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Thursday, August 2 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Disability Performance: Audiencing Procedures

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Poetic play with displacement and engagement, with non-normate embodiment and enmindment, at universities and in public, in recent disability performance events in the US.


Petra Kuppers

Land-Based Performance Pedagogies: Embodiment/Enmindment, University of Michigan
This paper aims to analyse the complex theatrical environment in late 19th and early 20th century Naples, focusing on those aspects that can be considered the main background in Eduardo De Filippo's production. In that period, Naples is centre of a strong intellectual conflict between a strong vernacular theatre tradition based on the figure of the capocomico (in this case similar to grande attore of the national theatre) and new authors' idea of... Read More →

Victoria Lewis

Professor, Theatre Arts, University of Redlands
theatre history, disability studies, people's theatre, mark rylance, gatz, my cat Basil, my old company LILITH, the mysteries, the chautauqua/pageant movement, project runway.
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Scott Wallin

Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies
Scott Wallin is a Ph.D. candidate in performance studies at the University of California, Berkeley. His current research investigates psychosocial disability and performance and builds on a background of psychiatric social work, acting, and directing for the stage.

Thursday August 2, 2012 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Concord, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

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