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Origins of Theatre Anthropology. Learning to learn – The kinesthetic sense


Eugenio Barba and Julia Varley answer questions concerning Theatre Anthropology during a ten lesson course once a month. The ten monthly lessons are free but registration is obligatory. Before each lesson, participants will be requested to watch one of the ten films on Theatre Anthropology realised by Eugenio Barba, Claudio Coloberti e Julia Varley. The films include explanations by Eugenio Barba, excerpts from ISTA (International School of Theatre Anthropology) sessions since 1980 and other archive material. Having seen the film, participants will send written questions before the webinar to the address which will be given to those who register.

Mandatory registration at:

The webinar is in Italian with simultaneous translation into English and Spanish.

Dear participant, 
Please read the following instructions carefully to participate in the course in Theatre Anthropology.

The course consists of 10 lessons (webinars) which will be held on a monthly basis, starting from 22 February 2023. Before participating in the first lesson, we ask you to see the video-lesson 1 which you can find on the home page of the website We ask you to send us the questions for Eugenio Barba and Julia Varley by e-mail, based on the video-lesson you have seen. Questions for the first encounter must be received by 21 February 2023 at: During the webinar on 22 February, Eugenio Barba and Julia Varley will answer the questions received from the participants. The webinar is structured in 10 meetings; participation is free but attendance is mandatory for the issue of a certificate of participation.

Finally, we remind you that the course takes place at 18.00, LOCAL TIME OF ROME. If you connect from outside Italy, please take into account the time zone!

The Fondazione Barba Varley ETS offers these training activities free of charge. If you want to help us support our actions in favour of disadvantaged categories by gender, geography, age, way of thinking and acting in and outside theatre, donate your contribution!

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Via Serafico 43- 00142 roma