Theatre & Performance Studies: Practice & Practitioners

  • Lighting Dance: A Study of Technical, Philosophical, and Psychological Shadows book cover

    Lighting Dance

    A Study of Technical, Philosophical, and Psychological Shadows, 1st Edition

    By Flaviana Xavier Antunes Sampaio

    Lighting Dance pioneers the discussion of the ability of lighting design to foreground shadow in dance performances. Through a series of experiments integrating light, shadow and improvised dance movement, it highlights and analyses what it advances as an innovative expression of shadow in dance as…

    Paperback – 2020-01-03 
    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, 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 with an overview of historic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23 
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Costume Topics Series

  • A World Elsewhere book cover

    A World Elsewhere

    1st Edition

    By Steven Berkoff

    A World Elsewhere is Steven Berkoff’s bold attempt to describe his multifarious theatrical works. Berkoff outlines the methods that he uses, first of all as an actor, secondly as a playwright, and thirdly as theatre director, as well as those subtle connections in between, when one discipline…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Screens Producing & Media Operations: Advanced Practice for Media Server and Video Content Preparation book cover

    Screens Producing & Media Operations

    Advanced Practice for Media Server and Video Content Preparation, 1st Edition

    By Laura Frank

    Media servers have established themselves as the dominant video playback tool for live events; however, the practice of delivering content to these systems and the structure of the media operations team is still evolving. This book outlines a workflow for video content delivery and describes team…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Focal Press

  • Historical Pattern Archive: Women’s Clothing 1837-1969 book cover

    Historical Pattern Archive

    Women’s Clothing 1837-1969, 1st Edition

    By Thomas John Bernard, Marcy Linton

    Historical Pattern Archive: Women’s Clothing 1837-1969 is the first book of its kind to capture such a wide range of women’s period patterns in one book, featuring 83 patterns spanning over a century of clothing. The book offers an accurate pattern of each garment on a 1/8" graph that can be used…

    Paperback – 2019-11-19 
    Routledge

  • The Elements of Theatrical Expression book cover

    The Elements of Theatrical Expression

    1st Edition

    By Brian Kulick

    The Elements of Theatrical Expression puts forward fourteen essential elements that make up the basic building blocks of theatre. Is theatre a language? Does it have its own unique grammar? And if so, just what would the elements of such a grammar be? Brian Kulick asks readers to think of these…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Parker, Lopez and Stone's The Book of Mormon book cover

    Parker, Lopez and Stone's The Book of Mormon

    1st Edition

    By Brian Granger

    Hasa Diga Eebowai In 2011, a musical full of curse words and Mormon missionaries swept that year’s Tony Awards show and was praised among major media outlets as a triumphant return of the American musical. Has everyone gone insane, or is this show a new milestone for musical theatre? This book…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Making Another World Possible: 10 Creative Time Summits, 10 Global Issues, 100 Art Projects book cover

    Making Another World Possible

    10 Creative Time Summits, 10 Global Issues, 100 Art Projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Corina L. Apostol, Nato Thompson

    Making Another World Possible offers a broad look at an array of socially engaged cultural practices that have become increasingly visible in the past decade, across diverse fields such as visual art, performance, theater, activism, architecture, urban planning, pedagogy, and ecology. Part I of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06 
    Routledge

  • In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway’s Hit Plays book cover

    In the Long Run

    A Cultural History of Broadway’s Hit Plays, 1st Edition

    By Jordan Schildcrout

    In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway’s Hit Plays presents in-depth analysis of 15 plays that ran over 1,000 performances, examining what made each so popular in its time—and then, in many cases, fall into obscurity. Covering one hundred years of theatre history, it traces the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Theatre Artisans and Their Craft: The Allied Arts Fields book cover

    Theatre Artisans and Their Craft

    The Allied Arts Fields, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Jaen

    Theatre Artisans and Their Craft: The Allied Arts Fields profiles fourteen remarkable artists and technicians who elevate theatre production to new dimensions, explore new materials and technologies, and introduce new safety standards and solutions. Readers will learn how the featured artists…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Strategies for Neurodiversity and Dyslexia in Actor Training: Sensing Shakespeare book cover

    Teaching Strategies for Neurodiversity and Dyslexia in Actor Training

    Sensing Shakespeare, 1st Edition

    By Petronilla Whitfield

    Teaching Strategies for Neurodiversity and Dyslexia in Actor Training addresses some of the challenges met by acting students with dyslexia and highlights the abilities demonstrated by individuals with specific learning differences in actor training. The book offers six tested teaching strategies…

    Paperback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics book cover

    Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    By Troy Dobosiewicz

    Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics uses constructivist pedagogy to teach acting via Practical Aesthetics, a system of actor training created in the mid-1980s by David Mamet. The book melds the history of Practical Aesthetics, Practical Aesthetics itself, educational theory, and compatible…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

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