Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • 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 – 2019-06-05 
    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 – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • 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: Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media book cover

    Screening Characters

    Theories of Character 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 inquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give new, thought-provoking answers to these queries. Providing…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • 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 – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • 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

  • Incapacity and Theatricality: Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities book cover

    Incapacity and Theatricality

    Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Tony McCaffrey

    Incapacity and Theatricality acknowledges the distinctive contribution to contemporary theatrical performance made by actors with intellectual disabilities. It presents a close examination of certain key theatrical performances across a variety of different media, including John Cassavetes’ 1963…

    Hardback – 2018-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Performing Arts in Transition: Moving between Media book cover

    Performing Arts in Transition

    Moving between Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Maria Katharina Schmidt, Cornelia Schmitz

    Artists especially from dance and performance art as well as opera are involved to an increasing degree in the transfer between different media, not only in their productions but also the events, materials, and documents that surround them. At the same time, the focus on that which remains has…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Creativity in Later Life: Beyond Late Style book cover

    Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge

  • The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre book cover

    The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre

    1st Edition

    By David V. Mason

    Religious practitioners and theatregoers have much in common. So much, in fact, that we can say that religion is often a theatrical phenomenon, and that theatre can be a religious experience. By examining the phenomenology of religion, we can in turn develop a better understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Role-Playing Game Studies: A Transmedia Approach book cover

    Role-Playing Game Studies

    A Transmedia Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sebastian Deterding, José Zagal

    This handbook collects, for the first time, the state of research on role-playing games (RPGs) across disciplines, cultures, and media in a single, accessible volume. Collaboratively authored by more than 50 key scholars, it traces the history of RPGs, from wargaming precursors…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge

  • Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic: Haptic Allegories book cover

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic

    Haptic Allegories, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Gough

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic advances an innovative and compelling approach to writing comparative studies of performance in transnational, intercultural relation to one another. Its chosen subject in this case is the cultural and political intersection of African and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

2Series in Performance Theory

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