Routledge is pleased to announce that we've just made a collection of Performance Studies textbooks completely free-to-view online through June 15, 2017. Our free-to-view collection allows you full online access to books from Craft Notes for Animators by Ed Hooks to A Masterclass in Dramatic Writing by Janet Neipris.
To discover these Performance Studies textbooks, click the 'Look Inside' button on the individual book's page on our website. Please take the time to examine the texts and consider them for possible adoption on your fall courses.
If Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs represented the Animation industry’s infancy, Ed Hooks thinks that the current production line of big-budget features is its artistically awkward adolescence. While a well-funded marketing machine can conceal structural flaws, uneven performances and…
Paperback – 2016-12-05
For decades writers have competed to enroll in the legendary Master classes led by Janet Neipris at New York University Tisch School of the Arts, and across the globe. Several generations of playwrights, screenwriters, and television writers have been inspired and educated by her. Her newest book…
Paperback – 2016-07-13
Performance in the Twenty-First Century: Theatres of Engagement addresses the reshaping of theatre and performance after postmodernism. Andy Lavender argues provocatively that after the ‘classic’ postmodern tropes of detachment, irony, and contingency, performance in the twenty-first century…
Paperback – 2016-05-31
The work done on a play before the first rehearsal, the first group reading or even the before the cast have met, can be crucial to the success of a production. Directors and dramaturgs must know how to analyze, understand and interpret a play or performance text if they hope to bring it to life on…
Paperback – 2016-03-11