Ian Watson is Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at Rutgers University-Newark. He is the author of Towards a Third Theatre: Eugenio Barba and the Odin Teatret (Routledge, 1995, 1993) and Negotiating Cultures: Eugenio Barba and the Intercultural Debate (Manchester University Press, 2002). He edited Performer Training Across Cultures (Harwood/Routledge, 2001). He has contributed chapters to over a dozen books, including most recently Collective Creation in Modern Performance (Palgrave/ MacMillan, 2013), Im Modus der Gabe: In the Mode of Giving (Kerber Verlag, 2011), Twentieth Century Actor Training (Routledge, (2010), Scholarly Acts: A Practical Guide to Performance Research (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2009), and is a contributor to the Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance. He has published numerous articles in professional journals such as: Theatre, Dance and Performer Training; New Theatre Quarterly; About Performance; and The Drama Review.