• The Heart of the Film

    Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

    By Cynthia Whitcomb

    Most movies include a love story, whether it is the central story or a subplot, and knowing how to write a believable relationship is essential to any writer's skill set. Discover the rules and laws of nature at play in a compelling love story and learn and master them. Broken into four…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04 
    Focal Press

  • Body, Sound and Space in Music and Beyond: Multimodal Explorations

    Edited by Clemens Wöllner

    Body and space refer to vital and interrelated dimensions in the experience of sounds and music. Sounds have an overwhelming impact on feelings of bodily presence and inform us about the space we experience. Even in situations where visual information is artificial or blurred, such as in virtual…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Choreography: The Basics

    By Erica Stanton

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Robert Armin and Shakespeare's Performed Songs

    By Catherine A. Henze

    After Robert Armin joined the Chamberlain's Men, singing in Shakespeare's dramas catapulted from 1.25 songs and 9.95 lines of singing per play to 3.44 songs and 29.75 lines of singing, a virtually unnoticed phenomenon. In addition, many of the songs became seemingly improvisatory—similar to Armin's…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Religion in the Theatre of Grotowski

    By Catharine Christof

    This book opens a new interdisciplinary frontier between religion and theatre studies to illuminate what has been seen as the religious, or spiritual, nature of Polish theatre director Jerzy Grotowski’s work. It corrects the lacunae in both theatre studies and religious studies by examining the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power

    Occasions of State

    By J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge

    The motivations for the staging of festivals in early modern Europe were often complex and multi-faceted. In addition to their role as entertainment spectacles, they were important vehicles for the display of political and military superiority. 'Entries' in to cities were particularly strong…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Shakespeare's Poetics

    Aristotle and Anglo-Italian Renaissance Genres

    By Sarah Dewar-Watson

    The startling central idea behind this study is that the rediscovery of Aristotle's Poetics in the sixteenth century ultimately had a profound impact on almost every aspect of Shakespeare's late plays”their sources, subject matter and thematic concerns. Shakespeare's Poetics reveals the generic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Bullying in the Arts

    Vocation, Exploitation and Abuse of Power

    By Anne-Marie Quigg

    Diva, Prima Donna, Maestro, Virtuoso: creative geniuses with the ability to deliver artistic excellence. However this perception can serve to tilt the balance of power in relationships and to substantiate the notion of artistic temperament; the Master is always right and the Diva must have her way.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Voice: Onstage and Off

    3rd Edition

    By Robert Barton, Rocco dal Vera

    Voice: Onstage and Off is a comprehensive guide to the process of building, mastering, and fine-tuning the voice for performance. Every aspect of vocal work is covered, from the initial speech impulse and the creation of sound, right through to refining the final product in different types of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Acting for Animators

    2nd Edition

    By Ed Hooks

    Ed Hooks' indispensable acting guidebook for animators has been fully updated and improved! Hooks uses basic acting theory to explain everything from character movement and facial expressions to interaction and scene construction. Just as acting on film and on stage are very different disciplines,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Dance Movement Psychotherapy

    International Perspectives on Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Helen Payne

    Essentials of Dance Movement Psychotherapy contributes to the global interest in embodiment approaches to psychotherapy and to the field of dance movement psychotherapy specifically. It includes recent research, innovative theories and case studies of practice providing an inclusive overview of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance

    Readers and Audiences

    By Akihiro Yamada

    Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance: Readers and Audiences attempts, on the basis of various archives, to estimate the size of London’s population, the size of audiences and the frequency of people’s theatre-going, demonstrating the flourishing theatre business in London, all in numerical…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

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