Khalid Amine


Khalid Amine is Professor of Performance Studies at the Faculty of Letters and Humanities at Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tetouan, Morocco; Research Fellow at the Institute of Interweaving Performance Cultures, Free University, Berlin, Germany (2008–10); and winner of the 2007 Helsinki Prize of the International Federation for Theatre Research. Since 2007, he has been Founding President of the International Centre for Performance Studies (ICPS) in Tangier, and convener of its annual international conferences. He serves as a member of IFTR Ex-Com (2011–18), and has been Head of Jury at the Arab Theatre Festival (2014). Among his published books are: Beyond Brecht (1996), Moroccan Theatre Between East and West (2000), Fields of Silence in Moroccan Theatre (2004), and Dramatic Art and the Myth of Origins: Fields of Silence (2007). He has numerous publications in international theatre journals, such as TDR, Theatre Journal, Documenta, Etcetera, Journal of Middle Eastern and North African Intellectual and Cultural Studies, and FIRT Journal. His book chapters include ‘Performing Postcoloniality in the Moroccan scene: Emerging Sites of Hybridity’, in Contesting Performance: Global sites of research (2010), and ‘Postcolonial Modernity: Theatre in Morocco and the Interweaving Loop’, in The Politics of Interweaving Performance Cultures: Beyond Postcolonialism (2014). Amine is co-author with Distinguished Professor Marvin Carlson of The Theatres of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia: Performance Traditions of the Maghreb (2012) and editor of The Art of Dialogue: East–West (2014).