• Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances: Commit Yourself! book cover

    Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances

    Commit Yourself!, 1st Edition

    Edited by Doris Kolesch, Theresa Schütz, Sophie Nikoleit

    At present, we are witnessing a significant transformation of established forms of spectatorship in theatre, performance art and beyond. In particular, immersive and participatory forms of theatre allow audiences and performers to interact in a shared performance space.   Staging Spectators in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Stage Makeup book cover

    Stage Makeup

    11th Edition

    By Richard Corson, James Glavan, Beverly Gore Norcross

    Widely referred to as the "bible of stage makeup," the timely revision of this classic text addresses principles and techniques in the use of makeup for the contemporary performer. This extensive exploration of the application and use of stage makeup and makeup for a variety of performance venues…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    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 distils 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 – 2019-05-10 
    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 a simply how-to book.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Community Performance: An Introduction book cover

    Community Performance: An Introduction

    2nd Edition

    By Petra Kuppers

    Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance and theatre, offering reflection on the ethical issues inherent to the field. It is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Theatrical Performance and the Forensic Turn book cover

    Theatrical Performance and the Forensic Turn

    1st Edition

    By James Frieze

    Contemporary theatre, like so much of contemporary life, is obsessed with the ways of which information is detected, packaged and circulated. Running through forms as diverse as neo-naturalistic playwriting, intimately immersive theatre, verbatim drama, intermedial performance, and musical theatre,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • What is Scenography? book cover

    What is Scenography?

    3rd Edition

    By Pamela Howard

    The third edition of Pamela Howard’s What is Scenography? expands on the author’s holistic analysis of scenography as comprising space, text, research, art, performers, directors and spectators, to examine the changing nature of scenography in the twenty-first century. The book includes new…

    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 – 2019-04-19 
    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 – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • Men's Tailoring: Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950 book cover

    Men's Tailoring

    Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950, 1st Edition

    By Graham Cottenden

    Men’s Tailoring: Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950 introduces the reader to English tailoring and covers the drafting of patterns, cutting out in cloth, and the complete traditional construction techniques in sequence for the tailoring of a waistcoat, trousers and jacket. The…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    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 – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • 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 Investigations’…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

11Series in Theatre & Performance Studies

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