E-books: Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Safety and Health for the Stage: Collaboration with the Production Process book cover

    Safety and Health for the Stage

    Collaboration with the Production Process, 1st Edition

    By William J. Reynolds

    Safety and Health for the Stage: Collaboration with the Production Process is a practical guide to integrating safety and health into the production process for live entertainment in the context of compliance with applicable codes, standards, and recommended practices. This book explores…

    eBook – 2020-01-21
    Routledge

  • Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language: Politics, Translations, Embodiments book cover

    Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language

    Politics, Translations, Embodiments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Fischer-Lichte, Torsten Jost, Saskya Iris Jain

    Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language explores the significance and impact of words in performance, probing how language functions in theatrical scenarios, what it can achieve under particular conditions, and what kinds of problems may arise as a result. Presenting case studies from around…

    eBook – 2020-01-10
    Routledge

  • Dance, Professional Practice, and the Workplace: Challenges and Opportunities for Dance Professionals, Students, and Educators book cover

    Dance, Professional Practice, and the Workplace

    Challenges and Opportunities for Dance Professionals, Students, and Educators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Pickard, Doug Risner

    Originally published as a special issue of Research in Dance Education, now with an added chapter, this text acknowledges and celebrates the increasingly diverse careers and employment networks in which dance professionals and dance educators are engaged. Addressing issues and developments…

    eBook – 2020-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do? book cover

    Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Lavery

    In comparison with Literary Studies and Media and Film Studies, the disciplines of Theatre and Performance, with their strong anthropocentric heritage, have been relatively slow in responding to such things as climate change, species extinction, or pollution and toxicity etc. However, in the…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • One-Hour Shakespeare: The Tragedies book cover

    One-Hour Shakespeare

    The Tragedies, 1st Edition

    By Julie Fain Lawrence-Edsell

    The One-Hour Shakespeare series is a collection of abridged versions of Shakespeare’s plays, designed specifically to accommodate both small and large casts. This volume, The Tragedies, includes the following plays: Hamlet Julius Caesar Macbeth Othello Romeo and Juliet These…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    One-Hour Shakespeare

  • One-Hour Shakespeare: The Tragicomedies book cover

    One-Hour Shakespeare

    The Tragicomedies, 1st Edition

    By Julie Fain Lawrence-Edsell

    The One-Hour Shakespeare series is a collection of abridged versions of Shakespeare’s plays, designed specifically to accommodate both small and large casts. This volume, The Tragicomedies, includes the following plays: All’s Well That Ends Well Measure for Measure The Merchant of Venice.…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    One-Hour Shakespeare

  • The Tragedye of Solyman and Perseda: Edited from the Original Texts with Introduction and Notes book cover

    The Tragedye of Solyman and Perseda

    Edited from the Original Texts with Introduction and Notes, 1st Edition

    Edited by John J Murray

    Published in 1991 The Tragedye of Solyman and Perseda is a late Elizabethan romantic tragedy by Thomas Kyd, author of The Spanish Tragedy. It dramatises the triangular relationship of the Turkish emperor Soliman, his captive Perseda and her beloved Erastus against the fictionalised backdrop of the…

    eBook – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Maternal in Creative Work: Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art book cover

    The Maternal in Creative Work

    Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Marchevska, Valerie Walkerdine

    The Maternal in Creative Work examines the interrelation between art, creativity and maternal experience, inviting international artists, theorists and cultural workers to discuss their approaches to the central feminist question of the relation between maternity, generation and creativity. This…

    eBook – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Motherhood

  • Blue Sky Body: Thresholds for Embodied Research book cover

    Blue Sky Body

    Thresholds for Embodied Research, 1st Edition

    By Ben Spatz

    Blue Sky Body: Thresholds for Embodied Research is the follow-up to Ben Spatz's 2015 book What a Body Can Do, charting a course through more than twenty years of embodied, artistic, and scholarly research. Emerging from the confluence of theory and practice, this book combines full-length critical…

    eBook – 2019-12-11
    Routledge

  • Performing Home book cover

    Performing Home

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Andrews

    Performing Home is the first sustained study of the ways in which artists create artworks in, and in response to, domestic dwellings. In the context of growing interest in ideas and practices that cross between architecture, arts practice and performance, it is valuable to understand what happens…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Creative Dance and Movement in Groupwork book cover

    Creative Dance and Movement in Groupwork

    2nd Edition

    By Helen Payne

    This invaluable resource for teachers and therapists continues to explore the link between movement and emotions presented in the first edition of this innovative book. It provides 180 practical activities with a clear rationale for the use of creative dance and movement to enrich therapy or…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan: Staging the Resistance book cover

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan

    Staging the Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Aragorn Quinn

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan sheds new light on the adoption of concepts that motivated political theatres of resistance for nearly a century and even now underpin the collective understanding of the Japanese nation. Grounded in the aftermath of the Meiji Restoration…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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