Each year Currents focuses on a set of topics concerning the fields of Theater and Contemporary Performance and conducts research and interviews to produce a paper as a resource for practitioners. This year’s topic is contemporary performing artists and companies redefining relationships with audience and pushing the formal relationships of architecture, artist, and audience. For this most recent book, the Currents chose five areas on the forefront of this research to explore; Contemporary Choreography, Mixed Reality Performance, Performance Cabaret, Immersive Theatre, and Social Engaged Art. Each section of this book includes an introduction to the specific practice, a conversation with an artist, and a list of artists working in and around the specific practice.

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Currents: Contemporary Performance Think Tank (Published 2018)
Stephen M. Eckert (Author), Philip Gates (Author), Rachel Karp(Author), Sara Lyons (Author), Terrence I Mosley (Author), Caden Manson (Editor)

Manson, Caden, editor. Currents In Contemporary Performance. Vol. 1, Contemporary Performance, 2018.