• Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo book cover

    Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo

    1st Edition

    By Sondra Fraleigh, Tamah Nakamura

    Now re-issued, this compact book unravels the contribution of one of modern theatre’s most charismatic innovators. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo combines: • an account of the founding of Japanese butoh through the partnership of Hijikata and Ohno, extending to the larger story of butoh’s…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on stage book cover

    Gender and Dance in Modern Iran

    Biopolitics on stage, 1st Edition

    By Ida Meftahi

     Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on Stage investigates the ways dancing bodies have been providing evidence for competing representations of modernity, urbanism, and religiosity across the twentieth century. Focusing on the transformation of the staged dancing body, its space of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Dickens and Popular Entertainment book cover

    Dickens and Popular Entertainment

    1st Edition

    By Paul Schlicke

    First published in 1985. Dickens was a vigorous champion of the right of all men and women to carefree amusements and dedicated himself to the creation of imaginative pleasure. This book represents the first extended study of this vital aspect of Dickens’ life and work, exploring how he channelled…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Alistair McDowall's Pomona book cover

    Alistair McDowall's Pomona

    1st Edition

    By David Ian Rabey

    ‘It’s all real. All of it. Everything bad is real’ - Moe Alistair McDowall’s Pomona was first staged in 2014 and won properly startling, and startled, acclaim. Its edgeland setting permits a surrealistic disengagement of linear forms of time, which is both dreamlike and wildly funny; nightmarish…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Performing Interdisciplinarity: Working Across Disciplinary Boundaries Through an Active Aesthetic book cover

    Performing Interdisciplinarity

    Working Across Disciplinary Boundaries Through an Active Aesthetic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Experience Bryon

    Performing Interdisciplinarity proposes new ways of engaging with performance as it crosses, collides with, integrates and/or disturbs other disciplinary concerns. From Activism and Political Philosophy to Cognitive Science and Forensics, each chapter explores the relationships between performance…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Nutrition for Dancers: Basics, Performance Enhancement, Practical Tips book cover

    Nutrition for Dancers

    Basics, Performance Enhancement, Practical Tips, 1st Edition

    By Liane Simmel, Eva-Maria Kraft

    Dancers are top performance athletes on stage – to keep fit andhealthy proper nutrition is an integral part of an optimal dancetraining. Nutrition for Dancers provides the principles of nutritionfor dancers of all genres. Authors Liane Simmel and Eva-Maria Kraft clarify widespread nutritional…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Performance as Research: Knowledge, methods, impact book cover

    Performance as Research

    Knowledge, methods, impact, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Arlander, Bruce Barton, Melanie Dreyer-Lude, Ben Spatz

    Performance as Research (PAR) is characterised by an extraordinary elasticity and interdisciplinary drive. Performance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, Impact celebrates this energy, bringing together chapters from a wide range of disciplines and eight different countries. This volume focuses…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Victorian Theatrical Burlesques book cover

    Victorian Theatrical Burlesques

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Schoch

    First published in 2003. Wildly popular in their own day, Victorian burlesques are now little read, scarcely studied, and never performed. Giving long overdue emphasis to an unjustly neglected theatrical tradition, this critical edition - the first to focus on Victorian burlesques of Victorian…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Evolving Synergies: Celebrating Dance in Singapore book cover

    Evolving Synergies

    Celebrating Dance in Singapore, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Burridge, Caren Cariño

    This book, Evolving Synergies: Celebrating Dance in Singapore, is a noteworthy contribution to the discourse of the Singapore dance scene. It discusses the evolution of Singapore's dance landscape, and its place in the city-state's social, cultural and historical development.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India
    Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific

  • Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre book cover

    Staging British South Asian Culture

    Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Jerri Daboo

    Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre looks afresh at the popularity of forms and aesthetics from Bollywood films and bhangra music and dance on the British stage. From Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bombay Dreams to the finals of Britain’s Got Talent, Jerri Daboo…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge

  • 3D Printing Basics for Entertainment Design book cover

    3D Printing Basics for Entertainment Design

    1st Edition

    By Anne E. McMills

    Affordable 3D printers are rapidly becoming everyday additions to the desktops and worktables of entertainment design practitioners – whether working in theatre, theme parks, television and film, museum design, window displays, animatronics, or… you name it! We are beginning to ask important…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Henry Irving: A Re-Evaluation of the Pre-Eminent Victorian Actor-Manager book cover

    Henry Irving

    A Re-Evaluation of the Pre-Eminent Victorian Actor-Manager, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Foulkes

    Henry Irving (1838-1905), the first actor to be knighted, dominated the theatre in Britain and beyond for over a quarter of a century. As an actor, he was strikingly different with his idiosyncratic pronunciation, his somewhat ungainly physique, and his brilliant psychological portrayals of virtue…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

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