Performance Studies Collection Free-to-View until June 15th!

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. 

Free-to-View Performance Studies Collection

  • Craft Notes for Animators

    A Perspective on a 21st Century Career

    By Ed Hooks

    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
    Routledge

  • A Masterclass in Dramatic Writing

    Theater, Film, and Television, 2nd Edition

    By Janet Neipris

    A Masterclass in Dramatic Writing is an essential tool for professional teachers in academic programs training successful Playwrights, Screenwriters, and TV writers, as well as anyone who wants to write a completed dramatic script. You can become a successful dramatic writer within a group or…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge

  • Performance in the Twenty-First Century

    Theatres of Engagement

    By Andy Lavender

    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
    Routledge

  • How to Read a Play

    Script Analysis for Directors

    By Damon Kiely

    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
    Routledge