4x45 is an innovative series of commissioned academic lectures and interviews, captured on film, providing a range of perspectives on a topic, theme or practitioner. Each volume, comprising four chapters, is hosted on Digital Theatre+ and published in print by Routledge.
In this lecture from Volume Four, Luis Valdez reads an exclusive excerpt from his book Theatre of the Sphere, charting the birth of his historic company El Teatro Campesino. Valdez describes his collaboration with civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, his use of Brechtian and Commedia dell’arte techniques, and the creative processes of his unique theatre company.
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