Professor of Performance Studies, Faculty of Letters and Humanities at Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tetouan, Morocco, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Interweaving Performance Cultures, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany (2008-2010), and winner of the 2007 Helsinki Prize of the International Federation for Theatre Research. Since 2006, Founding President of the International Centre for Performance Studies (ICPS) in Tangier. Among his published books: Beyond Brecht, Meknes: Sindy Publications, 1996; Moroccan Theatre Between East and West,Tetouan: Faculty of Letters Publications, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, 2000; Fields of Silence in Moroccan Theatre, Rabat: Union of Moroccan Writers, 2004; Dramatic Art and the Myth of Origins: Fields of Silence, International Centre for Performance Studies Publications, 2007. He has numerous publications in International Theatre Journals: TDR, Theatre Journal, Documenta, Etcetera, Journal of Middle Eastern and North African Intellectual and Cultural Studies, FIRT Journal and many others. Amine’s recent contribution is an article entitled “Performing Postcoloniality in the Moroccan Scene: Emerging Sites of Hybridity”, which appeared in the edited volume Contesting Performance: Global Sites of Research, published by Palgrave in 2010. He is currently co-authoring with distinguished Professor Marvin Carlson a book project entitled Theatre in North Africa: The Performative Turn in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia to appear in the Palgrave Series: Studies in International Performance, edited by J. Reinelt and B. Singleton.