Identity, Technology, Nostalgia: The Theater of Ivo van Hove, Robert Lepage and The Wooster Group

In recent theatre practice, attempts have been made and desires expressly voiced –from puppet theatre to robotic, cyborg, hybrid and/or intermedial performance— to create pieces of theatre that defy the gravitational limitations of live presence. The flexibility of theatre forms and of “theatricalizeable” material has in many cases rendered the actor’s body nearly obsolete. The […]