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  • Conference of the Birdsby John Heilpern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    Conference of the Birds is John Heilpern's true story of an extraordinary journey. In December 1972, the director Peter Brook and an international troupe of actors (Helen Mirren and Yoshi Oida among them) left their Paris base to emerge again in the Sahara desert. It was the start of an 8,500-mile expedition through Africa without precedent in the... more...

  • Designing for the Theatreby Francis Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    Now in its second edition, Designing for the Theatre has established itself as the authoritative introduction to the processes of design for the theatre. Covering the contribution which can be made by costume, sets, props and lighting to a stage production, the author explains the purpose and process involved in their design. Included in this... more...

  • The High School Theatre Teacher's Survival Guideby Raina S. Ames

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    A reference for high school theatre teachers covering both curricular and extracurricular problems ? everything from how to craft a syllabus for a theatre class to what to say to parents about a student's participation in a school play. more...

  • Stage Managementby Daniel Bond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95

    This popular book describes in detail a stage manager's job. It provides those just starting out in the profession with a solid grounding in theatre stage management practices and procedures. The disciplines of lighting, set design and sound are discussed but the main focus is the management of these elements and the processes and scheduling that go... more...

  • Staging A Musicalby Matthew White

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    In Staging a Musical , Matthew White describes all the elements involved in putting on a musical production, including: how to choose the right show, budgets and schedules, auditions, rehearsals, and performances. more...

  • Devising Theatreby Alison Oddey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Devising Theatre is a practical handbook that combines a critical analysis of contemporary devised theatre practice with descriptions of selected companies, and suggestions for any group devising theatre from scratch. It is the first book to propose a general theory of devised theatre. After identifying the unique nature of this type of performance,... more...

  • The Bodies That Were Not Oursby Coco Fusco

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Interdisciplinary artist and writer Coco Fusco is one of North America's leading interpreters of intercultural theory and practice. This volume gathers together her finest writings since 1995 and includes critical essays by Jean Fisher and Caroline Vercoe that interpret her work. Engaging and provocative, these essays, interviews, performance scripts... more...

  • Theatre, Body and Pleasureby Simon Shepherd

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Breaking new ground in the study of performance theory, this maverick and powerful project from renowned Renaissance scholar and queer theorist Simon Shepherd presents a unique take on theory and the physical reality of theatre. Examining a range of material, Theatre, Body, Pleasure addresses a significant gap in the literary and drama studies... more...

  • Hidden Territoriesby Cd-Rom Produced By Arts Archives; with Alison Hodge; Wlodzimierz Staniewski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    Wlodzimierz Staniewski's group Gardzienice Theatre has established an unparalleled reputation for a sensual and complex performance aesthetic. The work is inspired by the expressive traditions of indigenous culture and the musicality of the natural environment. This is the first full-length articulation by Staniewski himself of this unique director's... more...

  • Edward Gordon Craig: A Vision of Theatreby Christopher Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Edward Gordon Craig's ideas regarding set and lighting have had an enormous impact on the development of the theatre we know today. In this new and updated edition of his well-known study of Edward Gordon Craig, Professor Christopher Innes shows how Craig's stage work and theoretical writings were crucial to the development of modern theatre. This... more...