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  • Booking and Tour Management for the Performing Artsby Rena Shagan

    Allworth Press 2001; US$ 24.95

    This third edition of Booking and Tour Management for the Performing Arts has been updated to include information about the revolutionary new ways that performers, managers, and presenters are using the Internet to transform the business of booking live performing events. Special chapters by outside experts provide in-depth information about what... more...

  • Performance Theoryby Richard Schechner

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 29.95

    First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Performing Arts Managementby Jessica Bathurst; Tobie S. Stein

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    Do you know what it takes to manage a performing arts organization today? In this comprehensive volume, more than 100 managers of top nonprofit and commercial venues share their winning strategies. * Financial management, building a funding base, labor relations, much more * Explores the realities of running a performing arts organization today ... more...

  • The Transformative Power of Performanceby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 40.95

    In this book, Erika Fischer-Lichte traces the emergence of performance as 'an art event' in its own right. In setting performance art on an equal footing with the traditional art object, she heralds a new aesthetics. The peculiar mode of experience that a performance provokes ? blurring distinctions between artist and audience, body and mind, art... more...

  • Making a Performanceby Emma Govan; Helen Nicholson; Katie Normington

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    Making a Performance traces innovations in devised performance from early theatrical experiments in the twentieth-century to the radical performances of the twenty-first century. This introduction to the theory, history and practice of devised performance explores how performance-makers have built on the experimental aesthetic traditions of the... more...

  • Community Performanceby Petra Kuppers

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance and theatre. It is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the practitioner, perfectly answering the needs of a field where teaching is orientated around practice. Offering a toolkit... more...

  • Musical Performanceby John Rink

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 29.00

    Unravels the complexities of musical performance for students, teachers and performers at all levels. more...

  • Representation and Identity from Versailles to the Presentby Alan Sikes

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 93.00

    Sikes traces the shifting role of performance in the fashioning of subjectivity from the Modern to the Postmodern eras. The book joins history and historiography and is grounded in a body of research about varied performance subjects from court dance, ballet, opera, festivals, celebrations, propaganda films, Hollywood movies to reality TV. more...

  • The Provocation of the Senses in Contemporary Theatreby Stephen Di Benedetto

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    Di Benedetto considers theatrical practice through the lens of contemporary neuroscientific discoveries in this provoking study, which lays the foundation for considering the physiological basis of the power of theatre practice to affect human behavior. He presents a basic summary of the ways that the senses function in relation to cognitive science... more...

  • Performative Body Spacesby Markus Hallensleben

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 73.00

    The human body as cultural object always has and is a performing subject, which binds the political with the theatrical, shows the construction of ethnicity and technology, unveils private and public spaces, transgresses race and gender, and finally becomes a medium that overcomes the borders of art and life. Since there cannot be a universal definition... more...