• The Costume Supervisor’s Toolkit: Supervising Theatre Costume Production from First Meeting to Final Performance book cover

    The Costume Supervisor’s Toolkit

    Supervising Theatre Costume Production from First Meeting to Final Performance, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Pride

    The Costume Supervisor’s Toolkit explores the responsibilities of a Costume Supervisor within a theatrical, opera or dance production company. Rebecca Pride provides an insight into all manner of processes, beginning with a definition of the role, and offers explanations of the timeline from the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

  • 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

  • The Neurocognition of Dance: Mind, Movement and Motor Skills book cover

    The Neurocognition of Dance

    Mind, Movement and Motor Skills, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke, Thomas Schack

    Dance has always been an important aspect of all human cultures, and the study of human movement and action has become a topic of increasing relevance over the last decade, bringing dance into the focus of the cognitive sciences. Since the first edition of The Neurocognition of Dance was published,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge

  • Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables book cover

    Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Whitfield

    "One more dawn! One more day! One day more!" Did Les Misérables make you miserable? Or did it inspire you? When Sarah Whitfield was a teenager, her Dad frequently embarrassed her with his love of this musical above all others. So, after he was diagnosed with late stage cancer, Whitfield set out to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde book cover

    Event-Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical and political ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Bertolt Brecht: Dialectics, Poetry, Politics (1988) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Bertolt Brecht: Dialectics, Poetry, Politics (1988)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Brooker

    First published in 1988, this books argues with received accounts to reclaim Brecht’s emphasis on his self-described ‘dialectical theatre’, re-examining firstly the concepts of Gestus and Verfremdung and their realisation in Brecht’s poetry in terms of his attempt to consciously apply the methods…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? book cover

    Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    1st Edition

    By Michael Y. Bennett

    Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? shocked audiences and critics alike with its assault on decorum. At base though, the play is simply a love story: an examination of a long-wedded life, filled with the hopes, dreams, disappointments, and pain that accompany the passing of many years…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Mixing a Musical: Broadway Theatrical Sound Techniques book cover

    Mixing a Musical

    Broadway Theatrical Sound Techniques, 2nd Edition

    By Shannon Slaton

    Mixing a Musical: Broadway Theatrical Sound Techniques, Second Edition pulls the curtain back on one of the least understood careers in live theatre: the role and responsibilities of the sound technician. This comprehensive book encompasses every position from shop crew labor to assistant…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge

  • Eugenio Barba book cover

    Eugenio Barba

    1st Edition

    By Jane Turner

    Eugenio Barba is recognized as one of the most important theatre practitioners working today. Along with the company he founded over fifty years ago, the world-acclaimed Odin Teatret, he continues to produce extraordinary theatre performances that tour the world, and his International School of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Physical Dramaturgy: Perspectives from the Field book cover

    Physical Dramaturgy

    Perspectives from the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Bowditch, Jeff Casazza, Annette Thornton

    What is physical dramaturgy? While the traditional dramaturg shares research intellectually, the physical dramaturg does so viscerally and somatically. By combining elements of text, history, dramatic structure, and the author’s intent with movement analysis and physical theatre pedagogies, the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge

  • Anna Halprin book cover

    Anna Halprin

    2nd Edition

    By Libby Worth, Helen Poynor

    Anna Halprin traces the life's work of this radical dance-maker, documenting her early career as a modern dancer in the 1940s through to the development of her groundbreaking approach to dance as an accessible and life-enhancing art form. Now revised and reissued, this book: sketches the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Artists in the Archive: Creative and Curatorial Engagements with Documents of Art and Performance book cover

    Artists in the Archive

    Creative and Curatorial Engagements with Documents of Art and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Clarke, Simon Jones, Nick Kaye, Johanna Linsley

    Artists in the Archive explores the agency and materiality of the archival document through a stunning collection of critical writings and original artworks. It examines the politics and philosophy behind re-using remains, historicising this artistic practice and considering the breadth of ways in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

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