Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes book cover

    A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Now for its third edition, more than a quarter-century later, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz returns to his favorite subject: the avant-garde in all the arts. Rewriting earlier entries, adding hundreds of new ones, he provides intelligence and information…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Sarah Kane: Queer desires and feminist continuums book cover

    Sarah Kane

    Queer desires and feminist continuums

    By Nina Kane

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Orality book cover

    Orality

    By Tom Wright

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance, and Cognitive Science book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance, and Cognitive Science

    Edited by Rick Kemp, Bruce Mcconachie

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance, and Cognitive Science integrates key findings from the cognitive sciences (cognitive psychology, neuroscience, evolutionary studies, and relevant social sciences) with insights from theatre and performance studies. This rapidly expanding…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Psychology for Actors: Theories and Practices for the Acting Process book cover

    Psychology for Actors

    Theories and Practices for the Acting Process

    By Kevin Page

    Psychology for Actors is a study of modern psychology, specifically designed for the working actor and actor-in-training, that covers discrete areas of psychological theory that actors can apply to their creative process to form and connect with characters. The book investigates many…

    Paperback – 2018-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Radical Doubt: The joker system, after Boal book cover

    Radical Doubt

    The joker system, after Boal

    By Mady Schutzman

    Radical Doubt investigates ethical play across a spectrum of performances, on and off the stage. In witty, recursive, personal, and propulsive prose, Mady Schutzman elaborates on the Joker System, conceived by Augusto Boal, best known for Theatre of the Oppressed. The Joker System is a…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Tadeusz Kantor book cover

    Tadeusz Kantor

    By Noel Witts

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. These compact, well-illustrated, and clearly…

    Paperback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence book cover

    Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    By Marett Leiboff

    This book brings the insights of theatre theory to the jurisprudential, in order to elaborate a new practice of responsibility. The theatrical, which here forms the basis of a theatrical jurisprudence, draws upon the forms of theatre theory that took shape in the 20th century, as they constitute…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Pina Bausch book cover

    Pina Bausch

    By Royd Climenhaga

    This newly-updated second edition explores Pina Bausch’s work and methods by combining interviews, first-hand accounts, and practical exercises from her developmental process for students of both dance and theatre. This comprehensive overview of her work offers new and exciting insight into the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Konstantin Stanislavsky book cover

    Konstantin Stanislavsky

    By Bella Merlin

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. These compact, well-illustrated and clearly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Augusto Boal book cover

    Augusto Boal

    By Frances Babbage

    This newly-updated volume looks at the scope of Augusto Boal's career from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his ground-breaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the Oppressed'. Offering fascinating reading for anyone interested in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

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