Wild Theatre: The History of One Yellow Rabbit
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Beschreibung"Wild Theatre: The History of One Yellow Rabbit is a breezy, irreverent chronicle of the company considered by many to be English Canada's foremost creation theatre. The book begins in 1982, with a ragtag collective of ambitious young Calgary rebels bent of founding an avant-garde theatre in a cultural wilderness. The book follows their fortunes through two decades of daring experiments, national controversy, and international success. Friends and associates of the Rabbits have included some of the major talents in recent Canadian alternative theatre: puppet master Ronnie Burkett, playwrights Daniel Maclvor and Brad Fraser, and comedians Bruce McCullouch and Mark McKinney of the Kids in the Hall. No dull, academic tome about the "theat-uh," "Wild Theatre is the story of an unlikely troupe of artists who have forged a unique style of physical theatre away from the world's cultural centers, combining a western entrepreneurial spirit with a creative imagination and edginess that defy Alberta's conservative image. Winner of the Nathan Cohen Award for excellence in theatre criticism in 1995, Martin Morrow is a Calgary-based freelance writer and arts journalist. From 1988 through 1999 he was the chief theatre critic for the "Calgary Herald, Where he also wrote about film, video, and arts in general. "Wild Theatre is Morrow's first book.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BANFF CENTRE PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2003
Seitenanzahl: 400 Seiten