Latest journal: Volume 27, Issue 1

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Cover image: Julia Hausermann dances to Michael Jackson’s ‘They Don’t Care About Us’, Disabled Theatre, Theatre Hora, 2014. © Hugo Glendinning.


Notes on Contributors
Pages: 1-3

Theatre, Performance, and the Amateur Turn
Nadine Holdsworth, Jane Milling & Helen Nicholson
Pages: 4-17


The Sociable Aesthetics of Amateur Theatre
Erin Walcon & Helen Nicholson
Pages: 18-33

Noh Creativity? The Role of Amateurs in Japanese Noh Theatre
Diego Pellecchia
Pages: 34-45

‘The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music’: Musical Theatre at Girls’ Jewish Summer Camps in Maine, USA
Stacy Wolf
Pages: 46-60

Amateur Science in Activist Performance: Towards a Slow Science
Simon Parry
Pages: 61-75

‘Village Hall Work Can Never Be “Theatre”’: Amateur Theatre and the Arts Council of Great Britain, 1945–56
Taryn Storey
Pages: 76-91

Performing Failure? Anomalous Amateurs in Jérôme Bel’s Disabled Theater and The Show Must Go On 2015
Sarah Gorman
Pages: 92-103

Materialities of Amateur Theatre
Sarah Penny & Cara Gray
Pages: 104-123


Performance and Media: Taxonomies for a Changing Field by Sarah Bay-Cheng, Jennifer Parker-Starbuck, and David Saltz
Acatia Finbow
Pages: 124-125

Queer Performance and Contemporary Ireland: Dissent and Disorientation by Fintan Walsh
Alyson Campbell
Pages: 125-126

It’s All Allowed: The Performances of Adrian Howells ed. by Deirdre Heddon and Dominic Johnson
Antje Hildebrandt
Pages: 126-127

Voices from Within: Grotowski’s Polish Collaborators ed. by Paul Allain and Grzegorz Ziółkowski, trans. by Justyna Drobnik-Rogers, Duncan Jamieson, and Adela Karsznia
Acting with Grotowski: Theatre as a Field for Experiencing Life by Zbigniew Cynkutis, ed. by Paul Allain and Khalid Tyabji, trans. by Khalid Tyabji
Halina Filipowicz
Pages: 128-129

Applied Theatre: International Case Studies and Challenges for Practice (Second edition) edited. by Monica Prendergast and Juliana Saxton
Critical Perspectives on Applied Theory edited by Jenny Hughes and Helen Nicholson
Maggie Inchley
Pages: 129-130

Performing Contemporary Indonesia: Celebrating Identity, Constructing Community ed. by Barbara Hatley
Matthew Isaac Cohen
Pages: 130-132

The Performing Subject in the Space of Technology: Through the Virtual, towards the Real ed. by Matthew Causey, Emma Meehan, and Néill O’Dwyer
Rosie Klich
Pages: 132-133


The Editing of Emma Rice
Tom Cornford
Pages: 134-137

Crisis Management in the Theatre of Shon Dale-Jones
Maddy Costa
Pages: 137-139

Europe: A Tragedy of Love and Ideology
Andrew Haydon
Pages: 139-143

Archiving Gestures of Disobedience
Farah Saleh
Pages: 143-146

Remembering Annie Castledine (1939-2016)
Annabel Arden
Pages 146-147
Mighty Annie
Gerlind Reinshagen
Pages 147-148

Pages: 149-151

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