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Medusa Symposium Panelist – Prof. Armando Rotondi

31 January 2019

Introducing our next Medusa Creative Minds Symposium panelist, Prof. Armando Rotondi – Performance Theory

Armando Rotondi is a scholar, lecturer and research fellow in the fields of Theatre and Performing Arts, Comparative Drama and Literature, Translation, Film, and Cultural Studies. He is currently Associate Professor in Performance Theory, History, and Criticism at the Institute of Arts Barcelona, where he is also Programme Leader for the MA Acting. After a BA at the University of Naples “Federico II” and an MA at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, he achieved his PhD at the University of Strathclyde, under the supervision of Joseph Farrell, in 2012.

He has been PG Assistant in at the University of Strathclyde (2008-2011), then Lecturer in Theatre at the University of Naples “Federico II” (2012-2013), Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun (Poland, 2013-2014), Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bucharest (Romania, 2013), Lecturer at the University of Naples “L’Orientale” (2014-2016), and Adjunct Professor at the University of Verona (2014-2016). He is a founding member of INIT – International Network of Italian Theatre and Editor for “Theatre and Adaptation” at The Theatre Times (New York).   As a scholar,

Armando Rotondi has been author of: 6 authored books; 2 edited books; 18 articles in peer-reviewed journals; 21 book chapters; 3 edited plays; 4 published translations; 2 forthcoming translations; 6 academic reviews; 53 voices in Dictionaries/Encyclopaedia; 4 invited lectures; 37 papers delivered at international conferences (UK, USA, Italy, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Turkey, Romania, India, Czech Republic). As a professional, he has worked with internationally renowned artists such as: Giovanni Meola, Esteve Soler, Andrew McKinnon, Martin Lewton, Emanuele Tirelli, Andy Arnold, Lorand Janos.

Medusa Creative Minds Symposium is free but ticketed. Please email digital@jasminvardimon.com or boxoffice@kent.ac.uk to reserve your space or book here.

Where:  Colyer-Fergusson Building, University of Kent
When: Friday 1 February 18.00 – 20.00