Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • Active Analysis book cover

    Active Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Maria Knebel

    Maria Knebel is one of theatre studies' missing links; a student of and later assistant to Stanislavsky, and a colleague of Michael Chekhov's, she was instrumental in promoting their theories of acting via her teaching. Action Analysis combines her two books, 'The Verb in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances: Commit Yourself! book cover

    Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances

    Commit Yourself!, 1st Edition

    Edited by Doris Kolesch, Theresa Schütz, Sophie Nikoleit

    At present, we are witnessing a significant transformation of established forms of spectatorship in theatre, performance art and beyond. In particular, immersive and participatory forms of theatre allow audiences and performers to interact in a shared performance space.   Staging Spectators in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • The Rasaboxes Sourcebook: Theory, Performer Training, and Practice book cover

    The Rasaboxes Sourcebook

    Theory, Performer Training, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Bowditch, Michele Minnick, Paula Murray Cole

    The Rasaboxes Sourcebook is the first full-length volume dedicated to the history, theory, practice, and application of a suite of increasingly popular performer training exercises known as rasaboxes. Rasaboxes is an interdisciplinary approach – originally devised by Richard Schechner - for…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Theatrical Performance and the Forensic Turn book cover

    Theatrical Performance and the Forensic Turn

    1st Edition

    By James Frieze

    Contemporary theatre, like so much of contemporary life, is obsessed with the ways of which information is detected, packaged and circulated. Running through forms as diverse as neo-naturalistic playwriting, intimately immersive theatre, verbatim drama, intermedial performance, and musical theatre,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Screening Characters: Characterization in Film, Television, and Interactive Media book cover

    Screening Characters

    Characterization in Film, Television, and Interactive Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    Characters are central to our experiences of screened fictions and invite a host of questions. The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical enquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give new, thought-provoking answers to these queries. Providing…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Reframing Acting in the Digital Age: Nimbly Scaling Actor Training in the Academy book cover

    Reframing Acting in the Digital Age

    Nimbly Scaling Actor Training in the Academy, 1st Edition

    By Artemis Preeshl

    Reframing Acting in the Digital Age: Nimbly Scaling Actor Training in the Academy refocuses how actors work in TV, film and stage. In this refreshing text, Preeshl integrates original interviews with twenty-five theatre, film, TV, and digital media experts from leading international programs to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of the American Avant Gardes book cover

    A Dictionary of the American Avant Gardes

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    For this American edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz has selected from the fuller third edition his entries on North Americans, including Canadians, Mexicans, and resident immigrants. Typically he…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed & Performed book cover

    Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation

    Displayed & Performed, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Guy

    Examining the artistic, intellectual, and social life of performance, this book interrogates Theatre and Performance Studies through the lens of display and modern visual art. Moving beyond the exhibition of immaterial art and its documents, as well as re-enactment in gallery contexts, Guy's book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Eckersall, Helena Grehan

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics is a volume of critical essays, provocations, and interventions on the most important questions faced by today’s writers, critics, audiences, and theatre and performance makers. Featuring texts written by scholars and artists who are diversely…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence book cover

    Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-03 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theater and Death: Tadeusz Kantor and the Ontology of the Self book cover

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theater and Death

    Tadeusz Kantor and the Ontology of the Self, 1st Edition

    By Konstantinos I. Arvanitakis

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theater and Death shines a spotlight on what theater, and especially tragedy, tells us about our ontological selves, by exploring both Euripides’ Bacchae and the work of Tadeusz Kantor.  Focusing on the theatrical tradition of the West, the book examines…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Maternal Structures in Art: Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Creative Work book cover

    Maternal Structures in Art

    Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Creative Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Marchevska, Valerie Walkerdine

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

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