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Etienne Decrouxis the primarycreator of Corporeal Mime and one of modern theatre’s most charismatic innovators, known for his ground-breaking use of the body as the principal means of expression on stage. This second edition combines:
As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners are unbeatable value for today’s student.
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1_ A PROMETHEAN LIFE
2_ SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS OF WORDS ON MIME
3_ DECROUX AS DIRECTOR/CREATOR : HOW DID DECROUX MAKE A PERFORMANCE?
4_ CORPOREAL MIME TECHNIQUE: PRACTICAL EXERCISES WITH IMMEDIATE APPLICATIONS
Routledge Performance Practitioners is an innovative series of introductory handbooks on key figures in twentieth-century performance practice.
Each volume focuses on a theatre-maker who has transformed the way we understand theatre and performance. The books are carefully structured to enable the reader to gain a good grasp of the fundamental elements underpinning each practitioner's work. They provide an inspiring springboard for students on twentieth century, contemporary theatre and theatre history courses.
These compact, well-illustrated and clearly written books unravel the contribution of modern theatre's most charismatic innovators, through:
As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners are unbeatable value for today's student.