International Association of Theatre Critics
Association internationale des critiques de théâtre
a/s Jean-Pierre Han, 27, rue Beaunier, 75014 Paris,France

ISSN 2409-7411


Number 13 of Critical Stages (due June 2016) will focus on dance, a field of performing arts that has deeply influenced dramatic theatre as well during the last decades of the 20th century. What is interesting and worthwhile examining is that although dance and performance tend to take more space in contemporary theatre festivals, critics continue to separate theatre criticism from dance criticism. Critical Stages, trying to widen its scope of inquiry, invites papers which reflect, in a fresh and inviting way, on contemporary dance trends and dance criticism. Also papers with more theoretical concerns like the body as site for negotiating artistic and sociocultural issues or the body as dispositive of gender issues, are most welcome.

Those interested in having their paper considered for publication please contact the editors of the issue Margareta Sorenson (soerenson@swipnet.se) and Octavian Saiu (octavian_saiu@yahoo.com).

NOTE: Submissions should not be published earlier or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this journal. They must also adhere to the style and ethics of the journal.


Submission deadline: Mid-April 2016
Length: 4000-4.500 words
Style: Visit the journal’s webpage
Issue publication: 13. 1 (2016)
Publication frequency: Twice a year (June and December)
Language: English or French

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