Zvika Serper, Zastosowanie estetyki i technik tradycyjnego teatru japońskiego



Zvika Serper, The Usage of Aesthetics and Techniques of Japanese Traditional Theater in Modern Theater: Basics and implementation

The article is an analysis of the presence of various examples of Japanese aesthetics in the Western staging of classical dramas, like the first play of the Aeschylus’s Oresteia trilogy, Agamemnon, Shakespeare’s Macbeth or the most popular Jewish play Dybbuk, Between Two Worlds by S. Ansky; plays that were directed by the author respectively in the years 1993, 1996 and 2002. Some of the elements taken from three of the Japanese classical theaters, Noh, Kyōgen and Kabuki, which the author had studied during his research in Japan, were purposefully used during the work on the staging of the plays while some were simply the organic result of the creative process that the actors were going through.