• Staging the Artist: Performance and the Self-Portrait from Realism to Expressionism book cover

    Staging the Artist

    Performance and the Self-Portrait from Realism to Expressionism, 1st Edition

    By Claire Moran

    Restoring the role of theatrical performance as both subject and trope in the aesthetics of self-representation, Staging the Artist questions how nineteenth-century French and Belgian artists self-consciously fashioned their identities through their art and writings. This emphasis on performance…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Stage Directing: A Guide to Creating and Managing a Positive Theatre Environment book cover

    Collaborative Stage Directing

    A Guide to Creating and Managing a Positive Theatre Environment, 1st Edition

    By Jean Burgess

    Collaborative Stage Directing: A Guide to Creating and Managing a Positive Theatre Environment focuses on the director’s collaboration with actors and the creative team, and the importance of communication and leadership skills to create and manage a healthy working environment. Speaking directly…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Middlebrow Wodehouse: P.G. Wodehouse's Work in Context book cover

    Middlebrow Wodehouse

    P.G. Wodehouse's Work in Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Rea

    While he is best known for his Jeeves and Bertie Wooster stories, P.G. Wodehouse was a prolific writer who penned many other novels, stories, and musical comedy libretti, the latter of which played an enormous role in the development of American musical theater. This collection re-examines…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Women and Puppetry: Critical and Historical Investigations book cover

    Women and Puppetry

    Critical and Historical Investigations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alissa Mello, Claudia Orenstein, Cariad Astles

    Women and Puppetry is the first publication dedicated to the study of women in the field of puppetry arts. It includes critical articles and personal accounts that interrogate specific historical moments, cultural contexts, and notions of "woman" on and off stage. Part I, "Critical …

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • A Theory of Dramaturgy book cover

    A Theory of Dramaturgy

    1st Edition

    By Janek Szatkowski

    A Theory of Dramaturgy is the first text of its kind to define concepts and combine arguments into a coherent dramaturgical theory supported by an operative systems theory. This is a wide-ranging theory with historical and contemporary perspectives on dramaturgy, rather than simply a how-to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Sewing Techniques for Theatre: An Essential Guide for Beginners book cover

    Sewing Techniques for Theatre

    An Essential Guide for Beginners, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Lyons

    Sewing Techniques for Theatre: An Essential Guide for Beginners distills the intimidating art of sewing down into simple, quick, and effective lessons to prepare readers for an entry-level position in a costume shop. The lessons follow an hour-by-hour structure, offering detailed instructions to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • Visual-Gestural Communication: A Workbook in Nonverbal Expression and Reception book cover

    Visual-Gestural Communication

    A Workbook in Nonverbal Expression and Reception, 1st Edition

    By Willy Conley

    Visual-Gestural Communication is a truly unique volume in non-language communication devoted to the study of universal gestures, facial expressions, body language, and pantomime. Readers develop the skill and confidence to interact -- sans shared language -- with individuals, such as someone who is…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Optimal Audio and Video Reproduction at Home: Improving the Listening and Viewing Experience book cover

    Optimal Audio and Video Reproduction at Home

    Improving the Listening and Viewing Experience, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Verdult

    Optimal Audio and Video Reproduction at Home is a comprehensive guide that will help every reader set up a modern audio-video system in a small room such as a home theater or studio control room. Verdult covers everything the reader needs to know to optimize the reproduction of multichannel audio…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Playmakers and their Strategies book cover

    Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Playmakers and their Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Thérèse van Pelt

    Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe moves away from the customary conceptual framework that artificially separates ‘medieval’ from ‘early modern’ drama to explore the role of drama and spectacle in England, France, the Low Countries, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and the German-speaking areas…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • Using Drama with Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Resource for Practitioners in Education and Health book cover

    Using Drama with Children on the Autism Spectrum

    A Resource for Practitioners in Education and Health, 2nd Edition

    By Carmel Conn

    The second edition of Using Drama with Children on the Autism Spectrum takes the perspective that support for the learning and development of children should have the purpose of giving them the freedom to be more fully who they are and able to function more effectively as themselves in a wider…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover book cover

    The Art of Voice Acting

    The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover, 6th Edition

    By James Alburger

    The Art of Voice Acting covers all aspects of the craft and business of performing voiceover. This sixth edition is reorganized and completely updated to include the latest information on how to get started in voiceover, performing techniques, setting up a personal recording space, voiceover demos…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Focal Press

  • A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes book cover

    A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    For this American edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz has selected from the fuller third edition his entries on North Americans, including Canadians, Mexicans, and resident immigrants. Typically, he…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

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