"Ethnic," Multicultural, and Intercultural Theatre

Edited by Ric Knowles & Ingrid Mündel
Series edited by Ric Knowles

"Ethnic," Multicultural, and Intercultural Theatre
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"Audiences for intercultural theatre in our experience have become increasingly diverse in recent years, at productions by genuinely intercultural companies… Productions no longer need appeal either to the traditional white middle-class audience of Canada's so-called "main ... Read more


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"Audiences for intercultural theatre in our experience have become increasingly diverse in recent years, at productions by genuinely intercultural companies… Productions no longer need appeal either to the traditional white middle-class audience of Canada's so-called "main stages" (including those of the former "alternative" theatres) nor to communities narrowly defined by culture or interest—what used to be called "preaching to the converted..." —from the introduction

Ric Knowles

Ric Knowles is a freelance dramaturge and University Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph. He is the award-winning author or editor of twenty books on theatre and performance, including Fundamentals of Directing, Judith Thompson, The Masks of Judith Thompson, "Ethnic," Multicultural, and Intercultural Theatre (with Ingrid Mündel), The Shakespeare’s Mine, Asian Canadian Theatre (with Nina Lee Aquino), Staging Coyote’s Dream (two volumes, with Monique Mojica), and Performing Indigeneity (with Yvette Nolan). He is also founding editor of the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English and New Essays on Canadian Theatre.

Ingrid Mündel

Ingrid Mündel is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph. She has articles published in Theatre Research in Canada, Canadian Literature, and Postcolonial Text, and she co-edited a special issue of The Review of Pedagogy, Education, and Cultural Studies.

Ric Knowles

Ric Knowles is a freelance dramaturge and University Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph. He is the award-winning author or editor of twenty books on theatre and performance, including Fundamentals of Directing, Judith Thompson, The Masks of Judith Thompson, "Ethnic," Multicultural, and Intercultural Theatre (with Ingrid Mündel), The Shakespeare’s Mine, Asian Canadian Theatre (with Nina Lee Aquino), Staging Coyote’s Dream (two volumes, with Monique Mojica), and Performing Indigeneity (with Yvette Nolan). He is also founding editor of the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English and New Essays on Canadian Theatre.

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