Ticket holders are invited to post performance discussions with CSC artists following designated Tuesday performances. Talkbacks are free to all ticket holders, seating subject to availability.
A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY
January 27, February 3 & 10, 2015
Ticket holders are invited to post performance lectures and discussions following designated Saturday matinees. Saturday Symposia are free to all ticket holders, seating subject to availability.
A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY
January 31, 2015
Tatiana Smoliarova is a Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Her main fields of interest are the 18-19th century Russian Literature and the history of theater and performance in Russia and France. Courses she teaches at Columbia include: Word and Image in Russian Literature of the Eighteenth to Early Nineteenth Centuries; Eighteenth-Century Russian Poetry; Aesthetics and Politics as well as the popular Theatricality and Spectacle in the History of Russian Culture that she is currently adapting into a book. Ms. Smoliarova’s first book was Paris 1928: Ode Returns to the Theater that examined Sergei Diaghilev’s ballet Ode. She also authored Derzhavin: Lyrics Made Visible, a book on the visual culture in Russia at the turn of the 19th century and one of Russia’s foremost poets of the epoch. Tatiana is happy to be participating in her third Classic Stage Company Symposium having previously spoken about CSC’s productions of The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard. She holds a Ph.D. in Russian Literature from Russian State University for the Humanities and a second Ph.D. in French and Comparative Literature from Université Paris IV – La Sorbonne.
February 7, 2015
Anne Lounsbery, Associate Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, New York University.
Anne Lounsbery is a specialist in 19th-century Russian and European prose. She’s currently chair of the Department of Russian & Slavic Studies at NYU, where she teaches courses on Russian and European novels, major Russian authors, theories of the novel, and other topics. Her first book was on Nikolai Gogol and Nathaniel Hawthorne, and she’s currently completing a second book about how geographic space is imagined in Russian fiction. She’s happy to be participating in her second Classic Stage Company Symposium, having previously spoken about CSC’s production of Chekhov’s Ivanov. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Harvard.
All dates are subject to change.
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