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Influence of the drama

  • Aesthetics of the Oppressedby Augusto Boal

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 45.95

    Augusto Boal's workshops and theatre exercises are renowned throughout the world for their life-changing effects. At last this major director, practitioner, and author of many books on community theatre speaks out about the subjects most important to him ? the practical work he does with diverse communities, the effects of globalization, and the creative... 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...

  • The Applied Theatre Readerby Tim Prentki; Sheila Preston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The Applied Theatre Reader is the first book to bring together new case studies of practice by leading practitioners and academics in the field and beyond, with classic source texts from writers such as Noam Chomsky, bell hooks, Mikhail Bakhtin, Augusto Boal, and Chantal Mouffe. This book divides the field into key themes, inviting critical interrogation... more...

  • Applying Performanceby Nicola Shaughnessy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    This book draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged. more...

  • Audience Participation in Theatreby Gareth White

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 29.00

    This book asks that we consider the practices that facilitate audience participation on equal terms with other elements of the theatre maker's art; it offers a theoretical basis for this new approach, illustrated by examples from diverse participatory performances. 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...

  • The Dialogical Theatreby Max Harris

    Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 192.00

    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...

  • Engaging Performanceby Jan Cohen-Cruz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95

    Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response presents a combined analysis and workbook to examine "socially engaged performance." It offers a range of key practical approaches, exercises, and principles for using performance to engage in a variety of social and artistic projects. Author Jan Cohen-Cruz draws on a career of groundbreaking research... more...

  • Faithful Performancesby Trevor A. Hart; Steven R. Guthrie

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95

    The contributors to Faithful Performances reflect on the nature of artistic performance and its relationship to the notions of tradition and identity and consider various aspects of the performance of Christian identity by examining at worship, the interpretation of the Bible, Christian response to elements in the contemporary media and the shape of... more...

  • Feeling Theatreby Martin Welton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    Why is it that in going to see plays we are also touched or moved by them, and is there more than metaphor involved in such claims? Considering these and other questions, this book examines a range of contemporary performance works in which performers and their audiences occupy a shared realm of feelings, in which the play is not always the thing. more...