Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • Psychology for Actors: Theories and Practices for the Acting Process book cover

    Psychology for Actors

    Theories and Practices for the Acting Process, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Page

    Psychology for Actors is a study of modern psychology, specifically designed for the working actor and actor-in-training, that covers discrete areas of psychological theory that actors can apply to their creative process to form and connect with characters. The book investigates many…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Radical Doubt: The Joker System, after Boal book cover

    Radical Doubt

    The Joker System, after Boal, 1st Edition

    By Mady Schutzman

    Radical Doubt investigates ethical play across a spectrum of performances, on and off the stage. In witty, recursive, personal, and propulsive prose, Mady Schutzman elaborates on the Joker System, conceived by Augusto Boal, best known for Theatre of the Oppressed. The Joker System is a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge

  • Pina Bausch book cover

    Pina Bausch

    2nd Edition

    By Royd Climenhaga

    This newly-updated second edition explores Pina Bausch’s work and methods by combining interviews, first-hand accounts, and practical exercises from her developmental process for students of both dance and theatre. This comprehensive overview of her work offers new and exciting insight into the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Konstantin Stanislavsky book cover

    Konstantin Stanislavsky

    2nd Edition

    By Bella Merlin

    As one of the most well-known names in theatre history, Konstantin Stanislavsky’s teachings on actor training have endured throughout the decades, influencing scholars and practitioners even in the present day. This second edition of Konstantin Stanislavsky combines: an overview of Stanislavsky’s…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Augusto Boal book cover

    Augusto Boal

    1st Edition

    By Frances Babbage

    This newly-updated volume looks at the scope of Augusto Boal's career from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his ground-breaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the Oppressed'. Offering fascinating reading for anyone interested in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Alimentary Performances: Mimesis, Theatricality, and Cuisine book cover

    Alimentary Performances

    Mimesis, Theatricality, and Cuisine, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Hunt

    A pea soda. An apple balloon. A cotton candy picnic. A magical mole. These are just a handful of examples of mimetic cuisine, a diverse set of culinary practices in which chefs and artists treat food as a means of representation. As theatricalised fine dining and the use of food in theatrical…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985): Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985)

    Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Samuel, Ewan MacColl, Stuart Cosgrove

    First published in 1985, this book examines how workers theatre movements intended their performances to be activist — perceiving art as a weapon of struggle and enlightenment — and an emancipatory act. An introductory study relates left-wing theatre groupings to the cultural narratives of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do? book cover

    Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Lavery

    In comparison with Literary Studies and Media and Film Studies, the disciplines of Theatre and Performance, with their strong anthropocentric heritage, have been relatively slow in responding to such things as climate change, species extinction, or pollution and toxicity etc. However, in the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • Horror Film and Affect: Towards a Corporeal Model of Viewership book cover

    Horror Film and Affect

    Towards a Corporeal Model of Viewership, 1st Edition

    By Xavier Aldana Reyes

    This book brings together various theoretical approaches to Horror that have received consistent academic attention since the 1990s – abjection, disgust, cognition, phenomenology, pain studies – to make a significant contribution to the study of fictional moving images of mutilation and the ways in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    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

  • 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

  • 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

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