Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance: Meetings with Remarkable Women book cover

    Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance

    Meetings with Remarkable Women, 1st Edition

    By Virginie Magnat

    As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Voice Studies: Critical Approaches to Process, Performance and Experience book cover

    Voice Studies

    Critical Approaches to Process, Performance and Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Konstantinos Thomaidis, Ben Macpherson

    Voice Studies brings together leading international scholars and practitioners, to re-examine what voice is, what voice does, and what we mean by "voice studies" in the process and experience of performance. This dynamic and interdisciplinary publication draws on a broad range of approaches, from…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Voice Studies

  • The Illuminated Theatre: Studies on the Suffering of Images book cover

    The Illuminated Theatre

    Studies on the Suffering of Images, 1st Edition

    By Joe Kelleher

    What sort of thing is a theatre image? How is it produced and consumed? Who is responsible for the images? Why do the images stay with us when the performance is over? How do we learn to speak of what we see and imagine? And how do we relate what we experience in the theatre to what we share with…

    Paperback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge

  • Aesthetics of Absence: Texts on Theatre book cover

    Aesthetics of Absence

    Texts on Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Heiner Goebbels

    Edited by Jane Collins, Nicole Gronemeyer

    Aesthetics of Absence presents a significant challenge to the many embedded assumptions and hierarchical structures that have become ‘naturalised’ in western theatre production. This is the first English translation of a new collection of writings and lectures by Heiner Goebbels, the renowned…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge

  • Historical Affects and the Early Modern Theater book cover

    Historical Affects and the Early Modern Theater

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronda Arab, Michelle Dowd, Adam Zucker

    This collection of original essays honors the groundbreaking scholarship of Jean E. Howard by exploring cultural and economic constructions of affect in the early modern theater. While historicist and materialist inquiry has dominated early modern theater studies in recent years, the historically…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • What a Body Can Do book cover

    What a Body Can Do

    1st Edition

    By Ben Spatz

    In What a Body Can Do, Ben Spatz develops, for the first time, a rigorous theory of embodied technique as knowledge. He argues that viewing technique as both training and research has much to offer current debates over the role of practice in the university, including the debates around "practice…

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge

  • Play, Performance, and Identity: How Institutions Structure Ludic Spaces book cover

    Play, Performance, and Identity

    How Institutions Structure Ludic Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Omasta, Drew Chappell

    Play helps define who we are as human beings. However, many of the leisurely/ludic activities people participate in are created and governed by corporate entities with social, political, and business agendas. As such, it is critical that scholars understand and explicate the ideological…

    Hardback – 2015-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Representing China on the Historical London Stage: From Orientalism to Intercultural Performance book cover

    Representing China on the Historical London Stage

    From Orientalism to Intercultural Performance, 1st Edition

    By Dongshin Chang

    This book provides a critical study of how China was represented on the historical London stage in selected examples from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth century—which corresponds with the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), China’s last monarchy. The examples show that during this…

    Hardback – 2015-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Rise and Fall of the Well-Made Play (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the Well-Made Play (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By John Russell Taylor

    First published in 1967, this title considers the idea of the ‘well-made play’ in the context of how and why it has been devalued and how far, in allowing it to be devalued, we have lost sight of certain important elements of the theatre. The focus of the book is largely on the development of…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Learning How to Fall: Art and Culture after September 11 book cover

    Learning How to Fall

    Art and Culture after September 11, 1st Edition

    By T Nikki Cesare Schotzko

    Beginning with Richard Drew’s controversial photograph of a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, Learning How to Fall investigates the changing relationship between world events and their subsequent documentation, asking:   Does the mediatization of the…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France: Women Writ, Women Writing book cover

    The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France

    Women Writ, Women Writing, 1st Edition

    By Domna C. Stanton

    In its six case studies, The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France works out a model for (early modern) gender, which is articulated in the introduction. The book comprises essays on the construction of women: three in texts by male and three by female writers, including Racine, Fénelon,…

    Hardback – 2014-10-15
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Critical Live Art: Contemporary Histories of Performance in the UK book cover

    Critical Live Art

    Contemporary Histories of Performance in the UK, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominic Johnson

    Live Art is a contested category, not least because of the historical, disciplinary and institutional ambiguities that the term often tends to conceal. Live Art can be usefully defined as a peculiarly British variation on particular legacies of cultural experimentation – a historically and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

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