• The Monster in Theatre History: This Thing of Darkness book cover

    The Monster in Theatre History

    This Thing of Darkness, 1st Edition

    By Michael Chemers

    Monsters are fragmentary, uncertain, frightening creatures. What happens when they enter the realm of the theatre? The Monster in Theatre History explores the cultural genealogies of monsters as they appear in the recorded history of Western theatre. From the Ancient Greeks to the most…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

  • Book of Sides II: Original, Two-Page Scenes for Actors and Directors book cover

    Book of Sides II: Original, Two-Page Scenes for Actors and Directors

    1st Edition

    By Dave Kost

    Book of Sides II: Original, Two-Page Scenes for Actors and Directors is the second book in the Book of Sides series by Dave Kost, featuring original, two-page, two-character scenes for use in acting, directing, and auditioning classes. While shorter than the traditional three-to-six-page scenes…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

  • Disability and Theatre: A Practical Manual for Inclusion in the Arts book cover

    Disability and Theatre

    A Practical Manual for Inclusion in the Arts, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Barton Farcas

    Disability and Theatre: A Practical Manual for Inclusion in the Arts is a step-by step manual on how to create inclusive theatre, including how and where to find actors, how to publicize productions, run rehearsals, act intricate scenes like fights and battles, work with unions, contracts, and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31
    Routledge

  • Creative Ballet Teaching: Technique and Artistry for the 21st Century Ballet Dancer book cover

    Creative Ballet Teaching

    Technique and Artistry for the 21st Century Ballet Dancer, 1st Edition

    By Cadence Whittier

    How do teachers create a classroom environment that promotes collaborative and inquiry-based approaches to learning ballet? How do teachers impart the stylistic qualities of ballet while also supporting each dancer’s artistic instincts and development of a personal style? How does ballet technique…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • India's Kathak Dance in Historical Perspective book cover

    India's Kathak Dance in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Margaret E. Walker

    Kathak, the classical dance of North India, combines virtuosic footwork and dazzling spins with subtle pantomime and soft gestures. As a global practice and one of India's cultural markers, kathak dance is often presented as heir to an ancient Hindu devotional tradition in which men called Kathakas…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Geometry and Atmosphere: Theatre Buildings from Vision to Reality book cover

    Geometry and Atmosphere

    Theatre Buildings from Vision to Reality, 1st Edition

    By C. Alan Short, Peter Barrett, Alistair Fair, Monty Sutrisna

    Drawing on detailed design, construction and financial histories of six prominent Performing Arts buildings with budgets ranging from £3.4 million to over £100 million, Geometry and Atmosphere presents unique and valuable insights into the complex process of building for the arts. Each theatre…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • Dance, Access and Inclusion: Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change book cover

    Dance, Access and Inclusion

    Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Burridge, Charlotte Svendler Nielsen

    The arts have a crucial role in empowering young people with special needs through diverse dance initiatives. Inclusive pedagogy that integrates all students in rich, equitable and just dance programmes within education frameworks is occurring alongside enabling projects by community groups…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging: Michael Chekhov Reimagined book cover

    Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging

    Michael Chekhov Reimagined, 1st Edition

    By Anjalee Deshpande Hutchinson

    Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging: Michael Chekhov Reimagined offers a new set of exercises for coaching actors when working on productions that are non-traditionally staged in arenas, thrusts, or alleys. All of the exercises are adapted from Michael Chekhov's acting technique, but…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Putting Process Drama into Action: The Dynamics of Practice book cover

    Putting Process Drama into Action

    The Dynamics of Practice, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Bowell, Brian S. Heap

    This new book provides a clear and accessible guide on best practice to support teachers when using process drama in establishing creative learning partnerships with their students. It offers a detailed analysis and explores the roles of actor, director and playwright that the teacher must adopt in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Beauty, Violence, Representation book cover

    Beauty, Violence, Representation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa A. Dickson, Maryna Romanets

    This volume explores the relationship among beauty, violence, and representation in a broad range of artistic and cultural texts, including literature, visual art, theatre, film, and music. Charting diversifying interests in the subject of violence and beauty, dealing with the multiple inflections…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Re-Enacting the Past: Heritage, Materiality and Performance book cover

    Re-Enacting the Past

    Heritage, Materiality and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mads Daugbjerg, Rivka Syd Eisner, Britta Timm Knudsen

    What is re-enactment and how does it relate to heritage? Re-enactments are a ubiquitous part of popular and memory culture and are of growing importance to heritage studies. As concept and practice, re-enactments encompass a wide range of forms: from the annual ‘Viking Moot’ festival in Denmark…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India book cover

    Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Alter

    In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing. Musicians - whether ritual specialists or musical specialists - are therefore an indispensable part of most entertainment and religious events. In shamanistic ceremonies, their incantations, songs and drumming 'make' the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

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