JACQUES COPEAU, THEATRE VIEUX-COLOMBIER AND HIS SCHOOL
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The authoress, worker of Bibliotheque Nationale de France in Paris, a governor of the Copeau Fund which contains the most important part of the hereditament of this French theatrician, briefly summarizes the most important phases of his life. She is focusing mainly on issues of his dramaturgy, his cooperation with French authors who were constantly being performed by him during his entire creative life not only at the scene of the 'Old Dovecot' (Vieux-Colombier), but also elsewhere. A remarkable was also his contribution to the renewal of scenography. The authoress is attending also the principles of the Copeau actor school, and finally is remarking his impact on the most outstanding scholars who have undertaken his ascetic message and remarkably influenced the European theatre of 20th century.
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