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  • The Art of the Documentaryby Megan Cunningham

    Pearson Education 2014; US$ 43.99

    Documentary filmmaking is a powerful and vital element to our society,  and those who are responsible for bringing real stories and issues to a creative medium often have an uncanny ability to make a deep connection to us with their art. Legendary directors and cinematographers such as the Maysles brothers, D.A. Pennabaker & Chris Hegedus, Errol Morris,... more...

  • Integrative Performanceby Experience Bryon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Integrative Performance serves a crucial need of 21st-century performers by providing a transdisciplinary approach to training.?Its radical new take on performance practice is designed for a climate that increasingly requires fully rounded artists.?The book critiques and interrogates key current practices and?offers a proven alternative to the idea... more...

  • The Merry Devil of Edmontonby Anonymous; Nicola Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.95

    The Merry Devil of Edmonton lay unperformed from the early seventeenth century until the 1980s. Dating from around 1604, it was first published in 1608 and was performed at the Globe Theatre by the King's Men. With its scenes of magic, deer poaching, and abduction from a nunnery, The Merry Devil of Edmonton combines romance and comedy in a highly... more...

  • Towards a Theory of Mimeby Alexander Iliev

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Towards a Theory of Mime is a genuinely unique book about non-verbal communication and performance. Combining a broad global history of the evolution of human communication with an introduction to the general practice of mime, Alexander Iliev traces a lineage from Marceau and Barrault to his own distinguished practice as performer and teacher. The... more...

  • The Language of Balinese Shadow Theaterby Mary Sabine Zurbuchen

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.95 US$ 38.66

    Bali's shadow puppet theater, like others in Southeast Asia, is a complex tradition with many conventions that puzzle Western observers. Mary Zurbuchen demonstrates how the linguistic codes of this rich art form mediate between social groups, cultural influences, historical periods, and conceptual schemes. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton... more...

  • Performed Imaginariesby Richard Schechner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In this collection of essays, performance studies scholar and artist Richard Schechner brings his unique perspective to bear upon some of the key themes of society in the 21 st century. Schechner connects the avantgarde and terror, the counter-cultural movement of the 1960s/70s and the Occupy movement; self-wounding art, popular culture, and ritual;... more...

  • Swedish Film Classicsby A. Kwiatkowski

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 7.99

    Memorable stills from great cinematic tradition ? Ingeborg Holm (1913) to Wild Strawberries (1957). Complete credits, synopsis, commentary for each film. Introduction, critical biographies of directors. more...

  • The Art of the Cinematographerby Leonard Maltin

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.99

    Survey and anecdotal interviews with 5 masters ? Arthur Miller, Hal Mohr, Hal Rosson, Lucien Ballard, and Conrad Hall. 105 photographs. Filmographies. more...

  • The Art of Light on Stageby Yaron Abulafia

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Art of Light on Stage is the first history of theatre lighting design to bring the story right up to date. In this extraordinary volume, award-winning designer Yaron Abulafia explores the poetics of light, charting the evolution of lighting design against the background of contemporary performance. The book looks at the material and the conceptual;... more...

  • Coaching for Performance Excellenceby Simone Niles

    Fast Print Publishing 2012; US$ 10.08

    Coaching for Performance Excellence is an introduction to some new and innovative ways of approaching your art. It is for all performers wanting to achieve performance excellence. Whether you are a beginner, an amateur or professional, this book will give you ways to enhance your performance. Topics include: * Setting goals - explore your ideal... more...