Visiting Scholar

 

Xuan LiuXuan Liu is a doctoral candidate of Arts in History of Classic Chinese Theatre at the Shanghai Theatre Academy in China. Liu’s research is focused on the relationship between text and performance, and the impact of the interaction between them on the development of theatrical forms. She is working on a comparative study on the history of the performance of Chinese classical theatre, such as Kunqu opera, and Western theatre. Liu is Carlson Center Associate of the Marvin Carlson Theatre Center at the Shanghai Theatre Academy.

 

 

Han Gui

Han Gui is a Ph.D. student from Shanghai Theatre Academy in China. Gui’s work is focused on the relationship between French dramatist Antonin Artaud and the American experimental theatre company, The Living Theatre. The project is focused on the interplay between Artaud’s theory and The Living Theatre’s methods of performance. Through her research, Gui hopes to encourage Chinese theatre studies to continue bridging gaps between theory and the performing arts. Gui is Archivist for the Marvin Carlson Theatre Center Website.