Deking out reality: the challenges of staging hockey

Author
Fitzsimmons-Frey, Heather
Faculty Advisor
Date
2017
Keywords
physical theatre , hockey , theatre and story , theatre for young audiences , theatre and national identity
Abstract (summary)
Through conversations with nine artists about seven performance projects from across Canada, this article discusses complex challenges of staging the speed and finesse of hockey. The artists engage with ideas of Canadian national identity, gender, embodiment, story, and the hockey knowledgeable body.
Publication Information
Fitzsimmons-Frey, H. (2017). Deking out reality: The challenges of staging hockey. Canadian Theatre Review, 169, 52-58.
DOI
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Item Type
Article
Language
English
Rights
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