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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
This anthology is the first of its kind. In addition to opening up fresh perspectives on theatre studies ? with applications for dramatic criticism, performance analysis, acting practice, audience response, theatre history, and other important areas ? the book sets the agenda for future work, helping to map the emergence of this new approach. Following... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 33.00
This book presents an exploration of the under-explored terrain of visuality, demonstrating the use of new theoretical insights into vision for the analysis of theatre and performance and simultaneously shows theatre and performance to be an excellent 'theoretical object' for exploring the cultural, historical and embodied character of visuality. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 32.75
Als de huidige multiculturele samenleving een drama is, wiens drama is dat dan? Drama roept associaties op met de wereld als schouwtoneel, waarop protagonisten en antagonisten in strijd verwikkeld zijn met een onvermijdelijk tragische afloop. Is het tijd om de metafoor van het drama los te laten en te kijken wat theater als plaats van handelen, kijken... more...
- University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 25.99
This long-awaited biography tells the story of a working-class Sydney boy who left Australian shores in the 1940s and went on to an extraordinary and renowned acting career. In England he become a major Shakespearean actor and made many films. Yet it was the gravelly-voiced, potato-faced Horace Rumpole in the long-running series Rumpole of the Bailey... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95
"Style is a journey from tourist to native. It is living in the world of the play, not just visiting it." - from Chapter One Anyone who has ever struggled with capes, fans, swords, doublets and crinolines should make Style for Actors 2 nd Edition their constant companion. Robert Barton has completely updated his award winning handbook for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
An Actor?s Work on a Role is Konstantin Stanislavski?s exploration of the rehearsal process, applying the techniques of his seminal actor training system to the task of bringing truth to one?s chosen role. Originally published over half a century ago as Creating a Role , this book was the third in a planned trilogy ? after An Actor Prepares... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The A to Z of African American Theater celebrates nearly 200 years of black theater in the United States, identifying representative African American theater-producing organizations and chronicling their contributions to the field from its birth in 1816 to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
This†new edition of† the innovative and† widely acclaimed Theatre Histories: An Introduction †offers overviews of theatre and drama in many world cultures and periods together with case studies demonstrating the methods and interpretive approaches used by today's theatre historians. Completely revised and renewed in color, enhancements and new... more...