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What is the definition of the "holy actor"? What is his purpose and how does he achieve it? Why is he important in the conception of the Theatre Laboratory?

What aspects of the Laboratory's production of Wyspianski's Akropolis demonstrated tenets of Grotowski's theory of acting and theatre?

What is Grotowski's theory of voice for acting? What is his subsequent methodology?

What is Grotowski's view of the playwright's text in his conception of the theatre?

As the word "laboratory" connotes some degree of scientific research, how is the Theatre Laboratory conceived to have similarities to a scientific laboratory? How does it differ?

What is the Via Negativa, and how does it relate to both Grotowski's theory and methodology?

Grotowski views contemporary society as one which has lost God, an increasingly secular and heterogeneous civilization. How does this impact his theory? How does the actor break...

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