After the end of the 2nd edition of ISTA held in Volterra in 1981 between August 5th to October 7th, Elsass, Pradier and Taviani, members of the scientific staff, report on the activities which took place in the longest session of ISTA. The report was sent to UNESCO and to the International Theatre Institute in Paris in October 1981. The text was originally published in the French Journal « Bouffonneries » (no. 4, 1982, 109-121). At the end of the document, the authors present the possibility of the creation of a permanent International School of Theatre Anthropology.