Under the editorial direction of Eugenio Barba, Frank Camilleri and Dariusz Kosinski, this co-publication project encompasses some of Europe's finest contemporary theatre research.
The series will continue to foreground questions and contradictions from a laboratory perspective, in both technical and theoretical spheres. Forthcoming publications include:
Theatre and Boxing The Actor who Flies
Stanislavsky and Yoga
Etienne Decroux and his Theatre Laboratory
By Franco Ruffini
November 20, 2014
Theatre and Boxing focuses on a problem which is of paramount importance for any theatre practitioner and researcher: the actor’s believable body. This problem has been taken up by Stanislavski, Meyerhold, Artaud, Brecht, Decroux, Copeau, Grotowski, and many others. It is an essential hurdle for ...
By Eugenio Barba, Lluis Masgrau
July 29, 2016
A collection of texts by Eugenio Barba reconstructing the history of his relationships with the Asian classical theatres. Interweaving stories of journeys, meetings, anecdotes, reflections and technical descriptions, the author exposes the phases and changes in a passion that covers the fifty years...
By Sergei Tcherkasski
August 03, 2016
This book deals with one of the most important sources of the Stanislavsky System - Yoga, its practice and philosophy. Sergei Tcherkasski carefully collects records on Yoga in Stanislavsky's writings from different periods and discusses hidden references which are not explained by Stanislavsky ...
By Marco de Marinis
August 21, 2015
Etienne Decroux and His Theatre Laboratory is based on the long-awaited translation of Marco De Marinis' monumental work on mime in the twentieth century: Mimo e teatro nel Novecento (1993). Now revised and updated, the volume focuses specifically on the seminal role played by French mime ...
By Ingemar Lindh, Frank Camilleri
October 07, 2013
Stepping Stones is the book of a practitioner. It documents the work of a laboratory-based practice that investigated the principles of collective improvisation as a performance practice. Though the dynamics and mechanisms of collective work and improvisation have been amply researched in training ...
By Mirella Schino
October 04, 2013
What is a theatre laboratory? Why a theatre laboratory? This book tries to answer these questions focusing on the experiences and theories, the visions and the techniques, the differences and similarities of European theatre laboratories in the twentieth century. It studies in depth the Studios of...
By Nicola Savarese
September 30, 2013
The distances that separate East from West – the two extremes of the Eurasian continent – are enormous. Yet, since ancient times, the people of Europe and Asia have tried to overcome this remoteness through a network of trade routes known as the Silk Road. The great migrations, the continuous ...
By Zbigniew Osinski
April 26, 2013
Jerzy Grotowski’s Journeys to the East is an unusual collection of facts, quotations, and commentaries documenting the real and metaphorical journeys of the Polish theatre director and ‘teacher of performers’ into a geographical and cultural dimension which we used to and still call the Orient. ...