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  • 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...

  • Funny Businessby Jeff Silverman; Drew Tapley

    Gildan Media Corporation 2011; US$ 12.99

    For the last twenty-five years, Jeff Silverman has been the President of Yuk Yuk's comedy club: one of the world's largest stand-up comedy chains. With a career spanning more than forty years, Jeff has helped launch the careers of Jim Carey, Howie Mandel and Russell Peters, and started his business career with the 99-cent Roxy Theatre back in the '70s,... more...

  • Performance and Placeby Dr Leslie Hill; Dr Helen Paris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 43.00

    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...

  • A Pathognomy of Performanceby Simon Bayly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • The Senses in Performanceby Sally Banes; Andre Lepecki

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    The first anthology dedicated to critically assess the role of the human sensorium in performance ? from ritual to theatre, from dance to architecture. The anthology gathers original essays by leading international scholars and artists. more...

  • Identity, Performance and Technologyby Susan Broadhurst; Josephine Machon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • The Art of the Turnaroundby Michael M. Kaiser

    Brandeis University Press 2009; US$ 25.99

    Practical advice (supported by extensive case studies) for fixing troubled arts organizations more...

  • A Performance Cosmologyby Judie Christie; Richard Gough; Daniel Peter Watt

    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...

  • The Cycleby Michael M. Kaiser; Brett E. Egan

    Brandeis University Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    Offers practical advice, based on the notion of a "family" of supporters, for managing healthy arts organizations more...