Theatre & Performance Studies: Practice & Practitioners

  • Playwrights on Television: Conversations with Dramatists book cover

    Playwrights on Television

    Conversations with Dramatists, 1st Edition

    By Hillary Miller

    Playwrights on Television features interviews with writers of award-winning stage plays and celebrated television shows reflecting on the successes and challenges of being a playwright in the post-network television era. In these conversations, eighteen dramatists consider their professional paths…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary European Theatre Directors book cover

    Contemporary European Theatre Directors

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Maria M. Delgado, Dan Rebellato

    This expanded second edition of Contemporary European Theatre Directors is an ambitious and unprecedented overview of many of the key directors working in European theatre over the past thirty years. This book is a vivid account of the vast range of work undertaken in European theatre during the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-09 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself (2003) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself (2003)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Kassler

    Originally published in 2003, Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself is an annotated collection of the memoirs of Charles Edward Horn. They include an account of Horn’s father, Charles Frederick Horn, who arrived penniless in London in 1782 and rose to become music master to Queen…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Your Body Knows: A Movement Guide for Actors book cover

    Your Body Knows

    A Movement Guide for Actors, 1st Edition

    By Jana Tift, Meade Andrews

    Your Body Knows provides the foundation actors need to move with ease and power. It is a practical guide to movement starting at the very beginning: knowing your body and experiencing how it works. Through the work of F.M. Alexander, Rudolf Laban, and Michael Chekhov, this book offers basic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge

  • Dance, Professional Practice, and the Workplace: Challenges and Opportunities for Dance Professionals, Students, and Educators book cover

    Dance, Professional Practice, and the Workplace

    Challenges and Opportunities for Dance Professionals, Students, and Educators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Pickard, Doug Risner

    Originally published as a special issue of Research in Dance Education, now with an added chapter, this text acknowledges and celebrates the increasingly diverse careers and employment networks in which dance professionals and dance educators are engaged. Addressing issues and developments…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Staging Sex: Best Practices, Tools, and Techniques for Theatrical Intimacy book cover

    Staging Sex

    Best Practices, Tools, and Techniques for Theatrical Intimacy, 1st Edition

    By Chelsea Pace

    Staging Sex lays out a comprehensive, practical solution for staging intimacy, nudity, and sexual violence. This book takes theatre practitioners step-by-step through the best practices, tools, and techniques for crafting effective theatrical intimacy. After an overview of the challenges…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Playwriting: Polyvocal Approaches from the EU Collective Plays Project book cover

    Collaborative Playwriting

    Polyvocal Approaches from the EU Collective Plays Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul C Castagno

    In Collaborative Playwriting, five collectively written plays apply polyvocal methods in which clash and frisson replace synthesis, a dialogic approach to collective writing that has never before been articulated or documented. Based on the EU Collective Plays Project, this collection of plays…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23 
    Routledge

  • Performance Studies: An Introduction book cover

    Performance Studies

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Richard Schechner

    Richard Schechner's pioneering textbook is a lively, accessible overview of the full range of performance, with primary extracts, student activities, key biographies, and over 200 images of global performance. The publication of Performance Studies: An Introduction was a defining moment for the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Performing Home book cover

    Performing Home

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Andrews

    Performing Home is the first sustained study of the ways in which artists create artworks in, and in response to, domestic dwellings. In the context of growing interest in ideas and practices that cross between architecture, arts practice and performance, it is valuable to understand what happens…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Objectives, Obstacles, and Tactics in Practice: Perspectives on Activating the Actor book cover

    Objectives, Obstacles, and Tactics in Practice

    Perspectives on Activating the Actor, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Clayman Pye, Hillary Haft Bucs

    Objectives, Obstacles, and Tactics in Practice is the first book that compiles practical approaches of the best practices from a range of practitioners on the subject of working with Stanislavski’s "objectives", "obstacles" and "tactics". The book offers instructors and directors a variety of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s book cover

    Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s

    2nd Edition

    By Allison Lowery

    Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s, Second Edition is a guide to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for theatrical productions and events. This volume covers hairstyles from Ancient Egypt through Romantic/Biedermeier styles of the 1820s and 30s. Chapters begin…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Costume Topics Series

  • One-Hour Shakespeare: The Comedies book cover

    One-Hour Shakespeare

    The Comedies, 1st Edition

    By Julie Fain Lawrence-Edsell

    The One-Hour Shakespeare series is a collection of abridged versions of Shakespeare’s plays, designed specifically to accommodate both small and large casts. This volume, The Comedies, includes the following plays: As You Like It Love’s Labour’s Lost Much Ado About Nothing Twelfth Night…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    One-Hour Shakespeare

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