Theatre & Performance Studies: Practice & Practitioners

  • The Rasaboxes Sourcebook: Theory, Performer Training, and Practice book cover

    The Rasaboxes Sourcebook

    Theory, Performer Training, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Bowditch, Michele Minnick, Paula Murray Cole

    The Rasaboxes Sourcebook is the first full-length volume dedicated to the history, theory, practice, and application of a suite of increasingly popular performer training exercises known as rasaboxes. Rasaboxes is an interdisciplinary approach – originally devised by Richard Schechner - for…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 

  • Community Performance: An Introduction book cover

    Community Performance: An Introduction

    2nd Edition

    By Petra Kuppers

    Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance and theatre, offering reflection on the ethical issues inherent to the field. It is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 

  • The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 book cover

    The Costumes of Burlesque

    1866-2018, 1st Edition

    By Coleen Scott

    The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860’s through the global burlesque movement in 2018. This lushly illustrated book presents the history and development of this American art form by documenting the origins,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 

  • Foundations of Stage Makeup book cover

    Foundations of Stage Makeup

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Townsend

    Foundations of Stage Makeup is a comprehensive exploration into the creative world of stage makeup. Step-by-step makeup applications paired with textual content create an enriching experience for future performers and makeup artists. Students will learn relevant history, color theory, makeup…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 

  • Stage Fright in the Actor book cover

    Stage Fright in the Actor

    1st Edition

    By Linda Brennan

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 

  • A Dictionary of the American Avant Gardes book cover

    A Dictionary of the American Avant Gardes

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    For this American edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz has selected from the fuller third edition his entries on North Americans, including Canadians, Mexicans, and resident immigrants. Typically he…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 

  • A Theory of Dramaturgy book cover

    A Theory of Dramaturgy

    1st Edition

    By Janek Szatkowski

    A Theory of Dramaturgy is the first text of its kind to define concepts and combine arguments into a coherent dramaturgical theory supported by an operative systems theory. This is a wide-ranging theory with historical and contemporary perspectives on dramaturgy, rather than a simply how-to book.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 

  • What is Scenography? book cover

    What is Scenography?

    3rd Edition

    By Pamela Howard

    The third edition of Pamela Howard’s What is Scenography? expands on the author's holistic analysis of scenography as comprising space, text, research, art, performers, directors and spectators, to examine the changing nature of scenography in the twenty-first century. The book includes new case…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 

  • Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement, 1890-1918 book cover

    Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement, 1890-1918

    1st Edition

    By Anna Farkas

    The influence of the women’s movement has long been a scholarly priority in the study of British women’s drama of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, but previous scholarship has largely clustered around two events: the New Woman in the 1890s and the suffrage campaign in the years…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Women and Puppetry: Critical and Historical Investigations book cover

    Women and Puppetry

    Critical and Historical Investigations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alissa Mello, Claudia Orenstein, Cariad Astles

    Women and Puppetry is the first publication dedicated to the study of women in the field of puppetry arts. It includes critical articles and personal accounts that interrogate specific historical moments, cultural contexts, and notions of "woman" on and off stage. Part I, ‘Critical Investigations’…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 

  • The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos book cover

    The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos

    1st Edition

    By Freddy Decreus

    The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos outlines the story of the Athenian based Attis Theatre and the way its founder and director, Theodoros Terzopoulos, introduced bio-energetic presences of the body on the stage, in an attempt to redefine and reappraise what it means today not only to have…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20 

  • The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover book cover

    The Art of Voice Acting

    The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover, 6th Edition

    By James Alburger

    The Art of Voice Acting covers all aspects of the craft and business of performing voiceover. This sixth edition is reorganized and completely updated to include the latest information on how to get started in voiceover, performing techniques, setting up a personal recording space, voiceover demos,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-19 
    Focal Press

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