Commedia Dell'Arte

A Handbook for Troupes

by Oliver Crick,

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  • 9780415204088
  • 9781134629831
  • 9781134629824
A companion to John Rudlin's best-selling Commedia dell'Arte: A Handbook for Actors, this book covers both the history and professional practice of commedia dell'arte companies from 1568 to the present day. Indispensable for both the beginner and the professional, it contains historical and contemporary company case histories, details on company organisation, and tips on practical stagecraft.
Essential for students and practitioners, this book enables the reader to understand how successful commedia dell'arte companies function, and how we can learn from past and current practice to create a lively and dynamic form of theatre.
Includes tips on:
* writing a scenario
* mask-making
* building a stage
* designing a backdrop
* costume
* music.
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  • Taylor and Francis; April 2001
  • ISBN: 9781134629831
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: Commedia Dell'Arte
  • Author: Oliver Crick; John Rudlin
  • Imprint: Routledge
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780415204088
  • 9781134629831
  • 9781134629824

About The Author

John Rudlin is a freelance theatre director, playwright and author. Olly Crick is a drama lecturer at Hereford College of Art and Design.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780415204088
  • 9781134629831
  • 9781134629824