Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • On Training and Performance: Traces of an Odin Teatret Actress book cover

    On Training and Performance

    Traces of an Odin Teatret Actress, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Carreri

    Edited by Frank Camilleri

    "Outstanding … a technical manual (for actors and directors), an historical document of importance, and a volume that is a delight to read." Ian Watson, Rutgers "An extremely valuable personal account of Roberta Carreri’s process as an actor." Alison Hodge, Artistic Director, The Quick and the Dead…

    Paperback – 2014-06-25
    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

  • Towards a Theory of Mime book cover

    Towards a Theory of Mime

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Iliev

    Towards a Theory of Mime is a genuinely unique book about non-verbal communication and performance. Combining a broad global history of the evolution of human communication with an introduction to the general practice of mime, Alexander Iliev traces a lineage from Marceau and Barrault to his own…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge

  • Jacobean Public Theatre book cover

    Jacobean Public Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Leggatt

    Jacobean Public Theatre recovers for the modern reader the acting, production and performance values of the public theatre of Jacobean London. It relates this drama to the popular culutre of the day and concludes with a close study of four important plays, including King Lear, which emerge in an…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge
    Theatre Production Studies

  • Performing Beauty in Participatory Art and Culture book cover

    Performing Beauty in Participatory Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Falk Heinrich

    This book investigates the notion of beauty in participatory art, an interdisciplinary form that necessitates the audience’s agential participation and that is often seen in interactive art and technology-driven media installations. After considering established theories of beauty, for example,…

    Hardback – 2014-03-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Death of the Actor: Shakespeare on Page and Stage book cover

    The Death of the Actor

    Shakespeare on Page and Stage, 1st Edition

    By Martin Buzacott

    In The Death of the Actor Martin Buzacott launches an all-out attack on contemporary theatrical practice and performance theory which identifies the actor, rather than the director, as the key creative force in the performance of Shakespeare. Because actors are absent from the site of Shakespearean…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Interweaving Performance Cultures: Beyond Postcolonialism book cover

    The Politics of Interweaving Performance Cultures

    Beyond Postcolonialism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Fischer-Lichte, Torsten Jost, Saskya Iris Jain

    This book provides a timely intervention in the fields of performance studies and theatre history, and to larger issues of global cultural exchange. The authors offer a provocative argument for rethinking the scholarly assessment of how diverse performative cultures interact, how they are…

    Hardback – 2014-01-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • International Politics and Performance: Critical Aesthetics and Creative Practice book cover

    International Politics and Performance

    Critical Aesthetics and Creative Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Edkins, Adrian Kear

    In recent years we have witnessed an increasing convergence of work in International Politics and Performance Studies around the troubled, and often troubling, relationship between politics and aesthetics. Whilst examination of political aesthetics, aesthetic politics, and politics of aesthetic…

    Paperback – 2013-11-05
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Translation and Adaptation in Theatre and Film book cover

    Translation and Adaptation in Theatre and Film

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katja Krebs

    This book provides a pioneering and provocative exploration of the rich synergies between adaptation studies and translation studies and is the first genuine attempt to discuss the rather loose usage of the concepts of translation and adaptation in terms of theatre and film. At the heart of this…

    Hardback – 2013-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • My New Gender Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity book cover

    My New Gender Workbook

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Bornstein

    "This updated edition of Bornstein's formative My Gender Workbook (1997) provides an invigorating introduction to contemporary theory around gender, sexuality, and power. The original is a classic of modern transgender theory and literature and, alongside Bornstein's other work, has influenced an…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge

  • Performance, Identity, and the Neo-Political Subject book cover

    Performance, Identity, and the Neo-Political Subject

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fintan Walsh, Matthew Causey

    This book stages a timely discussion about the centrality of identity politics to theatre and performance studies. It acknowledges the important close relationship between the discourses and practices historically while maintaining that theatre and performance can enlighten ways of being with…

    Hardback – 2013-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Theatre Translation in Performance book cover

    Theatre Translation in Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Bigliazzi, Paola Ambrosi, Peter Kofler

    This volume focuses on the highly debated topic of theatrical translation, one brought on by a renewed interest in the idea of performance and translation as a cooperative effort on the part of the translator, the director, and the actors. Exploring the role and function of the translator as…

    Hardback – 2013-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

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