The Conference aims to investigate the relationship between patronage
(state, institutional, communal or private) and the theatre, and inquire
into its role in shaping the stage both in the past and in the
present. Contributions--papers and panels--are invited from scholars in
any relevant discipline, particularly theatre studies. cultural studies,
history of art and design. Areas of interest include stage design, costume
design, lighting design, sound design, theatre architecture, masks and puppets.
The Conference, hosted and organized by the Theatre Institute in Prague,.
will be held under the auspices of the Theatre Institute in Prague, the
Scenography Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre
Research, and the Gordon Craig Society for Theatre Research. It will take
place in Prague, from June 18 to 22, 2003.
Papers should be 20 minutes long (including visual material). Please send
a 200-250 word abstract and a 100 word curriculum vitae by OCTOBER 31, 2002 by e-mail to Irene Eynat-Confino (firstname.lastname@example.org). Full papers will be published in a themed volume by the Theatre Institute in
Prague. Other papers will be considered for publication in the forthcoming
"Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance," a
peer-reviewed scholarly journal.
For Registration information, please contact Mirka Potuckova, at the
Theatre Institute in Prague (email@example.com) Registration deadline: January 31, 2003.
Conference registration fees: US $ 80
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