Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • The Routledge Dance Studies Reader book cover

    The Routledge Dance Studies Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Jens Richard Giersdorf, Yutian Wong

    The Routledge Dance Studies Reader has been expanded and updated, giving readers access to thirty-seven essential texts that address the social, political, cultural, and economic impact of globalization on embodiment and choreography.  These interdisciplinary essays in dance scholarship consider a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Performance Autoethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture book cover

    Performance Autoethnography

    Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative cultural politics, about what happens when everything is already performative, when the dividing line between performativity and performance disappears. This is a book about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Performed Ethnography and Communication: Improvisation and Embodied Experience book cover

    Performed Ethnography and Communication

    Improvisation and Embodied Experience, 1st Edition

    By D Soyini Madison

    Performed Ethnography and Communication explores the relationships between these three key terms, addressing the impact of ethnography and communication on the cutting edge of performance studies. Ranging from digital performance, improvisation and the body, to fieldwork and staged collaboration,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Performance: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Performance: A Critical Introduction

    3rd Edition

    By Marvin Carlson

    Since its original publication in 1996, Marvin Carlson's Performance: A Critical Introduction has remained the definitive guide to understanding performance as a theatrical activity. It is an unparalleled exploration of the myriad ways in which performance has been interpreted, its importance to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Plays by Women of Color: An Anthology book cover

    Contemporary Plays by Women of Color

    An Anthology, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Roberta Uno

    In the two decades since the first edition of Contemporary Plays by Women of Color was published, its significance to the theatrical landscape in the United States has grown exponentially. Work by female writers and writers of color is more widely produced, published, and studied than ever before.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • World Theories of Theatre book cover

    World Theories of Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Glenn A. Odom

    World Theories of Theatre expands the horizons of theatrical theory beyond the West, providing the tools essential for a truly global approach to theatre. Identifying major debates in theatrical theory from around the world, combining discussions of the key theoretical questions facing theatre…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Performance in the Twenty-First Century: Theatres of Engagement book cover

    Performance in the Twenty-First Century

    Theatres of Engagement, 1st Edition

    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

  • Theory/Theatre: An Introduction book cover

    Theory/Theatre

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Mark Fortier

    Theory/Theatre is a unique and highly engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. It is a brilliantly clear and readable examination of current theoretical approaches, from semiotics and poststructuralism, through cultural materialism, postcolonial studies and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-14
    Routledge

  • Reading Contemporary Performance: Theatricality Across Genres book cover

    Reading Contemporary Performance

    Theatricality Across Genres, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabrielle Cody, Meiling Cheng

    As the nature of contemporary performance continues to expand into new forms, genres and media, it requires an increasingly diverse vocabulary. Reading Contemporary Performance provides students, critics and creators with a rich understanding of the key terms and ideas that are central to any…

    Paperback – 2015-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Performance Studies Reader book cover

    The Performance Studies Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Henry Bial, Sara Brady

    Since its first publication in 2002, The Performance Studies Reader has become the leading anthology of key writings on performance studies. Now in its third edition, it continues to offer an unparalleled selection of work by the foremost in this continually evolving field. These critical and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-17
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Allain, Jen Harvie

    What is theatre? What is performance? What connects them and how are they different? What events, people, practices and ideas have shaped theatre and performance in the twentieth and twenty-first century? The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance offers some answers to these big questions…

    Paperback – 2014-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Performance Studies: An Introduction book cover

    Performance Studies

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Richard Schechner, Richard Schechner

    Richard Schechner is a pioneer of Performance Studies. A scholar, theatre director, editor, and playwright he is University Professor of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and Editor of TDR: The Journal of Performance Studies. He is the author of Public…

    Paperback – 2013-03-13
    Routledge

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