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Entablado: Theaters And Performances In The Philippines
Entablado: Theaters And Performances In The Philippines
Category Theater
 Essays
Publisher UP Press
Author Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco
Pages 224 pp.
Dimension 6 x 9, 400g
Copyright 2015
Price US$ 17.95
 Bookpaper ISBN9715427609

A collection of essays, this book attempts to continue the conversation on theater and performance studies in the context of Philippine scholarship. In the discussions, the trope of entablado is used as a central idiom. Here the use of entablado is twofold. First, entablado refers to its literal meaning, as a space on which a performance takes place. The space of the performance, however, is not only confined to the walls of an auditorium. It may be in a street, a foyer of a huge cultural landmark, a river, or a school auditorium. Also, the space may not necessarily be a location exclusively for an artistic performance. It may be a space where people gather for the Divine, for entertainment, for a political protest, or for an academic conversation.

Second, entablado is used here as a signpost for both ambivalence and exact possibility. Borrowing the Hispanic origin of the term, entablar, entablado may be translated into English as “to strike,” “to begin,” or “to initiate.” The ambivalence is in the concept’s determinism, which also has Hispanic origins, that seems to be suggestive of a need for a discipline in Philippine academia where the starting point is this space of entablado (theater and performance).

Entablado is a link to the more traditional disciplines of literary studies in which the stage is read as a cultural text. [I]t is also a departure from the literary paradigm to … cultural performance … where the possibilities of striking, initiating, and beginning take place.

Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco earned his PhD in Theatre Studies from the National University of Singapore. He was a visiting scholar at the Research Institute for Cosmopolitan Cultures in the University of Manchester from August 2012 to February 2013. His essays have appeared in the Asian Theatre Journal, Philippine Humanities Review, Humanities Diliman, Social Science Diliman, JATI: Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, TDR: The Drama Review, Kritika Kultura, and Modern Drama. He is the author of the Carlos Palanca Award-winning play Miss Dulce Extranjera o ang Paghahanap kay Miss B (University of the Philippines Press, 2011) and the stage adaptation of Jose Rizal’s unfinished novel Makamisa titled Cuaresma (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2013). He is also the author of a forthcoming book, Performing Catholicism: Faith and Theater in a Philippine Province. A faculty member at the University of the Philippines Diliman, Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts, Tiatco is also currently the Director of the UP Diliman Information Office.

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