Maja Šorli (Editor)

Amfiteater, Journal of Performing Arts Theory, Volume 3, Number 1-2

The current double issue of Amfiteater focuses on an international empirical research project called City Study conducted by a group called STEP from 2010 to 2014. The study compares European theatre systems and covers the fields of theatre audiences, reception, cultural policy and theatre sociology.







Joshua Edelman, Hans van Maanen and Maja Šorli:

STEP into the Provinces: The theatre systems and audience experiences of smaller European cities

Hans van Maanen, Joshua Edelman, Magdolna Balkányi, Mathias P. Bremgartner, Louise Ejgod Hansen, Anneli Saro, Beate Schappach, Maja Šorli, Hedi-Liis Toome, Attila Szábo:

Theatre Systems Compared

Hedi-Liis Toome and Anneli Saro:

Theatre Production and Distribution in Different European Cities

Hans van Maanen, Maja Šorli, Hedi-Liis Toome, Marline Lisette Wilders, Joshua Edelman, Attila Szabó, Magdolna Balkányi:

Spectators, Who are They? A demographic analysis of theatre audiences in four European cities

Marline Lisette Wilders, Hedi-Liis Toome, Maja Šorli, Attila Szabó, Antine Zijlstra:

“I was utterly mesmerised”: Audience experiences of different theatre types and genres in four European cities

Quirijn Lennert van den Hoogen and Anneli Saro:

STEPS in Understanding How Theatre Systems Influence Theatre Life


City portraits (Aarhus, Bern, Debrecen, Groningen, Maribor, Tartu, Tyneside)





Editor-in-Chief: Maja Šorli.

Editorial Board: Bojana Kunst, Barbara Orel, Primož jesenko, Blaž Lukan, Aldo Milohnić, Gašper Troha.

This work is published under Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) Licence.

Publishers: Sloveninan Theatre Institute and University in Ljubljana, Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television

The publication was supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia.

ISSN: 1855-4539

Paperback, 398 pages; 17cm x 24 cm; Slovenian/English Language.

The journal is published twice annually. Price of a single issue: 10 EUR. Price of a double issue: 18 EUR. Annual subscription: 16 EUR for individuals, 13 EUR for students, 18 EUR for institutions. Postage and handling not included.

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