• Casting a Movement: The Welcome Table Initiative book cover

    Casting a Movement

    The Welcome Table Initiative, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Syler, Daniel Banks

    Casting a Movement brings together US-based actors, directors, educators, playwrights, and scholars to explore the cultural politics of casting. Drawing on the notion of a "welcome table"—a space where artists of all backgrounds can come together as equals to create theatre—the book’s contributors…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge

  • Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning book cover

    Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning

    1st Edition

    By Jan Deans, Susan Wright

    Investigating children’s learning through dance and drawing-telling, Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning provides a unique insight into how these activities can help children to critically reflect on their own learning. Promoting the concept of dance and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Circus book cover

    Contemporary Circus

    1st Edition

    By Katie Lavers, Louis Patrick Leroux, Jon Burtt

    In this volume, twenty-four creators come together with three scholars to discuss Contemporary Circus, bridging the divide between practice and theory. Lavers, Leroux, and Burtt offer conversations across four key themes: Apparatus, Politics, Performers, and New Work. Extensively illustrated with…

    Paperback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Mapping Multimodal Performance Studies book cover

    Mapping Multimodal Performance Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Grazia Sindoni, Janina Wildfeuer, Kay O'Halloran

    This book is a first attempt to map the broad context of performance studies from a multimodal perspective. It collects original research on traditional performing arts (theatre, dance, opera), live (durational performance) and mediated/recorded performances (films, television shows), as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Mitchell and Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch book cover

    Mitchell and Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    1st Edition

    By Caridad Svich

    '… love creates something that was not there before.' – Hedwig John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch opened on Valentine’s Day,1998, in New York City, and ever since, it and its genderqueer heroine have captivated audiences around the world. As the first musical to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • The Michael Chekhov Handbook: For the Actor book cover

    The Michael Chekhov Handbook

    For the Actor, 2nd Edition

    By Lenard Petit

    The Michael Chekhov Handbook is a practical guide to Chekhov’s supportive techniques for actors, fully updated with new exercises that examine the relationship between the sensations of the physical body and the imagination. Lenard Petit draws on 25 years of teaching experience to unlock and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843 book cover

    The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas C. Crochunis, Michael E. Sinatra

    The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843 brings together ten eclectic plays by female dramatists and writers, to stimulate a rich discussion of women, writing, and theatre history. Ranging through tragedy, comedy, musical theatre and mixed-genre texts, this volume celebrates…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • Fiction's Truth: The Consequence of Representing Human Suffering, Distress, and Violence in Performance book cover

    Fiction's Truth

    The Consequence of Representing Human Suffering, Distress, and Violence in Performance, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Szlawieniec-Haw

    Fiction’s Truth explores professional actors’ lived experiences of representing human suffering, distress, and violence. The book analyses the struggles, issues, and transformations professional actors face when dealing with these portrayals of human life; the personal and interpersonal…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • Costume Craftwork on a Budget: Clothing, 3-D Makeup, Wigs, Millinery & Accessories book cover

    Costume Craftwork on a Budget

    Clothing, 3-D Makeup, Wigs, Millinery & Accessories, 2nd Edition

    By Tan Huaixiang

    Costume Craftwork on a Budget demonstrates how to use inexpensive materials to create durable costumes and props in a short amount of time. Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions teach readers how to use 3-D makeup and create teeth, wigs, masks, hats, nonhuman costumes, leather products, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Moving Oceans: Celebrating Dance in the South Pacific book cover

    Moving Oceans

    Celebrating Dance in the South Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Buck, Nicholas Rowe

    Celebrating the diversity of dance across the South Pacific, this volume studies the various experiences, motivations and aims for dance, emerging from the voices of dance professionals in the islands. In particular, it focuses on the interplay of cultures and pathways of migration as people move…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India

  • How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright’s Works with Their Students book cover

    How and Why We Teach Shakespeare

    College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright’s Works with Their Students, 1st Edition

    By Sidney Homan

    In How and Why We Teach Shakespeare, 19 distinguished college teachers and directors draw from their personal experiences and share their methods and the reasons why they teach Shakespeare. The collection is divided into four sections: studying the text as a script for performance; exploring…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Acting and Performer Training book cover

    Intercultural Acting and Performer Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phillip B. Zarrilli, T. Sasitharan, Anuradha Kapur

    Intercultural Acting and Performer Training is the first collection of essays from a diverse, international group of authors and practitioners focusing on intercultural acting and voice practices worldwide. This unique book invites performers and teachers of acting and performance to explore,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

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