• The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 book cover

    The Costumes of Burlesque

    1866-2018, 1st Edition

    By Coleen Scott

    The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860’s through the global burlesque movement in 2018. This lushly illustrated book presents the history and development of this American art form by documenting the origins,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Performers and Their Arts: Folk, Popular and Classical Genres in a Changing India book cover

    Performers and Their Arts

    Folk, Popular and Classical Genres in a Changing India, 1st Edition

    By Simon Charsley, Kadekar Laxmi Narayan

    Introduction  Part I: Caste, Community and performance  A ritual performance of Kerala, Vayala Vasudevan PillaiThe Patuas of Bengal, Makbul IslamBards and goddesses: The Pombalas in Tirupati, Anand AkundyExplorations in the art forms of the Cindu madigas in Andhra, Y A Sudhakar Reddy and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge India

  • Robert Lepage book cover

    Robert Lepage

    2nd Edition

    By Aleksandar Saša Dundjerović

    Robert Lepage is one of Canada’s foremost theatre authors and directors. His company, Ex Machina, has toured to international acclaim and he has lent his talents to areas as diverse as opera, film, solo performance and installation art. His most celebrated work blends acute personal narratives with…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Interactions between Orality and Writing in Early Modern Italian Culture book cover

    Interactions between Orality and Writing in Early Modern Italian Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luca Degl’Innocenti, Brian Richardson, Chiara Sbordoni

    Investigating the interrelationships between orality and writing in elite and popular textual culture in early modern Italy, this volume shows how the spoken or sung word on the one hand, and manuscript or print on the other hand, could have interdependent or complementary roles to play in the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    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

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