A Woman’s Work Is Always Done
In Nightwood Theatre, Scott describes the company'sjourney toward defining itself as a feminist theatre establishment,highlighting its artistic leadership based on its relevance to diversecommunities of women. She also traces Nightwood’s relationshipwith the media and places the theatre in an international context bycomparing its history to that of like companies in the U.K. and theU.S.
Shelley Scott is an Associate Professor and Chairof the Department of Theatre and Dramatic Arts at the University ofLethbridge. She is President of the Canadian Association for TheatreResearch and has published in Canadian Theatre Review, ModernDrama, Theatre Research in Canada, and the recent monographThe Violent Woman as a New Theatrical Character Type: Cases fromCanadian Drama.
Context, Creativity, Collectivity 51
Chapter 1. The Beginning of Nightwood Theatre,1979–1988 51
Chapter 2. Breaking Away and Moving On, 1989–1993 109
Chapter 3. New Leadership Models, 1994–2000 and2001–2009 159
Chapter 4. Nightwood and Feminist Theory 201
Appendix. A Nightwood Chronology 225
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