Theatre & Performance Studies

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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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15Series in Theatre & Performance Studies

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  • Stagecraft Fundamentals: A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production book cover

    Stagecraft Fundamentals

    A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production, 3rd Edition

    By Rita Kogler Carver

    Stagecraft Fundamentals tackles every aspect of basic theatre production with Rita Kogler Carver’s signature wit and engaging voice. The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed, illustrated by beautiful color examples that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • On Screen Acting: An Introduction to the Art of Acting for the Screen book cover

    On Screen Acting

    An Introduction to the Art of Acting for the Screen, 1st Edition

    By Edward Dmytryk, Jean Porter Dmytryk

    With On Screen Acting, director Edward Dmytryk and actress Jean Porter Dmytryk offer a lively dialogue between director and actress about the principles and practice of screen acting for film and television. Informal and anecdotal in style, the book spans auditioning, casting, rehearsal, and on-set…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

  • The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick book cover

    The Birth of Modern Theatre

    Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick, 1st Edition

    By Norman S. Poser

    The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick is a vivid description of the eighteenth-century London theatre scene—a time when the theatre took on many of the features of our modern stage. A natural and psychologically based acting style replaced the declamatory…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge

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  • 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.

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