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  • The Director's Craftby Katie Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 35.95

    Written by one of the UK?s most respected working directors, this book is a practical guide to directing in theatre and includes†specific advice on every aspect of working with actors, designers, and the text. more...

  • Making a Performanceby Emma Govan; Helen Nicholson; Katie Normington

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Performance and Cognitionby Bruce McConachie; F. Elizabeth Hart

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This book invites theatre and performance scholars to incorporate many of the insights of cognitive science into their work and to begin considering all of their research projects from the perspective of cognitive studies. As well as including a comprehensive introduction to the challenges of cognitive studies for theatre and performance scholarship,... more...

  • The Actor's Art and Craftby William Esper; Damon Dimarco

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    William Esper, one of the leading acting teachers of our time, explains and extends Sanford Meisner's legendary technique, offering a clear, concrete, step-by-step approach to becoming a truly creative actor. Esper worked closely with Meisner for seventeen years and has spent decades developing his famous program for actor's training. The result is... more...

  • Visuality in the Theatreby Maaike Bleeker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 31.00

    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...

  • Multicultureel drama?by Maaike Bleeker; Lucia van Heteren; Chiel Kattenbelt; Kees Vuyk

    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...

  • Leo 'Rumpole' McKernby George Whaley

    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...

  • Tragedyby Adrian Poole

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 9.99

    What do we mean by 'tragedy' now? When we turn on the news, does a report of the latest atrocity have any connection with Sophocles and Shakespeare? Addressing questions about belief, blame, revenge, pain, witnessing and ending, this book demonstrates the enduring significance of attempts to understand terrible suffering. - ;What do we mean... more...

  • Theatrical Improvisationby Jeanne Leep

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 29.00

    Theatrical Improvisation provides an in-depth analysis of short form, long form, and sketch-based improv tracing the development of each form and the principles that define and connect the styles of performance. more...

  • Style For Actors 2nd Editionby Robert Barton

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95

    First Published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...