CFP: Critical Stages / Scènes critiques

Essays Section Editor: Yana Meerzon (Canada) 

The “ESSAYS SECTION” is dedicated to urgent issues related to theater and performance making, ways of thinking and writing about theatre and performing arts, ways of viewing and reflecting practices, pedagogies of performance and text analysis, practices of dramaturgy, interdisciplinarity, transcultural approaches and digitalization of communication in theatre and cultural performance, among other issues. The aim of the ESSAYS SECTION is to offer a broader practical, aesthetic, historical and theoretical outlet to those interested in recent developments in theatre and performance across national and disciplinary boundaries. 

Critical Stages/Scènes critiques is a peer-reviewed on-line journal fully committed to the Open Access Initiative.  

For June 2023 issue, inquiries, abstracts and submissions are to be sent to the editor of this section, Yana Meerzon (University of Ottawa) at 

Production Calendar for June 2023 publication:
Abstracts (250 words) and Bio (100 words) – October 15, 2022 
Complete Articles (up to 5000 words) – December 15, 2022 
Peer-Review Process –  January / February 2023 
Second Draft based on Reviews’ Comments – March 1, 2023 
Technical Editing – April/May 2023 
Publication Date – June 2023 


Articles are welcome in English and/or French 
Writers of English or French as a second language are encouraged to seek help of professional proofreaders before sending their submissions for consideration. 

Submission Guidelines / Soumission d’articles 

Style Sheet for Critical Stages / Protocole abrégé de Scènes critiques 

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