questions and contradictions from a laboratory perspective, in both technical and theoretical spheres. Forthcoming publications include:

• Zbigniew Osiński's Jerzy Grotowski's Journeys to the East
• Franco Ruffini's Theatre and Boxing: The Actor Who Flies
• Katarzyna Osińska's Russian Theatre Studios and Laboratories in the Twentieth Century
• Eugenio Barba's The Moon which Rises from the Ganges: The Influence of Asian Acting Techniques on My Work
• Mirella Schino's The Laboratory of Theatre Anthropology.
 

Just published! See below for titles in the series available to buy now:

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