Antonin Artaud was a revolutionary figure in 20th Century theatre, writing and performance. Celebrated for his Theatre of Cruelty, he advocated a theatre made up of unique language, halfway between thought and gesture. This complete resource comprises practical approaches to working with Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty, interviews and exercises from leading practitioners, and a wealth of performance footage. Disc one contains performances and a documentary about Artaud. Disc two is an interactive DVD ROM containing 100+ video clips of Artaud-influenced performances, interviews with leading authorities and a performance generator - a series of short quotes from Artaud's texts to be used as starting points for ideas.