Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • Black and Asian Theatre In Britain: A History book cover

    Black and Asian Theatre In Britain

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Colin Chambers

    Black and Asian Theatre in Britain is an unprecedented study tracing the history of ‘the Other’ through the ages in British theatre. The diverse and often contradictory aspects of this history are expertly drawn together to provide a detailed background to the work of African, Asian, and Caribbean…

    Paperback – 2011-04-27
    Routledge

  • Performing Remains: Art and War in Times of Theatrical Reenactment book cover

    Performing Remains

    Art and War in Times of Theatrical Reenactment, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Schneider

    'At last, the past has arrived! Performing Remains is Rebecca Schneider's authoritative statement on a major topic of interest to the field of theatre and performance studies. It extends and consolidates her pioneering contributions to the field through its interdisciplinary method, vivid writing,…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24
    Routledge

  • Choreographing Empathy: Kinesthesia in Performance book cover

    Choreographing Empathy

    Kinesthesia in Performance, 1st Edition

    By Susan Leigh Foster

    "This is an urgently needed book – as the question of choreographing behavior enters into realms outside of the aesthetic domains of theatrical dance, Susan Foster writes a thoroughly compelling argument." – André Lepecki, New York University "May well prove to be one of Susan Foster’s most…

    Paperback – 2010-11-04
    Routledge

  • Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failure book cover

    Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failure

    1st Edition

    By Sara Jane Bailes

    What does it mean to "fail" in performance? How might staging failure reveal theatre’s potential to expand our understanding of social, political and everyday reality? What can we learn from performances that expose and then celebrate their ability to fail? In Performance Theatre and the Poetics…

    Paperback – 2010-08-25
    Routledge

  • Crossing Cultural Borders Through the Actor's Work: Foreign Bodies of Knowledge book cover

    Crossing Cultural Borders Through the Actor's Work

    Foreign Bodies of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento

    A sophisticated analysis of how the intersection of technique, memory, and imagination inform performance, Crossing Cultural Borders Through the Actor’s Work redirects the intercultural debate by focusing exclusively on the actor at work. Alongside the perspectives of other prominent…

    Paperback – 2010-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Performance and Cognition: Theatre Studies and the Cognitive Turn book cover

    Performance and Cognition

    Theatre Studies and the Cognitive Turn, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce McConachie, F. Elizabeth Hart

    This anthology is the first of its kind. In addition to opening up fresh perspectives on theatre studies – with applications for dramatic criticism, performance analysis, acting practice, audience response, theatre history, and other important areas – the book sets the agenda for future work,…

    Paperback – 2010-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Musical Gestures: Sound, Movement, and Meaning book cover

    Musical Gestures

    Sound, Movement, and Meaning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rolf Inge Godøy, Marc Leman

    We experience and understand the world, including music, through body movement–when we hear something, we are able to make sense of it by relating it to our body movements, or form an image in our minds of body movements. Musical Gestures is a collection of essays that explore the relationship…

    Paperback – 2009-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Politics of New Media Theatre: Life®™ book cover

    The Politics of New Media Theatre

    Life®™, 1st Edition

    By Gabriella Giannachi

    The first book in the field to explore the links between theories of globalization and surveillance, bipower and biopolitics, performance and theatre, computer arts and politics, "The Politics of New Media Theatre" is an investigation into the political role played by the new media theatre.…

    Paperback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Theatre and Performance in Digital Culture: From Simulation to Embeddedness book cover

    Theatre and Performance in Digital Culture

    From Simulation to Embeddedness, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Causey

    Theatre and Performance in Digital Culture examines the recent history of advanced technologies, including new media, virtual environments, weapons systems and medical innovation, and considers how theatre, performance and culture at large have evolved within those systems. The book examines the…

    Paperback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Ritual and Event: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Ritual and Event

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Franko

    Ritual today can be encountered in the midst of catastrophic and transforming events. This collection reassesses and revises traditionally understood relationships between ritual and politics, ritual and everyday life, ritual and art making, and ritual and disaster.The methodologies…

    Paperback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Science and the Stanislavsky Tradition of Acting book cover

    Science and the Stanislavsky Tradition of Acting

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Pitches

    Providing new insight into the well-known tradition of acting, Science and the Stanislavsky Tradition of Acting is the first book to contextualise the Stanislavsky tradition with reference to parallel developments in science. Rooted in practice, it presents an alternative perspective based on…

    Paperback – 2009-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Psychophysical Acting: An Intercultural Approach after Stanislavski book cover

    Psychophysical Acting

    An Intercultural Approach after Stanislavski, 1st Edition

    By Phillip B. Zarrilli

    Psychophysical Acting is a direct and vital address to the demands of contemporary theatre on today’s actor. Drawing on over thirty years of intercultural experience, Phillip Zarrilli aims to equip actors with practical and conceptual tools with which to approach their work. Areas of focus include:…

    Paperback – 2008-09-30
    Routledge

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