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bleeker on dramaturgy

He or she is not only an analytical eye from the outside, but also a body who thinks along with the director or choreographer — that is, a collaborator who moves along with him or her in a movement that involves both closeness and distance, both similarity and difference.

– Maaike Bleeker, 2003. Dramaturgy as a Mode of Looking’ Women and Performance 26:163-172.

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