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Editorial / Éditorial
Savas Patsalidis (editor-in-chief)

Special Topic: Global Dancescapes

Section Guest Editors: Margareta Sörenson (Sweden) and Octavian Saiu (Romania)

Reconstruction of Triadisches Ballett, photo: Winifred Hösl

Shall We Dance?
Margareta Sörenson (Sweden)

Tracking Performances in the Digital Age
Deborah Jowitt (USA)

The Human Body in Contemporary Dance: from Costumes to Nakedness
Maria Tsouvala and Katia Savrami (Greece)

Towards a Free Body
Peng Tao and Dan Feng (China)

Enigmatic Bodyscapes – Sampling South African Dance
Adrienne Sichel (South Africa)

Dances of Africa: From Lived Experience to Entertainment
Arnold Benjamin Udoka (Nigeria)

A Male Ant Has Straight Antennae
Vikram Phukan (India)

Korean Choreography Inspired by Shamanist Rituals and Dance
Yi Joung Noh (South Kοrea)

Interviews: The Freedom of Dance

Section Guest Editors: Margareta Sörenson (Sweden) and Octavian Saiu (Romania)

Marnie Thomas Wood with Kim Jones. Graham Studio improv event, “Excavation Site: Martha Graham USA,” with artist Michael Klien. January 2016. Photo: Graham Studio

“A Civilizing Force” – Interview with Marnie Thomas Wood
by Lissa Tyler Renaud (USA)

Reflections on Contemporary Chinese Dance: Three Interviews
by Peng Tao (China)

African Dance in Transition – Interview with Arnold Udoka
by Emmanuel S. Dandaura (Nigeria)

La danse et l’esprit d’un Roumain transnational: Entretien avec Gigi Căciuleanu
Par Octavian Saiu (Romania)

Always Something New: Interview with Tilde Björfors, Founder of Cirkus Cirkör
By Margareta Sörenson (Sweden)

Unconquerable Bodies: Interview with Edgardo Mercado
By Halima Tahan Ferreira (Argentina)

An Activist in Dance: Interview with Virve Sutinen, Director of Tanz Im August Festival
by Ann-Marie Wrange (Sweden)


Patrice Pavis (France)

Migrations théâtrales Les apports des créateurs de théâtre étrangers vers et hors d’Espagne
Irène Sadowska Guillon (France)

« Voir à travers les yeux de sa bien-aimée » : Le rôle du spectateur dans le théâtre immersif
Nele Wynants (Belgium)

Conference Papers: About Shakespeare’s (Post)modernity

Section Editor: Ivan Medenica (Serbia)

Shakespeare and Modernity RICHARD III - LOYAULTÉ ME LIE
John Elsom (UK)

Aestheticization and Politicization of Shakespeare in a Globalized China
Shen Lin (China)

Trois Richard III : trois visions de la pièce
Jean-Pierre Han (France)

Performance Reviews: North-South, East-West

Section Editor: Savas Patsalidis (Greece)

Festivals Around the Globe2.PLAYING MAGGIE. P8

“Crossing Europe in One Night”: Best of BE Festival 2015
Noelia Hernando-Real (Spain)

Theatre of the World in the Argentine Capital
Alina Mazzaferro (Argentina)

Interconnecting Artistic Landscapes in Fujairah
Savas Patsalidis (Greece)

Re-reading the Classics Around the Globe

Noh/Nekyia: Homer Recited in Japanese in an Ancient Greek Theatre
Anna Stavrakopoulou (Greece)

Jan Fabre’s Mount Olympus, or How to Conceive Culture in Transitional Times?
Freddy Decreus (Belgium)

Silence of Loneliness in the Noisy World of Technology Proben zu Mount Olympus von Jan Fabre
Kamelia Nikolova (Bulgaria)

Quand la tourmente s’apaise… (Le conte d’hiver-The Winter’s Tale)
Irène Sadowska-Guillon (France)

A Sinewy Directorial Reading Wins: The Winter’s Tale
Soon-ja Hur (South Korea)

Contemporaries Around the Globe

Robert Lepage en marquis de Sade : très convaincant !
Michel Vaïs (Quebec)

Une trop bruyante solitude
Alvina Ruprecht (Canada) Quills. Photo Crédit : Stéphane Bourgeois

The Limits of Action
Tamás Jászay (Hungary)

Teatime Europe (2014/15): Εurope in a Constant “State of Exception”
Maria Konomis (Greece)

An Extraordinary Encounter with Technology: Complicite in Edinburgh
Mark Brown (Scotland/UK)

Book Reviews

Section Editor: Don Rubin (Canada)

Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth
By A.O. Scott, 260 pp.  New York: Penguin Books, Reviewed by Robin Breon (Canada)

Critique dramatique et alentours
Par Jean-Pierre Han, 96 pp. Paris: Carnets de Friction, 2015, Compte rendu de Zoé Ververopoulou (Greece)

The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky
Andrew White, Editor, 340 pp. London: Routledge, Reviewed by Christopher Innes (Canada)

Directing Scenes and Senses: The Thinking of Regie
By Peter Boenisch, 256 pp. Manchester University Press, Reviewed by George Rodosthenous (UK)

Clowns: In Conversation with Modern Masters
By Ezra Lebank and David Bridel, 240 pp. London: Routledge, Reviewed by Byron Laviolette (Canada)

Critics on Criticism

1. Inextinguishable Fire Photo Heather Cassils with RobinSection Editor: Mark Brown (Scotland/UK)

Deliberation, Embodiment and Oral Criticism: A Case Study on Spill Festival of Performance
Diana Damian Martin (UK)

Who Would Notice if the Critics Disappeared?  Notes on Criticism from a Chinese Perspective and More
Kalina Stefanova (Bulgaria)

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