• After the Long Silence: The Theatre of Brazil’s Post-Dictatorship Generation book cover

    After the Long Silence

    The Theatre of Brazil’s Post-Dictatorship Generation, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Tatinge Nascimento

    After the Long Silence offers a ground-breaking, meticulously researched criticism of Brazilian contemporary performance created by its post-dictatorship generation, whose work expresses the consequences of decades of state-imposed censorship. By offering an in-depth examination of key artists…

    Hardback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Global Appropriation book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Global Appropriation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christy Desmet, Sujata Iyengar, Miriam Jacobson

    Shakespeare and Global Appropriation brings together a variety of different voices to examine the ways that Shakespeare has been adapted and appropriated onto stage, screen, page, and a variety of digital formats. The thirty nine chapters address topics such as trans- and intermedia performances;…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Handbooks

  • 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

  • The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader book cover

    The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Teresa Brayshaw, Anna Fenemore, Noel Witts

    The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives, and makers from the fields of Dance, Theatre, Music, Live and Performance Art, and Activism to form an essential sourcebook for students, researchers, and practitioners.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Circus book cover

    Contemporary Circus

    1st Edition

    By Katie Lavers, Louis Patrick Leroux, Jon Burtt

    In this volume, twenty-four creators come together with three scholars to discuss Contemporary Circus, bridging the divide between practice and theory. Lavers, Leroux, and Burtt offer conversations across four key themes: Apparatus, Politics, Performers, and New Work. Extensively illustrated with…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge

  • Time and Performer Training book cover

    Time and Performer Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Evans, Konstantinos Thomaidis, Libby Worth

    Time and Performer Training addresses the importance and centrality of time and temporality to the practices, processes and conceptual thinking of performer training. Notions of time are embedded in almost every aspect of performer training, and so contributors to this book look at: age/aging…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Some Phases in the Life of Buddha (1915): Taken from 'The Light of Asia' book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Some Phases in the Life of Buddha (1915)

    Taken from 'The Light of Asia', 1st Edition

    By Edwin Arnold

    First published in 1915, this book presents a dramatization of part ofthe author's The Light of Asia. The original text represents one of the first successful attempts to popularise Buddhism and its founder Gautama Buddha — presenting his life, teachings and philosophy in verse poetry. This…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Adapting Western Classics for the Chinese Stage book cover

    Adapting Western Classics for the Chinese Stage

    1st Edition

    By Shouhua Qi

    Adapting Western Classics for the Chinese Stage presents a comprehensive study of transnational, transcultural, and translingual adaptations of Western classics from the turn of the twentieth century to present-day China in the age of globalization. Supported by a wide range of in-depth research,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    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

  • Radical Doubt: The Joker System, after Boal book cover

    Radical Doubt

    The Joker System, after Boal, 1st Edition

    By Mady Schutzman

    Radical Doubt investigates ethical play across a spectrum of performances, on and off the stage. In witty, recursive, personal, and propulsive prose, Mady Schutzman elaborates on the Joker System, conceived by Augusto Boal, best known for Theatre of the Oppressed. The Joker System is a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge

  • 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

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