Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • Striptease Culture: Sex, Media and the Democratisation of Desire book cover

    Striptease Culture

    Sex, Media and the Democratisation of Desire, 1st Edition

    By Brian McNair

    From advertising to health education campaigns, sex and sexual imagery now permeate every aspect of culture. Striptease Culture explores the 'sexualization' of contemporary life, relating it to wider changes in post-war society. Striptease Culture is divided in to three sections: * Part one –…

    Paperback – 2002-02-21

  • Performance Research V6 Issu 3 book cover

    Performance Research V6 Issu 3

    1st Edition

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2001-12-20

  • Jacques Lecoq and the British Theatre book cover

    Jacques Lecoq and the British Theatre

    1st Edition

    Edited by Franc Chamberlain, Ralph Yarrow

    Jacques Lecoq and the British Theatre brings together the first collection of essays in English to focus on Lecoq's school of mime and physical theatre. For four decades, at his school in Paris, Jacques Lecoq trained performers from all over the world and effected a quiet evolution in the theatre.…

    Paperback – 2001-11-22

  • Performer Training: Developments Across Cultures book cover

    Performer Training

    Developments Across Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Watson

    Performer Training is an examination of how actors are trained in different cultures. Beginning with studies of mainstream training in countries such as Poland, Australia, Germany, and the United States, subsequent studies survey: · Some of Asia's traditional training methods and recent experiments…

    Paperback – 2001-11-15

  • Strip Show: Performances of Gender and Desire book cover

    Strip Show

    Performances of Gender and Desire, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Liepe-Levinson

    This book offers an account of an unprecedented North American study of contemporary female and male strip shows. It particularly focuses on the contradictory sex roles, cultural positions, and performance practices of 'straight' strip shows during their second heyday in the early 1990s.Katherine…

    Paperback – 2001-11-15
    Gender in Performance

  • Re: Direction: A Theoretical and Practical Guide book cover

    Re: Direction

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabrielle Cody, Rebecca Schneider

    Re: Direction is an extraordinary resource for practitioners and students on directing. It provides a collection of ground-breaking interviews, primary sources and essays on 20th century directing theories and practices around the world. Helpfully organized into four key areas of the subject, the…

    Paperback – 2001-10-25
    Worlds of Performance

  • The Bodies That Were Not Ours: And Other Writings book cover

    The Bodies That Were Not Ours

    And Other Writings, 1st Edition

    By Coco Fusco

    Interdisciplinary artist and writer Coco Fusco is one of North America's leading interpreters of intercultural theory and practice. This volume gathers together her finest writings since 1995 and includes critical essays by Jean Fisher and Caroline Vercoe that interpret her work.Engaging and…

    Paperback – 2001-10-18

  • Shakespeare and Feminist Performance: Ideology on Stage book cover

    Shakespeare and Feminist Performance

    Ideology on Stage, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Werner

    How do performances of Shakespeare change the meanings of the plays? In this controversial new book, Sarah Werner argues that the text of a Shakespeare play is only one of the many factors that give a performance its meaning. By focusing on The Royal Shakespeare Company, Werner demonstrates how…

    Paperback – 2001-07-12
    Accents on Shakespeare

  • Psychoanalysis and Performance book cover

    Psychoanalysis and Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Campbell, Adrian Kear

    The field of literary studies has long recognised the centrality of psychoanalysis as a method for looking at texts in a new way. But rarely has the relationship between psychoanalysis and performance been mapped out, either in terms of analysing the nature of performance itself, or in terms of…

    Paperback – 2001-05-24

  • Performance Research V6 Issu 1 book cover

    Performance Research V6 Issu 1

    1st Edition

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2001-05-03

  • Commedia Dell'Arte: A Handbook for Troupes book cover

    Commedia Dell'Arte

    A Handbook for Troupes, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Crick, John Rudlin

    A companion to John Rudlin's best-selling Commedia dell'Arte: A Handbook for Actors, this book covers both the history and professional practice of commedia dell'arte companies from 1568 to the present day. Indispensable for both the beginner and the professional, it contains historical and…

    Paperback – 2001-04-26

  • Theatre/Archaeology book cover


    1st Edition

    By Mike Pearson, Michael Shanks

    Theatre/Archaeology is a provocative challenge to disciplinary practice and intellectual boundaries. It brings together radical proposals in both archaeological and performance theory to generate a startlingly original and intriguing methodological framework.…

    Paperback – 2001-03-22

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