Category: Practitioners

Erwin Piscator

Erwin Piscator (1893-1966) was a German theatre director who began experimenting with epic theatre prior to fellow countryman Bertolt Brecht. Best known for his elaborate multi-level staging, Piscator was one...

Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) was a French playwright, actor, poet and theatre director. His seminal work, The Theatre and its Double (1938) included two manifestos and a collection of writings for...

Augusto Boal

Augusto Boal (16 March 1931 – 2 May 2009) was a Brazilian theatre director, writer and politician. He was the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, a theatrical form originally...