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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Why is it that in going to see plays we are also touched or moved by them, and is there more than metaphor involved in such claims? Considering these and other questions, this book examines a range of contemporary performance works in which performers and their audiences occupy a shared realm of feelings, in which the play is not always the thing. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This book ranges from refugee camps in Palestine to halting sites of the Irish Travellers and elsewhere in search of a new politics practiced through performance. Written through the intersection of performance and philosophy, the book refutes neoliberalism's depoliticizing and strategic uses of humanitarianism, human rights, and development. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response presents a combined analysis and workbook to examine "socially engaged performance." It offers a range of key practical approaches, exercises, and principles for using performance to engage in a variety of social and artistic projects. Author Jan Cohen-Cruz draws on a career of groundbreaking research... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This book draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Neoliberalism and theatre/performance a growing area of research ? three books in the SIP series on this topic create an important first tranche of publications in this area Features well-known contributors (such as Catherine Cole and David Savran) as well as up-and-coming younger scholars (eg. Jisha Menon, Jon Rossini) Important new theorization of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Considering both making political performance and making performance politically, this collection explores engagements of political resistance, public practice and performance media, on various scales of production within structures of neoliberal and liberal government and power. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 29.00
This book asks that we consider the practices that facilitate audience participation on equal terms with other elements of the theatre maker's art; it offers a theoretical basis for this new approach, illustrated by examples from diverse participatory performances. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Radical Street Performance is the first volume to collect together the fascinating array of writings by activists, directors, performers, critics, scholars and journalists who have documented street theatre around the world. More than thirty essays explore the myriad forms this most public of performances can take: * agit-prop * invisible theatre... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
The Applied Theatre Reader is the first book to bring together new case studies of practice by leading practitioners and academics in the field and beyond, with classic source texts from writers such as Noam Chomsky, bell hooks, Mikhail Bakhtin, Augusto Boal, and Chantal Mouffe. This book divides the field into key themes, inviting critical interrogation... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 37.95
Dr Hartley, who works internationally in applied theatre, presents the practice with passion and intellectual clarity, showing how it can be used by practitioners in and outside the world of theatre. She dispels the mystique around applied theatre and argues for it to develop with each project, so it never becomes stagnant. more...