• The Politics of American Actor Training book cover

    The Politics of American Actor Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen Margolis, Lissa Tyler Renaud

    The essays in this volume address the historical, social, colonial, and administrative contexts that determine today's U.S. actor training, as well as matters of identity politics, access, and marginalization as they emerge in classrooms and rehearsal halls. It considers persistent, questioning…

    Paperback – 2011-06-06
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • 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

  • Jana Sanskriti: Forum Theatre and Democracy in India book cover

    Jana Sanskriti

    Forum Theatre and Democracy in India, 1st Edition

    By Sanjoy Ganguly

    Jana Sanskriti Centre for the Theatre of the Oppressed, based in West Bengal, is probably the largest and longest lasting Forum Theatre operation in the world. It was considered by Augusto Boal to be the chief exponent of his methodology outside of its native Brazil. This book is a unique…

    Paperback – 2010-04-26

  • Performance in Bali book cover

    Performance in Bali

    1st Edition

    By Leon Rubin, I. Nyoman Sedana

    Leon Rubin and I Nyoman Sedana, both international theatre professionals as well as scholars, collaborate to give an understanding of performance culture in Bali from inside and out. The book describes four specific forms of contemporary performance that are unique to Bali: Wayang …

    Paperback – 2009-08-13
    Theatres of the World

  • Robert Lepage book cover

    Robert Lepage

    1st Edition

    By Aleksandar Saša Dundjerović

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. Robert Lepage is one of Canada’s foremost…

    Paperback – 2008-11-20
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948 book cover

    Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948

    1st Edition

    By Haiping Yan

    Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948 provides a compelling study of leading women writers in modern China, charting their literary works and life journeys to examine the politics and poetics of Chinese transcultural feminism that exceed the boundaries of bourgeois feminist…

    Paperback – 2008-05-01
    Asia's Transformations/Literature and Society

  • Community Performance: An Introduction book cover

    Community Performance: An Introduction

    1st Edition

    Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance and theatre. It is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the practitioner, perfectly answering the needs of a field where…

    Paperback – 2007-02-14

  • Theatre and Postcolonial Desires book cover

    Theatre and Postcolonial Desires

    1st Edition

    By Awam Amkpa

    This book explores the themes of colonial encounters and postcolonial contests over identity, power and culture through the prism of theatre. The author examines the work of prominent Nigerian and British playwrights who came of age after the passing of the British Empire.…

    Paperback – 2007-01-08

  • Contemporary Theatres in Europe: A Critical Companion book cover

    Contemporary Theatres in Europe

    A Critical Companion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Kelleher, Nicholas Ridout

    Through specific examples, case studies and essays by specialist writers, academics, and a new generation of theatre researchers, this collection of specially commissioned essays looks at current theatre practices across Europe. From Théatre du Soleil to Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio, the authors…

    Paperback – 2006-06-07

  • Diasporas and Interculturalism in Asian Performing Arts: Translating Traditions book cover

    Diasporas and Interculturalism in Asian Performing Arts

    Translating Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hae-kyung Um

    In an age of globalization, performance is increasingly drawn from intercultural creativity and located in multicultural settings. This volume is the first to focus on the performing arts of Asian diasporas in the context of modernity and multiculturalism. The essays locate the contemporary…

    Paperback – 2006-04-06

  • Theatre Histories: An Introduction book cover

    Theatre Histories

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Bruce McConachie, Gary Jay Williams, Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei, Phillip Zarrilli

    Edited by Tobin Nellhaus

    'A work that more than any other currently available suggests the range and richness of theatre and performance history study today.' – Marvin Carlson, City University of New York, USA 'This book will significantly change theatre education.' – Janelle Reinelt, University of California,…

    Hardback – 2006-03-28

  • 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

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