Performative Reviews – The Affect of a Performance

The Fine Art of Reviewing Theatre Performances

Check out the video above for some workshop highlights from the session delivered to Youth Delegates at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019 in Kristiansand.

About the Workshop Leader: Anette Therese Pettersen has a Masters Degree in Theatre Science from the University of Oslo. She’s a Critic, Guest Lecturer, Editor, and Curator. Pettersen is currently member of the national Ibsen Prize jury and a board member of both the Norwegian Critics Association and Scenekunst Sør.

Eliot Moleba is a Johannesburg-based scholar, playwright, and director. He is one of the founding members of PlayRiot, a collective of playwrights committed to telling bold, contemporary South African stories. Moleba’s work explores social issues and how they (re)shape young people’s lives. He is now producing a ten-part series of artistic productions under the theme “The War You Don’t See”, looking at how global conflicts and migration impact and/or affect children’s lives. He was the resident dramaturg at The South African State Theatre, and is currently enrolled for a PhD in Theatre Directing at The Oslo National Academy of the Arts.