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  • Applied Theatre in Actionby Jennifer S. Hartley

    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...

  • Theaterpädagogisches Schauspieltrainingby Fu Li Hofmann

    transcript 2014; US$ 25.88

    Theaterpädagogische Arbeit bekommt erst durch die Orientierung an der persönlichen und künstlerischen Entwicklung des Schauspiel-Ensembles ein klares Profil. Dieses Buch richtet sich nicht nur an Menschen, die sich mit Theaterpädagogik oder Schauspiel befassen, sondern auch an alle, die das Spiel und die Kreativität des Einzelnen ins Zentrum ihrer... more...

  • Imperialism and Theatreby J. Ellen Gainor

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95

    Imperialism is a transnational and transhistorical phenomenon; it occurs neither in limited areas nor at one specific moment. In cultures from across the world theatrical performance has long been a site for both the representation and support of imperialism, and resistance and rebellion against it. Imperialism and Theatre is a groundbreaking collection... more...

  • Theatre of Good Intentionsby Dani Snyder-Young

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    Theatre of Good Intentions examines limitations of theatre in the creation of social and political change. This book looks at some of the reasons why achieving such goals is hard; examining what theatre can and can't do. It examines a range of applied and political theatre case studies, focusing on theatre's impact on participants and spectators.... more...

  • The Dialogical Theatreby Max Harris

    Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 202.00

    In this adventurous and wide-ranging book, Harris weaves an intriguing tale of Franciscan Missionary theatre in early colonial Mexico and Indigenous dramatizations of the theme of conquest in modern Mexico. He offers fresh readings of representations of the conquest of Mexico by Dryden and Artaud and engages in a lively dialogue with Bakhtin's insistence... more...

  • Church and Stageby Claudia Durst Johnson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    Throughout nineteenth century America, religious officials often condemned the theatre as an inversion of the house of God, similar to the church in architectural structure and organization but wholly different in purpose and values. This book explores the many ways in which religious institutions supported by capitalism profoundly affected the early... more...

  • Applied Theatreby Monica Prendergast; Juliana Saxton

    Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00

    Theatre practice and applied theatre are areas of growing international interest. Applied Theatre is the first study to assist practitioners and students to develop critical frameworks for planning and implementing their own theatrical projects.This reader-friendly text considers an international range of case studies in applied theatre through discussion... more...

  • Performance Affectsby James Thompson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 33.00

    Performance Affects explores performance projects in disaster and war zones to argue that joy, beauty and celebration should be the inspiration for the politics of community-based or participatory performance practice, seeking to realign the field of Applied Theatre away from effects towards an affective role, connected to sensations of pleasure. more...

  • Catholic Theatre and Dramaby Kevin J. Wetmore

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00

    The relationship between the Catholic Church and theatre has a long and complicated history. This collection of fourteen critical essays seeks to demystify the ties--both practical and ideological--that have long bound Catholicism to theatrical production. This volume offers insights into medieval theatre, Jesuit drama, ballet and opera, modern stagings... more...

  • Vom Lehrstück bis zum Theatersportby Michael Schmitt

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 18.27

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Theaterpädagogik hat sich seit den 1970er-Jahren als eigenständige Disziplin zwischen Theater und Pädagogik auf breiter Front etabliert. Traditionell dem Schüler- und Laientheater verpflichtet, kommt sie mittlerweile in ganz unterschiedlichen Zusammenhängen zum Einsatz. Dabei ist eine solide wissenschaftliche Verortung ihrer... more...