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Estudis escènics: quaderns de l'Institut del Teatre. 1983, Núm. 23
<p>In 1936 this author was appointed Commissar of Entertainments of the Generalitat, and while he was carrying out his task, he became aware of the deficiencies suffered the show business, as regards both drama and cinema. He took part in a series of initiatives among which we find Piscator's visit to Catalonia and the outlined projects of this director to perf orm Terra baixa by Àngel Guimerà and Parsifal in Montserrat's mountain. In november 1936 he travelled to Russia in order to try to arrange the exhibition of Russian films in Catalonia, and also to study the possibility of interchanging entertainments. He payed a visit to the Lunatxarski Institute (befare Stanislavski Institute), the Bolshoi Theatre, the Vakhtanov Theatre, the Realistic Theatre, the Meierhold, and so on. He got to know about the Lunatxarski Institute's syllabus and the attention payed by this institution to the non-Russian ethnical tradition of · Russia. The Republic's defeat ruined his projects, which had just been started, and forced him to the exile.</p>...