• 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 – 2019-07-04 
    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 – 2019-06-27 
    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

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare and Feminist Criticism (1991): An Annotated Bibliography and Commentary book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare and Feminist Criticism (1991)

    An Annotated Bibliography and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Philip C Kolin

    First published in 1991, this book is the first annotated bibliography of feminist Shakespeare criticism from 1975 to 1988 — a period that saw a remarkable amount of ground-breaking work. While the primary focus is on feminist studies of Shakespeare, it also includes wide-ranging works on language,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

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