Dr Aneta Mancewicz

Title prefix: 
First name: 
Family name: 
United Kingdom
Kingston University

Polish (native)

English, Italian, French, Spanish (fluent)

German (intermediate)

Latin (elementary)

Teaching areas: 

Renaissance Drama and Culture

Performance Studies

Theatre History

Theory of Adaptation 

Critical Theory

Research areas: 

Performance and appropriations of Shakespeare (stage, page and screen)

Performance studies and theatre theory




1.     Intermedial Shakespeares on European Stages. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

2.     Biedny Hamlet! Dekonstrukcje “Hamleta” i Hamleta w dramacie współczesnym [Poor Hamlet! Deconstructions of “Hamlet” and Hamlet in Contemporary Drama]. Księgarnia Akademicka, 2010. (In Polish)


Articles (Selection)

3.     “Looking Back at the Audience: The RSC & The Wooster Group Troilus and Cressida (2012).” Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance. Special Issue: Global Shakespeare Performance Festivals. Volume 11, Issue 26 (Dec 2014). 65-79.

4.     “The Stage as a Page and the Stage as a Screen: Intermediality in Stefan Pucher’ The Tempest (Munich 2007).” Forum Modernes Theater. Eds. Peter W. Marx, and Christopher Balme, 2014. 7-19.

5.     “Hamlet in Italy.” in Hamlet Handbuch. Ed. Peter W. Marx, Stuttgart / Weimar: J. B. Metzler, 2014. 296-300.

6.     “The State of the Bard: A Review of Books and Digital Databases on Shakespeare 2010-2011.” The Shakespearean International Yearbook, 2013. 133-151.

7.     2008: Macbeth Directed by Grzegorz Jarzyna (TR Warszawa) for the Edinburgh International Festival.” A Year of Shakespeare: Re-Living the World Shakespeare Festival. Eds. Erin Sullivan, Paul Edmondson, and Paul Prescott. Arden, 2013. 118-121.

8.     “Rehearsal Review: Mercuzio non vuole morire [Mercutio does not want to die].” Shakespeare Bulletin, Vol. 30, Number 4, Winter Issue 2012: 548-554.

9.     “To what base uses we may return”: Deconstruction of Hamlet in Contemporary Drama.” The Shakespearean International Yearbook. Vol. 12. (2012): 133-152.

10.  “Shakespeare in Europe: An Introduction.” Global Shakespeares Video & Performance Archive, MIT. http://globalshakespeares.mit.edu/europe/#

11.  “The Truth of the Trash: Video Aesthetics in the Performance of The Screech (2010) by Videotheatre.” Slavic and East European Performance. 31.1 (2011): 29-39.


12.  “Adaptacja jako synergia” [Adaptation as Synergy]. Córki Leara i inne parafrazy [Lear’s Daughters and Other Paraphrases]. Ed. Mateusz Borowski. Panga Pang, 2011. 8-33.

13.  “The Mask of Electronics”: Videotheatre of Piotr Lachmann and Jolanta Lothe.” Theatrical Blends: Art in the Theatre / Theatre in the Arts. Eds. Jerzy Limon, and Agnieszka Żukowska. Słowo/obraz terytoria, 2010. 195-208.


Theatre Reviews

Contributor of performance reviews to Blogging Shakespeare website, curated by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and University of Warwick, and Polish theatre journals, Didaskalia and Teatr.