1. Introduction 2. Previous Scholarship 3. Troupe Owners 4. Actor Background 5. Owner-Performer Relation 6. Actor Training 7. Singing and Dancing 8. Role Playing 9. Directing 10. Performance Space 11. Playwriting Performance Theory
Grant Guangren Shen is a theatre director and Asian theatre specialist. He directed the English versions of the zaju opera of China (1995), kabuki of Japan (1998), and Sanskrit of India (2002), all in their classical study. He teaches a variety of theatre courses, both Asian and Western, theoretical and practical. He has published articles on Asian theatre in internationally refereed journals.