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2019 CARL WEBER MEMORIAL LECTURE (Featuring Professor Richard Schechner)
Richard Schechner comes to Stanford for the 2019 Carl Weber Memorial Lecture. This Event is Free + Open to the Public. Exact Time TBA.
Richard Schechner, one of the founders of Performance Studies, is a performance theorist, theater director, author, editor of TDR and the Enactments book series, University Professor, and Professor of Performance Studies. Schechner combines his work in performance theory with innovative approaches to the broad spectrum of performance including theatre, play, ritual, dance, music, popular entertainments, sports, politics, performance in everyday life, etc. in order to understand performative behavior not just as an object of study, but also as an active artistic-intellectual practice. He founded The Performance Group and East Coast Artists.