• Pina Bausch book cover

    Pina Bausch

    2nd Edition

    By Royd Climenhaga

    This newly-updated second edition explores Pina Bausch’s work and methods by combining interviews, first-hand accounts, and practical exercises from her developmental process for students of both dance and theatre. This comprehensive overview of her work offers new and exciting insight into the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Konstantin Stanislavsky book cover

    Konstantin Stanislavsky

    2nd Edition

    By Bella Merlin

    As one of the most well-known names in theatre history, Konstantin Stanislavsky’s teachings on actor training have endured throughout the decades, influencing scholars and practitioners even in the present day. This second edition of Konstantin Stanislavsky combines: an overview of Stanislavsky’s…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Augusto Boal book cover

    Augusto Boal

    1st Edition

    By Frances Babbage

    This newly-updated volume looks at the scope of Augusto Boal's career from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his ground-breaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the Oppressed'. Offering fascinating reading for anyone interested in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Alimentary Performances: Mimesis, Theatricality, and Cuisine book cover

    Alimentary Performances

    Mimesis, Theatricality, and Cuisine, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Hunt

    A pea soda. An apple balloon. A cotton candy picnic. A magical mole. These are just a handful of examples of mimetic cuisine, a diverse set of culinary practices in which chefs and artists treat food as a means of representation. As theatricalised fine dining and the use of food in theatrical…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
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  • The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. Andrew White

    Stanislavsky’s system of actor-training has revolutionised modern theatre practice, and he is widely recognised to be one of the great cultural innovators of the twentieth century. The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky is an essential book for students and scholars alike, providing the first…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985): Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985)

    Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Samuel, Ewan MacColl, Stuart Cosgrove

    First published in 1985, this book examines how workers theatre movements intended their performances to be activist — perceiving art as a weapon of struggle and enlightenment — and an emancipatory act. An introductory study relates left-wing theatre groupings to the cultural narratives of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare's Talking Animals (1973): Language and Drama in Society book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare's Talking Animals (1973)

    Language and Drama in Society, 1st Edition

    By Terence Hawkes

    First published in 1973, this book is about Shakespeare, language and drama. The first part introduces some common ideas of anthropology and linguistics into an area where they serve as a base for the discussion of usually literary matters. It attempts to link language to our experience of speech —…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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  • Routledge Revivals: David Rabe (1988): A Stage History and a Primary and Secondary Bibliography book cover

    Routledge Revivals: David Rabe (1988)

    A Stage History and a Primary and Secondary Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Philip C. Kolin

    In the twenty years that preceded the publication of this book in 1988, David Rabe was in the vanguard of playwrights who shaped American theatre. As the first full-length work on Rabe, this book laid the groundwork for later critical and biographical studies. The first part consists of an essay…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Advanced Consciousness Training for Actors: Meditation Techniques for the Performing Artist book cover

    Advanced Consciousness Training for Actors

    Meditation Techniques for the Performing Artist, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Page

    Advanced Consciousness Training for Actors: Meditation Techniques for the Performing Artist explores theories and techniques for deepening the individual actor’s capacity to concentrate and focus attention. Going well beyond the common exercises found in actor training programs, these…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30
    Routledge

  • Color Theory for the Makeup Artist: Understanding Color and Light for Beauty and Special Effects book cover

    Color Theory for the Makeup Artist

    Understanding Color and Light for Beauty and Special Effects, 1st Edition

    By Katie Middleton

    Color Theory for the Make-up Artist: Understanding Color and Light for Beauty and Special Effects analyzes and explains traditional color theory for fine artists and applies it to the make-up artist. This book is suitable for both professionals and beginners who wish to train their eye further to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

  • Dramatherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: Empowering and Nurturing people through Creativity book cover

    Dramatherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder

    Empowering and Nurturing people through Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Nicky Morris

    Dramatherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: Empowering and Nurturing People Through Creativity demonstrates how dramatherapy can empower those individuals struggling to live with borderline personality disorder, and help them embrace and control the emotional inner chaos they experience.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-25
    Routledge
    Dramatherapy

  • Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage: Patterns from Vintage Clothing book cover

    Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage

    Patterns from Vintage Clothing, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Parr

    Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage: with Patterns from Vintage Clothing provides instruction on how to recreate fashion from the 1940s and 1950s that withstands the vigorous demands of theatrical stage use. This book provides historical context for the clothing and features authentic…

    Paperback – 2018-05-21
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Costume Topics Series

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