Theatre & Performance Studies: Theatre Anthropology

  • Bodies and Transformance in Contemporary Taiwanese Theater book cover

    Bodies and Transformance in Contemporary Taiwanese Theater

    1st Edition

    By Peilin Liang

    In Bodies and Transformance in Taiwanese Contemporary Theater, Peilin Liang develops a theory of bodily transformation. Proposing the concept of transformance, a conscious and rigorous process of self-cultivation toward a reconceptualized body, Liang shows how theater practitioners of minoritized…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Movements of Interweaving: Dance and Corporeality in Times of Travel and Migration book cover

    Movements of Interweaving

    Dance and Corporeality in Times of Travel and Migration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Brandstetter, Gerko Egert, Holger Hartung

    Movements of Interweaving is a rich collection of essays exploring the concept of interweaving performance cultures in the realms of movement, dance, and corporeality. Focusing on dance performances as well as on scenarios of cultural movements on a global scale, it not only challenges the concept…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic: Haptic Allegories book cover

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic

    Haptic Allegories, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Gough

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic advances an innovative and compelling approach to writing comparative studies of performance in transnational, intercultural relation to one another. Its chosen subject in this case is the cultural and political intersection of African and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • The Odin Teatret Archives book cover

    The Odin Teatret Archives

    1st Edition

    By Mirella Schino

    The Odin Teatret Archives presents collections from the archives of one of the foremost reference points in global theatre. Letters, notes, work diaries, articles, and a wealth of photographs all chart the daily activity that underpins the life of Odin Teatret, telling the adventurous, complex…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge

  • Theatre in Europe Under German Occupation book cover

    Theatre in Europe Under German Occupation

    1st Edition

    By Anselm Heinrich

    The Second World War went beyond previous military conflicts. It was not only about specific geographical gains or economic goals, but also about the brutal and lasting reshaping of Europe as a whole. Theatre in Europe Under German Occupation explores the part that theatre played in the Nazi&…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge

  • The Moon Rises from the Ganges: My journey through Asian acting techniques book cover

    The Moon Rises from the Ganges

    My journey through Asian acting techniques, 1st Edition

    By Eugenio Barba

    Edited by Lluis Masgrau

    A collection of texts by Eugenio Barba reconstructing the history of his relationships with the Asian classical theatres. Interweaving stories of journeys, meetings, anecdotes, reflections and technical descriptions, the author exposes the phases and changes in a passion that covers the fifty years…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Icarus

  • Theatre and Boxing: The Actor who Flies book cover

    Theatre and Boxing

    The Actor who Flies, 1st Edition

    By Franco Ruffini

    Theatre and Boxing focuses on a problem which is of paramount importance for any theatre practitioner and researcher: the actor’s believable body. This problem has been taken up by Stanislavski, Meyerhold, Artaud, Brecht, Decroux, Copeau, Grotowski, and many others. It is an essential hurdle for…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Icarus

  • Eurasian Theatre: Drama and Performance Between East and West from Classical Antiquity to the Present book cover

    Eurasian Theatre

    Drama and Performance Between East and West from Classical Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Savarese

    The distances that separate East from West – the two extremes of the Eurasian continent – are enormous. Yet, since ancient times, the people of Europe and Asia have tried to overcome this remoteness through a network of trade routes known as the Silk Road. The great migrations, the continuous…

    Hardback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Icarus

  • Indian Folk Theatres book cover

    Indian Folk Theatres

    1st Edition

    By Julia Hollander

    Indian Folk Theatres is theatre anthropology as a lived experience, containing detailed accounts of recent folk theatre shows as well as historical and cultural context. It looks at folk theatre forms from three corners of the Indian subcontinent: Tamasha, song and dance entertainments from…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Theatres of the World

  • Notes From An Odin Actress: Stones of Water book cover

    Notes From An Odin Actress

    Stones of Water, 1st Edition

    By Julia Varley

    ‘As an actress I sit, speak, run, sweat and, simultaneously, I represent someone who sits, speaks, runs and sweats. As an actress, I am both myself and the character I am playing. I exist in the concreteness of the performance and, at the same time, I need to be alive in the minds and senses of the…

    Paperback – 2010-07-23
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology: The Secret Art of the Performer book cover

    A Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology

    The Secret Art of the Performer, 2nd Edition

    By Eugenio Barba, Nicola Savarese

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2005-12-01
    Routledge

  • Popular Theatre: A Sourcebook book cover

    Popular Theatre

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel Schechter

    Bertolt Brecht turned to cabaret; Ariane Mnouchkine went to the circus; Joan Littlewood wanted to open a palace of fun. These were a few of the directors who turned to popular theatre forms in the last century, and this sourcebook accounts for their attraction.Popular theatre forms introduced in…

    Paperback – 2002-11-28
    Routledge
    Worlds of Performance

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