Through the Body: A Practical Guide to Physical Theatre, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Through the Body

A Practical Guide to Physical Theatre, 1st Edition

By Dymphna Callery

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256 pages

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Description

In Through the Body, Dymphna Callery introduces the reader to the principles behind the work of key practitioners of 20th-century theater including Artaud, Grotowski, Brook and Lecoq. She offers exercises that turn their theories into practice and explore their principles in action.

Reviews

"The advantages of this book is that the chapters are short and to the point and the well selected exercises enriched by artistic, historic, etymological, and cultural information relating to their utilization." -- Annette Lust, Dominican University of California, ATME

About the Author

Dymphna Callery is Head of the Drama Department at Wolverhampton University. A published playwright and poet, she has performed and taught throughout the United Kingdom.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PER000000
PERFORMING ARTS / General
PER001000
PERFORMING ARTS / Acting & Auditioning
PER011040
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Stagecraft