Eugenio Barba (DK)

Odin Teatret

Eugenio Barba (born 1936) is artistic director and founder of Odin Teatret. During the past y years he has directed more than seventy productions with Odin Teatret and the intercultural teatrum Mundi Ensemble. In 1979 he founded ISTA – International School of theatre Anthropology. His unique work method has been developed from his friend and colleague Jerzy Grotowski’s physical actors’ training and voice work, and together with Odin Teatret he has developed the ‘barter’, a way of exchanging cultural expressions with a community within the structure of a performance.