What's the Story: Essays about art, theater and


What's the Story: Essays about art, theater and storytelling Anne Bogart is an award winning theatre maker, and a best selling writer of books about theatre, art, and cultural politics In this her latest collection of essays she explores the story telling impulse, and asks how she, as a product of postmodernism , can reconnect to the primal act of making meaning and telling stories She also asks how theatre practitioners can think of themselves not as stagers of plays but orchestrators of social interactions and participants in an on going dialogue about the future We dream And then occasionally we attempt to share our dreams with others In recounting our dreams we try to construct a narrative We also make stories out of our daytime existence The human brain is a narrative creating machine that takes whatever happens and imposes chronology, meaning, cause and effect We choose We can choose to relate to our circumstances with bitterness or with openness The stories that we tell determine nothing less than personal destiny From the introduction This compelling new book is characteristically made up of chapters with one word titles Spaciousness, Narrative, Heat, Limits, Error, Politics, Arrest, Empathy, Opposition, Collaboration and Sustenance In addition to dipping into neuroscience, performance theory and sociology, Bogart also recounts vivid stories from her own life But as neuroscience indicates, the event of remembering what happened is in fact the creation of something newAnne Bogart is currently one of the Artistic Directors of SITI Company, which she founded with Japanese director Tadashi Suzuki inShe is a Professor at Columbia University where she runs the Graduate Directing Concentration and is the author of three books A Director Prepares, The Viewpoints Book and And Then, You Act

  • Format Kindle
  • 8 pages
  • What's the Story: Essays about art, theater and storytelling
  • Anne Bogart
  • Anglais
  • 14 November 2018
  • 0415750008

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