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Theater (1986) 18 (1): 42–51.
Published: 01 February 1986
... of three years. Each production will be rooted in the indigenous cultural context of the individual city; it will be performed by an actress belonging to the city, who will shape Kroetz's text according to her own needs and tensions, her own sense of history. Totally wordless, Kroetz's monodrama focuses...
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Theater (2019) 49 (3): 119–131.
Published: 01 November 2019
... by foundational promises from a few hundred years ago. This reminder, useful as it was and is, contains restric- tions embedded within it. For with a dream of freedom, a dream deeply rooted in the American dream, this dream is and was made manifest, activated on erasures and attempted eliminations of Indigenous...
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Theater (2020) 50 (3): 29–47.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to be souring, fast. As I began writing this essay, rail line blockades had been erected on Indigenous land all around the country in response to invasions by the rcmp, Canada s national police force, of unceded territory in British Columbia. Today the Seven s land- scapes don t only look sublimely lonely...
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Theater (2019) 49 (3): 89–105.
Published: 01 November 2019
... when I describe her gestures. Instead I center my role of being a witness to my uncle Joseph Naytowhow sharing a Nehiyew Sky Woman story that was given to him by Elder Yvonne Chamakese, from Pelican Lake which is located two hours from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. This writing highlights Indigenous...
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Theater (2021) 51 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 February 2021
... softly, This book will change your life, and it did. Through her work, Anzaldúa has given me the words to understand my experience as a queer Latinx immigrant with indigenous heritage, battling identity and cultural hybridity while surviving and existing within multiple worlds. In my work I utilize my...
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Theater (2023) 53 (3): 22–37.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Germain Machuca is a Peruvian performance artist and activist, whose work for lgbtq rights has tirelessly demanded more humane politics toward communities living with hiv/aids. They have performed artistic protests against Peruvian state violence toward the most vulnerable populations: Indigenous...
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Theater (2015) 45 (2): 65–68.
Published: 01 May 2015
... it in three situations — hospital, jungle, and city (or the city jungle) — that open up the text to a plurality of associations connected to the Brazilian context and its first matrix, indigenous culture. Even as the three narratives have cannibalism in com- mon, the theme unfolds in each one...
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Theater (1976) 8 (1): 62–67.
Published: 01 February 1976
..., it is the undernourished modern and elitist theatre that has attracted Western critics looking for something new (but familiar) on the “dark continent.” By adapting Nigerian novels or folk tales to the stage, some modern dramatists try to create an indigenous dra- ma. But a play peopled by Nigerian...
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Theater (1995) 25 (3): 38–45.
Published: 01 November 1995
..., deserved to be lampooned. This indigenous theater did not strive for political meaningfulness or profundity, which made it a more potent vehicle of transfor- mation. It critically depicted the lives of the people, using those theatrical and linguistic codes that were commonly shared by the rest...
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Theater (2023) 53 (1): 68–79.
Published: 01 February 2023
... (dramaturg) Interviewed and introduced by Sebastián Eddowes-­Vargas In 2019, Between Two Knees, a new play written by the Indigenous collective The 1491s (Migizi Pensoneau, Bobby Wilson, Sterlin Harjo, Dallas Goldtooth, and Ryan RedCorn) and directed by Eric Ting, premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival...
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Theater (2019) 49 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 November 2019
... ™ve writers and artists to re¢ect on relationships between creative practice and political agency, especially when it comes to live forms. Bodies are vulnerable subjects under siege today: Black and brown bod- ies. Women s bodies. Queer bodies. Migratory and indigenous bodies. Disabled bodies. Muslim...
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Theater (1995) 25 (3): 8–18.
Published: 01 November 1995
... many different ethnicities, Slabolepszy offered a tax- onomy of one-dimensional ethnic stereotypes. And in the much-lauded first indigenous South African opera, The Orphans ofQumbu, librettist...
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Theater (2006) 36 (1): 178–183.
Published: 01 February 2006
... books example, La FOMMA (The Strength of the Mayan Woman), a theater collective that creates plays that make visible hidden and often unrecognized violence against women within indigenous communities. The play included in this anthology, A Des­ perate Woman, tracks how violence...
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Theater (2024) 54 (1): 42–53.
Published: 01 February 2024
... destruction of Black and Indigenous communities in the Americas.4 She denounces the blindness that many fellow white women have in thinking about the category women without considering the brutal differences between women in this colonized territory. She states that in the Americas being Black, Indigenous...
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Theater (2010) 40 (1): 25–29.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... Alternatively, it has served as a training regimen that, as it interacts with various regional and indigenous dances, transforms them into balleticized versions of those dances. In this interaction, the bodily shapings are ren- dered more geometric, the timings of steps more precise, and the spatial...
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Theater (2008) 38 (1): 77–91.
Published: 01 February 2008
... priests of the Indian Missionary Society (IMS), “the first indigenous Missionary Orga- nization of India,” according to its Web site. What the IMS Fathers in Benares share with Gupta is an admiration for Safdar Hashmi, a vision of people’s empowerment...
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Theater (1979) 10 (3): 55–63.
Published: 01 November 1979
... ing Los Angeles writers as well as creating indigenous theater. much of the playwriting in the past has come from the East, New Copelin feels that the major new direction at the Taper is moving York. So it’s a kind of challenge to see if you can’t find the voices from the “testament, political...
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Theater (2021) 51 (1): 9–21.
Published: 01 February 2021
.... Although built on indigenous land by migrants and refugees, the United States of America has taken the fewest refugees from the Middle East this past decade. Additionally, Trump s Muslim ban was about limiting the travel of people from seven Muslim- majority countries and suspending the entry of Syrian...
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Theater (2020) 50 (3): 87–95.
Published: 01 November 2020
... written on live art in South Africa. How- ever, editors Jay Pather and Catherine Boulle posit that while live art as a term and as a named genre may be new to South Africa, the underlying practices of live art have deep roots in Indigenous performance forms. In some ways, what is now called live art has...
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Theater (2023) 53 (1): x–2.
Published: 01 February 2023
... by shifts in representation, too: only 21 of the exhibition s 213 artists identify (or identified when alive) as male. That s a dramatic reorientation for a biennial that had an inverse gender ratio not so long ago. Work from Latin America and by indigenous artists featured consistently, too, across...