Giulia Vittori

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Lecturer in Italian Language, European Languages and Studies
School of Humanities

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2015, Theater and Performance Studies
B.A., Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy, 2002, Theatre history
M.A., Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy, 2007, Theatre History


University of California, Irvine

Research Interests
Italian teatro di ricerca; theatre by Carmelo Bene; image embodiment across dance, theatre, visual arts; performance as research
Academic Distinctions
The Drama Review (TDR) 2015 Student Essay Contest Winner.

Charles R. Lyons Memorial Prize for Outstanding Dissertation, Department of Theater and Performance Studies, Stanford University, 2015.
Academic Journals
“The Marionette of Heinrich von Kleist: A Dancing Model,” Dance Chronicle. 42, 2 (2019): 217-243.

“Choreographing Expressionist Paintings: Claudia Contin Arlecchino Dances Egon Schiele.” Dance Chronicle. 41, 2 (2018): 212-238, special issue on dance and visual arts.

“Carmelo Bene and the Gap in the Actor’s Gesture.” Forum Italicum. 52, 3 (2018): 824-843.

“Disseminating Bene in the Anglosphere: A Translation Project.” With Francesco Chillemi. Mimesis Journal: Scritture della Performance. 5, 1 (2016): 79-89.

“A Meditation on Stillness: Ann Carlson’s Picture Jasper Ridge.” Winner of TDR 2015 Student Essay Contest. TDR. 60, 2 (2016): 83-102.

“Dwelling in Performing as Thinking.” Mimesis Journal: Scritture della Performance. 2, 2 (2013): 144-165.

“Etica dello Spazio: Lo Spazio Secondo Robert Wilson e l’Orma di Kandinskij.” Il Castello di Elsinore. 58 (2008): 73-89.

Book Chapter
“Dancing the Image: Virgilio Sieni’s Choreographic Tableaux.” The Future of Dance Studies. University of Wisconsin Press. Forthcoming.

“The Voice from the 10th Row: Carl Weber and the Berliner Ensemble.” With Branislav Jakovljevic, Keara Harman, Michael Hunter, Jamie Lyons, Lindsey Mantoan, Ljubiša Matic, Ciara Murphy, Jens Pohlmann, and Ryan Tacata. The Drama Review. T239 (Fall Issue 2018): 51-108.

De Marinis, Marco. “Maud Robart, Student/Teacher: Collaborating with Grotowski.” TDR. 61,1 (2017): 114-123.

“Ibsen e Wilson: Incontro con la Donna del Mare.” VeneziaArti (2009): 49-50.
The Europe Center Fall Graduate Student Grant Competition, Stanford University 2014.
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