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  • Masking Unmaskedby Eli Simon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 28.00

    Acting with masks is one of the most ancient stage techniques still in use. "Masking Unmasked" is a basic guide to using this ancient art to develop character and movement in four sections that correspond to mask size: full-face masks, clowning, bag masks, and half-face masks. more...

  • Physical Theatres: A Critical Readerby John Keefe; Simon Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 44.95

    Physical Theatres: A Critical Reader is an invaluable resource for students of physically orientated theatre and performance. This book aims to trace the roots and development of physicality in theatre by combining practical experience of the field with a strong historical and theoretical underpinning. In exploring the histories, cross-overs... more...

  • Physical Theatres: A Critical Introductionby Simon Murray; John Keefe

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 43.95

    Physical Theatres: A Critical Introduction is the first account to provide a comprehensive overview of non text-based theatre, from experimental dance to traditional mime. This book synthesizes the history, theory and practice of physical theatres for students and performers, in what is both a core area of study and a dynamic and innovative aspect... more...

  • Migrations of Gestureby Carrie Noland; Sally Ann Ness

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 75.00

    Derived from the Latin verb “gerere”—to carry, act, or do—“gesture” has accrued critical currency but has remained undertheorized. Migrations of Gesture addresses this absence and provides a complex theory on the value of gesture for understanding human sign production.Contributors: Mark Franko, Ketu H. Katrak, Akira Mizuta... more...

  • The Mask Handbookby Toby Wilsher

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95

    This book, from Europe?s leading Mask director and co-founder of the Trestle Theatre Company , provides a fascinating demystification of the process of using masks. Full of simple explanations, and collating over twenty-five years? experience of writing for, directing and acting in masks, The Mask Handbook examines how masks have the ability... more...

  • Crossing Cultural Borders Through the Actor's Workby Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    A sophisticated analysis of how the intersection of technique, memory, and imagination inform performance, this book redirects the intercultural debate by focusing exclusively on the actor at work. Alongside the perspectives of other prominent intercultural actors, this study draws from original interviews with Ang Gey Pin (formerly with the Workcenter... more...

  • Movement Training for the Modern Actorby Mark Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first critical analysis of the key principles and practices informing the movement training of actors in the modern era. Focusing on the cultural history of modern movement training for actors, Evans traces the development of the ?neutral? body as a significant area of practice within drama school training and the relationship between... more...

  • Rehearsal from Shakespeare to Sheridanby Tiffany Stern

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 44.99

    Attention is often given to the performance of a text, but not to the shaping process behind that performance. This is the first history of the subject, from the sixteenth century to the eighteenth. It examines the nature and changing content of rehearsal, drawing on a mass of autobiographical, textual, and journalistic sources. - ;Attention is often... more...

  • The DbD Experienceby Rachel Rosenthal; Kate Noonan

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 40.95

    First, pick up a copy of Rachel Rosenthal?s inspiring The DbD Experience; Part manual, part manifesto, part memoir, then head for Los Angeles?.: FRIDAY - Origins. Arrive at the Doing by Doing workshop to be greeted by Rosenthal, pioneering theatre explorer and your host for the weekend ahead. Explore non-human ways of living and moving. Begin to develop... more...

  • Fame Usby Brian Howell; Norbert Ruebsaat; Stephen Osborne

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2007; US$ 18.95

    Photos, narratives, and quotations on the nature of fame and celebrity. more...