Table of Contents

1 Marat/Sade and The Caucasian Chalk Circle: An Experiment in Arena Staging at the Royal National Theatre – Forrest Sears and Sarah Wilson Hansen 7 Whistler's Mom – Bryan Willis 9 "Women are Good at this Job": Lynne Parker, Director – Charlotte J. Headrick 18 The State of the fine Artist: A Regional Report – Dean Panttaja 31 Community Approaches to Funding the Arts – Faye Slice 37 Linguistic Barriers and Cultural Gulfs: Translations, Brian Friel, and the Creation of Field Day Theatre Company – Susan S. Brennan 43 Actor Training in Russia: Tradition and Change –David Edgecombe