Theatre & Performance Studies

Welcome to the Routledge Performance Studies and Theatre Home Page! 

We provide researchers, professionals, lecturers and students with books, Journals, eProducts, Resources and Information in the subject of Theatre and Performance Studies, including the Routledge Performance Archive.

There is also information on books for students and series, as well as access to our online catalogue and contact information.
 

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1,382New Products

  • Actors and Audiences: Conversations in the Electric Air book cover

    Actors and Audiences

    Conversations in the Electric Air, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Heim

    Actors and Audiences explores the exchanges between those on and off the stage that fill the atmosphere with energy and vitality. Caroline Heim utilises the concept of "electric air" to describe this phenomenon and discuss the charge of emotional electricity that heightens the audience’s senses in…

    Paperback – 2020-03-20
    Routledge

  • Developing Writers Across the Primary and Secondary Years: Growing into Writing book cover

    Developing Writers Across the Primary and Secondary Years

    Growing into Writing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Lewis, Debra Myhill, Honglin Chen

    Writing development and pedagogy is a high priority area, particularly with standardised testing showing declines in writing across time and through the years of schooling. However, to date there are relatively few texts for teachers and teacher educators which detail how best to enable the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-20
    Routledge

  • The Black Circuit: Race, Performance, and Spectatorship in Black Popular Theatre book cover

    The Black Circuit

    Race, Performance, and Spectatorship in Black Popular Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Rashida Z. Shaw McMahon

    The Black Circuit: Race, Performance, and Spectatorship in Black Popular Theatre presents the first book-length study of Chitlin Circuit theatre, the most popular and controversial form of Black theatre to exist outside the purview of Broadway since the 1980s. Through historical and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

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Editorial Contacts

  • Laura Hussey, Editor (UK)

    Laura Hussey publishes Routledge Research Monographs across Theatre, Performance, and Dance studies. She commissions for Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama and Advances in Theatre and Performance Studies. She is currently developing a number of series including Routledge Studies in Disability and Performance and is interested in feedback on new potential series across the field. She is keen to work with new scholars as well as those more established in the discipline. She can be found on LinkedIn. 

  • Ben Piggott, Editor (UK)

    Ben Piggott publishes a full range of titles across Theatre, Performance, and Dance studies, including edited collections, Companions, and course texts. He is currently commissioning in voice studies, theatre history, and dance history, as well as being on the lookout for original, cutting-edge work across the research spectrum. Ben also publishes dedicated textbooks for students, especially in the core areas of BA study, and edits the Fourth Wall, Routledge Performance Practitioners, and Focus on Dramaturgy series.

  • Stacey Walker, Senior Editor

    Stacey Walker commissions books on acting, actor training, directing, scenography and design, stagecraft, costuming, theatrical production, media design, and arts management. After a decade in the publishing industry, she has experience publishing academic textbooks, practical handbooks, research monographs, trade, and ebooks. She can be found on LinkedIn.

Conference Attendance 2020

Using the subject menu below you can browse through the conferences we will be attending in 2020, where we will be showcasing our most recently published books. 

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