Performance has always borrowed from other media and in theatre there is nothing like a familiar story retold. With new versions of iconic tales by Shakespeare and William Faulkner at PuSh this year, theorists and practitioners discuss the history, aesthetics and ethics of staged adaptations.
Paul Budra, professor of English, Simon Fraser University
Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille, theatre artists and creators of Onegin (after Alexander Pushkin and Pyotr Tchaikovsky)
DD Kugler, professor of theatre, contemporary arts, Simon Fraser University
Presented With SFU’s Institute For Performance Studies, Critical Ideas brings together artists, critics, scholars and audiences to discuss formal, social and ideological issues affecting performance practice and reception. Moderated by Peter Dickinson, director of the Institute for Performance Studies.