Peter Eversmann studied in Wittenburg University, Springfield, USA (1973-74) and History of Art & Archeology (1974-78) followed by Theatre (1978-1982) at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is Associate Professor at the Department of Theatre Studies ( leerstoelgroep Theaterwetenschap ), Coordinator of the Researchmaster Art Studies ( onderzoeksmaster Kunstwetenschappen ) and Associate-Director of School of Art, Religion, and Cultural Sciences ( Onderwijs Instituut Kunst, Religie en Cultuurwetenschappen )
He is also vice-president of the International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche Théâtrale (see link below: IFTR/FIRT).
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EVERSMANN, Peter G.F., De ruimte van het theater. Een studie naar de invloed van de theaterruimte op de beleving van voorstellingen door de toeschouwer. (dissertatie Universiteit van Amsterdam), Amsterdam, 1996.
Theatrical Events.Borders - Dynamics - Frames. IFTR/FIRT. Theatrical Event Working Group.
CREMONA, Vicky Ann, Peter EVERSMANN, Hans van MAANEN,
Willmar SAUTER and John TULLOCH (Eds.)
Amsterdam/New York, NY, 2004, VI, 398 pp.
Theatrical Events. Borders, Dynamics and Frames is
written to develop the concept of 'Eventness' in Theatre
Studies. The book as a whole stresses the importance of
understanding theatre performances as aesthetic-communicative
encounters of a wide range of agents and aspects. The
Theatrical Event concept means not only that
performers and spectators meet, but also that the specific
mental sets, backgrounds and cultural contexts they bring in,
strongly contribute to the character of a particular
Moreover, this concept gives space to the study of the role societal developments - such as technological, political, economical or educational ones - play in theatrical events.
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A publication that can be accessed through the web: "The Theatron Module Guide to Good Practice" Didaskalia: Ancient Theatre Today Vol 6 Issue 2 - Summer 2005 [Electronic Journal (ISSN 1321-4853) see: