Frantic Assembly

Mark Evans, Mark Smith

Research output: Book/ReportBook


This volume reveals the background to, and work of, a major influence on
twentieth- and twenty-first century performance. Frantic Assembly is the first
book to combine:
• an overview of the history of the company since its foundation in 1994
• an analysis of the key ideas underpinning the company’s work
• a critical commentary on two key productions – Hymns by Chris O’Connell
(1999) and Stockholm by Bryony Lavery (2007)
• a detailed description of a Frantic Assembly workshop, offering an
introduction to how the company works.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon and New York
Number of pages192
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-429-02030-8
ISBN (Print)978-0-367-03085-8, 978-0-367-03084-1
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2021

Publication series

NameRoutledge Performance Practitioners


  • physical performance
  • physical theatre
  • theatre

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts

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