Richard Gough, “Performance, Performativity, and Practice”


Richard Gough, “Performance, Performativity, and Practice”

Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2007
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The UC Multi-Campus Research Group on International Performance and the Davis Humanities Institute Research Cluster Studies in Performance and Practice present a talk by

Richard Gough

Artistic Director of the Centre for Performance Research (CPR) and Professor in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth

“Performance, Performativity, and Practice”

Thursday October 11, 2007
12-1:30pm
126 Voorheis

As Artistic Director of CPR, and its predecessor Cardiff Laboratory Theatre, Richard Gough has curated and organised numerous international theatre projects over the last 30 years which include conferences, research projects, summer schools, workshop programmes, and international festivals, as well as producing nationwide tours of experimental theatre and traditional dance/ theatre ensembles from around the world. He has directed over seventy productions many of which have toured Europe and he has lectured and led workshops throughout Europe and in China, Japan, USA, Colombia and Brazil. Richard Gough was founding President of Performance Studies international (PSi) and developed the association between 1997 and 2001and directed the 5th PS conference Here Be Dragons in 1999. Extending his interest in the education of young people and the promotion of a world view of theatre, he has been the Chief Examiner, Theatre Arts (world-wide) for the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) for the last three years. He edited The Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology (London: Routledge,1990), was a contributing editor to TDR (Journal of Performance Studies), is Publisher and Series Editor for Black Mountain Press and is the General Editor and co-founder of Performance Research (The Journal of Performance Arts published quarterly by Routledge, Taylor & Francis).

Questions? Jon Rossini (jdrossini@ucdavis.edu)


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