Early Dance Circle Biennial Conference, May 18 – 20, 2018, St. Katherine’s (Parmoor House), Freith

EARLY DANCE CIRCLE BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2018  Friday 18 – Sunday 20 May St Katharine’s (Parmoor House), Frieth RG9 6NN (near High Wycombe)  PERCEPTION AND RECEPTION OF EARLY DANCE  CALL FOR PAPERS Perception and reception are intimately related. We can know, or guess at, the participants’ intentions at the time of creation, and the work’s reception by … Continue reading Early Dance Circle Biennial Conference, May 18 – 20, 2018, St. Katherine’s (Parmoor House), Freith

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Oxford-Globe Forum for Medicine & Drama in Practice, December 2, 2017, University of Oxford

The Oxford-Globe Forum meets twice a year, alternating between Shakespeare’s Globe and the University of Oxford. It brings together researchers and practitioners in medicine, theatre and academia to explore a designated theme. The theme for December 2017 is Altered States. Papers are invited on (but not limited to) topics such as: consciousness and unconsciousness, hallucinations, possession, sleep and dreaming, melancholy and … Continue reading Oxford-Globe Forum for Medicine & Drama in Practice, December 2, 2017, University of Oxford

Staged performances of John Bale’s John Baptist’s Preaching in the Wilderness & Temptation of Our Lord, NYC, October 11-15, 2017

The American Theatre of Actors presents staged performances of John Bale's John the Baptist's Preaching in the Wilderness and The Temptation of Our Lord directed by Dr. Jeff S. Dailey. The performances will take place on Wednesday-Saturday, October 11-14 at 8:00pm and Sunday, October 15 at 2:00pm at 314 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 and tickets ($15) … Continue reading Staged performances of John Bale’s John Baptist’s Preaching in the Wilderness & Temptation of Our Lord, NYC, October 11-15, 2017

CFP: British Shakespeare Association: Shakespeare Studies Today, Queen’s University Belfast (14-17 June 2018)

Following on from the 2016 celebrations, the 2018 BSA conference offers an opportunity for academics, practitioners enthusiasts and teachers (primary, secondary and sixth- form teachers and college lecturers) to reflect upon Shakespeare Studies today. What does Shakespeare Studies mean in the here-and-now? What are the current and anticipated directions in such diverse fields of enquiry … Continue reading CFP: British Shakespeare Association: Shakespeare Studies Today, Queen’s University Belfast (14-17 June 2018)

Medieval English Theatre 38: “The Best Pairt of our Play”, Essays Presented to John J. McGavin (Part II)

Edited by Sarah Carpenter, Pamela M. King, Meg Twycross, and Greg Walker This volume comprises the second half of the Festschrift presented to John J. McGavin (of which volume 27 is the first); its essays reflect and honour many of his interests. The subjects addressed include ceremonial (a coronation and a grand funeral), audience reception … Continue reading Medieval English Theatre 38: “The Best Pairt of our Play”, Essays Presented to John J. McGavin (Part II)

Medieval Theatre Performance: Actors, Dancers, Automata and Their Audiences, Edited by Philip Butterworth & Katie Normington

This brand new volume presents a rare look not at the words of medieval drama but at the action and how it was actually brought to life. Theatre, dance, puppetry, automata, props and audience all feature here as they did in medieval drama. It’s a wonderfully vivid collection which we trust will become a landmark … Continue reading Medieval Theatre Performance: Actors, Dancers, Automata and Their Audiences, Edited by Philip Butterworth & Katie Normington

Call for Productions: Société Internationale pour l’étude du Théâtre Médiéval (SITM), Genova, 8-13 July 2019

The sixteenth triennial colloquium of the Société Internationale pour l’étude du Théâtre Médiéval will be held in Genova, Italy from July 8-13 2019, the length of the congress depending on the number of papers. Performances of relevant dramatic pieces have long been intrinsic to these triennial conferences. This is an open call for production proposals for … Continue reading Call for Productions: Société Internationale pour l’étude du Théâtre Médiéval (SITM), Genova, 8-13 July 2019