• Rudolf Laban book cover

    Rudolf Laban

    1st Edition

    By Karen K. Bradley

    Rudolf Laban was one of the leading dance theorists of the twentieth century. His work on dance analysis and notation raised the status of dance as both an art form and a scholarly discipline. This is the first book to combine: an overview of Laban’s life, work and influences an exploration of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • The Theatre of Katie Mitchell book cover

    The Theatre of Katie Mitchell

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Fowler

    This first volume in the 4x45 series investigates the work of theatre director Katie Mitchell. Pausing to reconsider a career in progress, it engages with some of Mitchell’s most recent work in the UK and Europe across theatre, opera, and Live Cinema. It also takes a longer view, considering the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    4x45

  • Movements of Interweaving: Dance and Corporeality in Times of Travel and Migration book cover

    Movements of Interweaving

    Dance and Corporeality in Times of Travel and Migration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Brandstetter, Gerko Egert, Holger Hartung

    Movements of Interweaving is a rich collection of essays exploring the concept of interweaving performance cultures in the realms of movement, dance, and corporeality. Focusing on dance performances as well as on scenarios of cultural movements on a global scale, it not only challenges the concept…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Costume Supervisor’s Toolkit: Supervising Theatre Costume Production from First Meeting to Final Performance book cover

    The Costume Supervisor’s Toolkit

    Supervising Theatre Costume Production from First Meeting to Final Performance, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Pride

    The Costume Supervisor’s Toolkit explores the responsibilities of a Costume Supervisor within a theatrical, opera or dance production company. Rebecca Pride provides an insight into all manner of processes, beginning with a definition of the role, and offers explanations of the timeline from the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

  • Eunuchs and Castrati: Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Eunuchs and Castrati

    Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Crawford

    Eunuchs and Castrati examines the enduring fascination among historians, literary critics, musicologists, and other scholars around the figure of the castrate. Specifically, the book asks what influence such fascination had on the development and delineation of modern ideas around sexuality and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

  • Radical Doubt: The Joker System, after Boal book cover

    Radical Doubt

    The Joker System, after Boal, 1st Edition

    By Mady Schutzman

    Radical Doubt investigates ethical play across a spectrum of performances, on and off the stage. In witty, recursive, personal, and propulsive prose, Mady Schutzman elaborates on the Joker System, conceived by Augusto Boal, best known for Theatre of the Oppressed. The Joker System is a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge

  • The Neurocognition of Dance: Mind, Movement and Motor Skills book cover

    The Neurocognition of Dance

    Mind, Movement and Motor Skills, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke, Thomas Schack

    Dance has always been an important aspect of all human cultures, and the study of human movement and action has become a topic of increasing relevance over the last decade, bringing dance into the focus of the cognitive sciences. Since the first edition of The Neurocognition of Dance was published,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Arthur Miller and Company (1990): Arthur Miller Talks About His Work in the Company of Actors, Designers, Directors, and Writers book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Arthur Miller and Company (1990)

    Arthur Miller Talks About His Work in the Company of Actors, Designers, Directors, and Writers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1990, this book presents a discussion with Arthur Miller, in conversation with Christopher Bigsby. Miller talks openly and extensively about his own life and experiences, events and environments which provide material for his plays: his New York childhood, the Depression, the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: David Mamet (1985) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: David Mamet (1985)

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1985, C.W.E Bigsby examines the career and work of playwright David Mamet. Bigsby shows that Mamet is a fierce social critic, indicting an America corrupted at its core by myths of frontier individualism and competitive capitalism. Mamet has created plays whose bleak social…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables book cover

    Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Whitfield

    "One more dawn! One more day! One day more!" Did Les Misérables make you miserable? Or did it inspire you? When Sarah Whitfield was a teenager, her Dad frequently embarrassed her with his love of this musical above all others. So, after he was diagnosed with late stage cancer, Whitfield set out to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde book cover

    Event-Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical and political ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Bertolt Brecht: Dialectics, Poetry, Politics (1988) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Bertolt Brecht: Dialectics, Poetry, Politics (1988)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Brooker

    First published in 1988, this books argues with received accounts to reclaim Brecht’s emphasis on his self-described ‘dialectical theatre’, re-examining firstly the concepts of Gestus and Verfremdung and their realisation in Brecht’s poetry in terms of his attempt to consciously apply the methods…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

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