restricted access   Volume 169, Winter 2017

Table of Contents

Theatre and Sports

edited by Peter Kuling



pp. 5-7

Being John McEnroe

pp. 8-14

Off-Script: A Formulaic “Freedom” in Rhythmic Gymnastics’ Code of Points

pp. 15-19

Screen and Roll: Transmissions of Embodied Knowledge through Canadian Women’s Basketball History

pp. 20-25

A Pedagogical Trip to the Field of Dreams

pp. 26-29

The Rules of (Dis)Engagement: Exploiting the Formal Characteristics and Reception Etiquette of Team Sports in Binge Culture’s Break Up [We Need to Talk]

pp. 30-36

Fake It ’Til You Make It: A Conversation with the Performers of Smash Wrestling

pp. 37-42

Scott Moir’s “Funny Face”: Make Belief, Camp, and Masculine Performance

pp. 43-47

In the Zone: Performing Fandom and Branding in Toronto’s Jurassic Park

pp. 48-51

Deking Out Reality: The Challenges of Staging Hockey

pp. 52-58


Rider Girl

pp. 59-75

Views and Reviews


pp. 76-77

Community, Viability: Theatre Past and Present

pp. 78-83

Writing for Listening

pp. 84-87

Ten Things about Being an Artist in the Near Future

pp. 88-90

Staging Homonormativity: A Review of Small Axe

pp. 91-92

Online Feature

Created by Laura Neil

Sports involve a wide variety of different communication and visual elements designed to accentuate the athletic experience. From acroyoga to golf attire to mascot and game day routines, Laura Neil provides us with a glimpse into the variations of theatrical visuals in contemporary sports.