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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 45.00
Written by both practitioners and scholars, this significant and timely collection explores the sites of contemporary performance, and the notion of place. The volume examines how we experience performance's varied sites as part of the fabric of the art work itself, whether they are institutional or transient, real or online. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Exploring the themes of the event, ephemerality and democracy that mark the encounter between performance and philosophy, this original study elaborates fresh perspectives on the experiences of undoing, fiasco and disaster that shadow both the both stage and everyday life. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 330.00
We love to be entertained. And today's technology makes that easier than ever. Listen to tunes while working out? No problem. Watch a movie on your cell phone? Can do. Get 450 channels of digital entertainment bounced off a satellite and into your vehicle?even while traveling through empty wastelands? Simple. But behind these experiences is a complex... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
This ground-breaking anthology is the first to be dedicated to assessing critically the role of the human sensorium in performance. Senses in Performance presents a multifaceted approach to the methodological, theoretical, practical and historical challenges facing the scholar and the artist. This volume examines the subtle actions of the human... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This project investigates the implications of technology on identity in embodied performance, opening up a forum of debate exploring the interrelationship of and between identities in performance practices and considering how identity is formed, de-formed, blurred and celebrated within diverse approaches to technological performance practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Exploring thirty years of work by The Centre for Performance Research (CPR), A Performance Cosmology explores the future challenges of performance and theatre through a diverse and fascinating series of interviews, testimonies and perspectives from leading international theatre practitioners and academics. Contributors include: Philip Auslander,... more...
- Dunham Books 2013; US$ 12.95
Many people don't realize how important local television programming is to a geographic market. Bob Bennett has long been known as a broadcasting visionary and helped mold local television into what it is today. Having begun his career in early television, he went on to become General Manager of WTTG in Washington, D.C., WNEW-TV in New York and... more...