Directing Scenes and Senses: The Thinking of Regie (Theatre: Theory - Practice - Performance)
Peter Boenisch (Author)
As European theatre directors become a familiar presence on international stages and a new generation of theatre makers absorbs their impulses, this study develops fresh perspectives on Regie, the Continental European tradition of staging playtexts. Leaving behind unhelpful cliches that pit, above all, the director against the playwright, Peter M. Boenisch stages playful encounters between Continental theatre and Continental philosophy. The contemporary Regie work of Thomas Ostermeier, Frank Castorf, Ivo van Hove, Guy Cassiers, tg STAN, and others, here meets the works of Friedrich Schiller and Leopold Jessner, Hegelian speculative dialectics, and the critical philosophy of Jacques Ranciere and Slavoj Zizek in order to explore the thinking of Regie - how to think Regie, and how Regie thinks. -- .
About the Author
Peter M. Boenisch is Co-Director of the European Theatre Research Network (ETRN) and a Fellow of the International Research Centre 'Interweaving Performance Cultures' -- .
- Contributor: Peter Boenisch
- Imprint: Manchester University Press
- ISBN13: 9781526123015
- Number of Pages: 224
- Packaged Dimensions: 156x234mm
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Manchester University Press
- Release Date: 2017-08-16
- Series: Theatre: Theory - Practice - Performance
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: Peter M. Boenisch is Co-Director of the European Theatre Research Network (ETRN) and a Fellow of the International Research Centre 'Interweaving Performance Cultures' -- .