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Issue 7.3: When Politics Gets Personal 2010

Volume 7, Issue 3: March 2010 Articles in this issue include: a Guest Editorial by Rahul Varma, Martin Faucher on the current Canadian government’s policies on the arts, Karis Shearer on Andre Brassard’s Montreal, French-language production of Tomson Highway’s… Read More

Issue 7.2: Political and Emotional Power of Theatre 2009

Volume 7, Issue 2: December 2009 Articles in this issue include: Samer Al-Saber explores the political and emotional power of theatre through Sahmatah – a play that faces head-on the 1948 catastrophe of Palestine on a very personal level,… Read More

Issue 5.4: Contrary to Public Policy 2008

Volume 5, Issue 4: June 2008 Articles in this issue include: Stephanie Knight on Shanakht: The Search for a Lost Identity, Rosa Laborde grapples with the conflict between our political ideals and our human desire for pleasure, Savannah Walling… Read More

Issue 5.2: Habitual Thought in a Theatre of Intervention 2007

Volume 5, Issue 2: May 2007 Articles in this issue include: Guillaume Bernadi considers how two new works by Canadian artists play with tradition to subvert notions of gender, Megan Macdonald reflects on the issue of human rights… Read More

Issue 4.1: Ethics and Aesthetics 2006

Volume 4, Issue 1: January 2006 “A concern with the implications of aesthetic choices within both a revolutionary consciousness and a culture of creativity is echoed by all the writers in this issue of alt.theatre. Each describes artists… Read More

Issue 3.4: Art and Social Action 2005

Volume 3, Issue 4: March 2005 “The writers in this issue are all concerned with art’s role in furthering public discourse around diversity. They write about consciousness-raising and demystification, social justice and resistance, censorship and self-censorship. They also… Read More

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