Worldmaking on Stage and the Work of Theatre Translation Beyond the Stage
30 July 2019, River Room, Strand Campus, King’s College London

Out of the Wings is once again coming together with Language Acts and Worldmaking and Translation Studies@Goldsmiths, University of London, to offer a one-day discussion forum aimed at practitioners and researchers. Taking place on the opening day of the Out of the Wings Festival, 30 July – 3rd August 2019, the forum sets the scene for a week of play readings from Latin America, Portugal, and Spain, presented in English translation every evening at Omnibus Theatre. At the forum, we will bring together practitioners and researchers – actors, directors, producers, literary managers, commissioning editors, dramaturges, writers, translators, research students, theatre translation trainers, theatre translation lecturers, and academics – to engage with ideas on staging, teaching, and researching translated theatre. Panels of presenters will focus on broad themes of creativity in theatre translation practice and translation pedagogy. Informal networking sessions will support interaction between participants and presenters and encourage new partnerships.



09.30-10.00: Registration and refreshments

10.00-10.15: Welcome from organisers

10.15-12.00: Panel 1: Innovative Worldmaking

12.00-13.00: Buffet lunch, refreshments, and networking

13.00-14.30: Panel 2: Worldmaking and the Classroom

14.30-15.00: Refreshments and networking

15.00-16.30: Professionalising Theatre Translation: Where are we now? Interactive session facilitated by the Society of Authors, Out of the Wings and Translation Studies@Goldsmiths

16.30-18.00: Panel 3: Worldmaking on Stage: Identity and Performance

18.00: Close from organisers and adjournment to evening performance of Cassandra, Sandra, by Gabriela Aguilera and translated by William Gregory, at the Omnibus Theatre (1 Clapham Common Northside, SW4 0QW)


Tickets for the Forum start at £9.00 and can be purchased