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Anne Bogart, Theatre & Performance Studies Author of the Month, February 2010

A look at Anne Bogart, one of the most distinctive and influential theater directors working today.

Anne Bogart is commonly recognized as one of the most influential theater directors working today. She has one two Best Director Obie awards, one for No Plays No Poetry But Philosophical Reflections Practical Instructions Provocative Opinions and Pointers From a Noted Critic and Playwright (1988) and the other for The Baltimore Waltz (1990). She founded the SITI theater company with Japanese theater director Taddashi Suzuki in 1992. Her works with SITI include Antigone, Under Construction, Freshwater, Who Do You Think You Are, Radio Macbeth, Hotel Cassiopeia, and many more. She is also a Professor at Columbia University she she runs the Graduate Directing Program.

Bogart is also the author of A Director Prepares; And Then, You Act; and The Viewpoints Book (TCG).

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  1. And Then, You Act

    Making Art in an Unpredictable World

    By Anne Bogart

    From well-known auteur of the American theatre scene, Anne Bogart, And Then, You Act is a fascinating and accessible book about directing theatre, acting and the collaborative creative process. Writing clearly and passionately, Bogart speaks to a wide audience, from undergraduates to practitioners...

    Published January 12th 2007 by Routledge

  2. A Director Prepares

    Seven Essays on Art and Theatre

    By Anne Bogart

    A Director Prepares is a thought-provoking examination of the challenges of making theatre. In it, Anne Bogart speaks candidly and with wisdom of the courage required to create 'art with great presence'. Each chapter tackles one of the seven major areas Bogart has identified as both potential...

    Published May 24th 2001 by Routledge