Adapting a Theatre Myth into a Popular Myth: the case of Don Juan’s “Statue of the Commander” in Naples
The origin of the figure of Don Juan and, at the same time, of the related Statue of the Commander...Read More
Armando Rotondi is a scholar, lecturer and research fellow in the fields of Theatre and Performing Arts, Comparative Drama and Literature, Translation, Film, and Cultural Studies. He is currently Lecturer in Performance Theory, History, and Criticism at the Institute of Arts Barcelona, where he is also subject leader for Professional Studies and Research Project. After a BA at the University of Naples “Federico II” and an MA at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, he achieved his PhD at the University of Strathclyde, under the supervision of Joseph Farrell, in 2012. He has been PG Assistant in at the University of Strathclyde (2008-2011), then Lecturer in Theatre at the University of Naples “Federico II” (2012-2013), Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun (Poland, 2013-2014), Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bucharest (Romania, 2013), Lecturer at the University of Naples “L’Orientale” (2014-2016), and Adjunct Professor at the University of Verona (2014-2016). He is a founding member of INIT – International Network of Italian Theatre. In addition, he is Artistic Director of “Ad Est del Mondo – Teatri e Storie da Orizzonti Vicini.” As a scholar, Armando Rotondi has been author of: 6 authored books; 2 edited books; 18 articles in peer-reviewed journals; 21 book chapters; 3 edited plays; 4 published translations; 2 forthcoming translations; 6 academic reviews; 53 voices in Dictionaries/Encyclopaedia; 4 invited lectures; 37 papers delivered at international conferences (UK, USA, Italy, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Turkey, Romania, India, Czech Republic).