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Richard Schechner


September 1, 2005 - September 1, 2006

The Department of Theater and the William J. Cooper Foundation presented the North American premiere of the East Coast Artists' production of Harvest.

Harvest is presented in conjunction with a lecture by East Coast Artists Artistic Director Richard Schechner on the Ramlila of Ramnagar and related questions of South Asian aesthetics on September 6 at 4:15pm in the LPAC cinema.

Richard Schechner is University Professor, Professor of Performance Studies, and editor of The Drama Review at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He has directed both in the USA and internationally. In the 1960-70's Schechner founded and led The Performance Group, one of the leading experimental theatres of the past half century. In addition to his directing, Schechner is an internationally-renowned performance theorist and teacher.