Tag: Rahul Varma

Issue 11.4: Biculturalism and Blackface

Volume 11, Issue 4: March 2015 Articles in this issue include: Jane Heather and Tony Hall related Trinidadian Carnival to popular theatre, decolonization, and freedom, Allison Leadley explores how Toronto artist jes sache’s work challenges negative preconceptions surrounding the disabled… Read More

Issue 7.4: Canada’s Theatre of War 2010

Volume 7, Issue 4: June 2010 Articles in this issue include: Philippe Ducros takes us with him on his haunting journey into occupied Palestine through his play L’AFFICHE, Arianna Bardesono describes the cross-[multi]cultural experience of directing Rahul Varma’s Truth… Read More

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 7.1: Building A Theatre Without Walls 2009

Volume 7, Issue 1: September 2009 Articles in this issue include: Jerry Wasserman publishes letters from his Vancouverplays Website about the absence of non-white faces onstage, Naila Keleta Mae contemplates how black women in Canada manage their sexualized performances,… Read More

Issue 6.3: The Iconoclastic Imperative 2009

Volume 6, Issue 3: March 2009 Articles in this issue include: Louise Forsyth examines the 1976 Quebec play La nef des sorcières, Jennifer Capraru looks at the potential healing power of creative energy, Michelle MacArthur analyzes the role of… Read More

Issue 4.2.3: The State and the Disclosure 2006

Volume 4, Issue 2 + 3: May 2006 A special-double issue of alt.theatre, that marks the 25th Anniversary of Teesri Duniya Theatre. Subscribe Buy Read an excerpt

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 3.3: Theatre and Public Response 2004

Volume 3, Issue 3: December 2004 “Theatre can engender solidarity, pleasure, lightness of being, anger, and outrage — as well as commitment and meaningful participation. It can challenge us to examine our complicity in hegemony.” -Editor-in-Chief, Edward Little, Editorial:… Read More

Issue 2.3: Raising Other Voices in the Theatre of the Giant 2003

Volume 2, Issue 3: January 2003 Articles in this issue include: Rahul Varma‘s editorial argues the pressing need for art and artists to engage the public in critical debate on world events. Ken McDonough speaks with Bharatanatyam dancer Aparna… Read More

Issue 1.4: To What End? Striving to be Obsolete, or Struggling to Stay Significant 2000

Volume 1, Issue 4: October 2000 Articles in this issue include: Russell Krackovitch addresses the distinction between ultimate goals and ongoing mission statements of initiatives like alt.theatre and Rahul Varma outlines the obstacles facing many moves towards equality and… Read More

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