• The Routledge Companion to Dance Studies book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Dance Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Thomas, Stacey Prickett

    The Routledge Companion to Dance Studies maps out the key features of dance studies as the field stands today, while pointing to potential future developments. It locates these features both historically - within dance in particular social and cultural contexts - and in relation to other academic…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Performing Commedia dell’Arte, 1580-1630 book cover

    Performing Commedia dell’Arte, 1580-1630

    1st Edition

    By Natalie Crohn Schmitt

    Performing Commedia dell’Arte, 1580-1630 explores the performance techniques employed in commedia dell’arte and the ways in which they served to rapidly spread throughout Europe the ideas that were to form the basis of modern theatre. Chapters include one on why, what, and how actors improvised,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-22 
    Routledge

  • Becoming an Actor’s Director: Directing Actors for Film and Television book cover

    Becoming an Actor’s Director

    Directing Actors for Film and Television, 1st Edition

    By Regge Life

    The collaboration of director and actor is the cornerstone of narrative filmmaking. This book provides the director with a concrete step-by-step guide to preparation that connects the fundamentals of film script analysis with the actor’s process of preparation. This book starts with how to identify…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance: Readers and Audiences book cover

    Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance

    Readers and Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Akihiro Yamada

    This book investigates the complex interactions, through experiencing drama, of readers and audiences in the English Renaissance. Around 1500 an absolute majority of population was illiterate. Henry VIII’s religious reformation changed this cultural structure of society. ‘The Act for the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • (toward) a phenomenology of acting book cover

    (toward) a phenomenology of acting

    1st Edition

    By Phillip Zarrilli

    In (toward) a phenomenology of acting, Phillip Zarrilli considers acting as a ‘question’ to be explored in the studio, and then reflected upon. This book is a vital response to Jerzy Grotowski’s essential question: "How does the actor ‘touch that which is untouchable?’" Phenomenology invites us to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge

  • A Multimodal Perspective on Applied Storytelling Performances: Narrativity in Context book cover

    A Multimodal Perspective on Applied Storytelling Performances

    Narrativity in Context, 1st Edition

    By Soe Marlar Lwin

    In this volume, Soe Marlar Lwin proposes a contextualized multimodal framework that brings together storytelling practitioners’ and academic researchers’ conceptions of storytelling. It aims to highlight the ways in which various institutions in contemporary society have been using live…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Arts Entrepreneurship: Creating a New Venture in the Arts book cover

    Arts Entrepreneurship

    Creating a New Venture in the Arts, 1st Edition

    By Richard Andrews

    Arts Entrepreneurship: Creating a New Venture in the Arts provides the essential tools, techniques, and concepts needed to invent, launch, and sustain a business in the creative sector. Building on the reader’s artistic talents and interests, the book provides a practical, action-oriented…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Cybernetic-Existentialism: Freedom, Systems, and Being-for-Others in Contemporary Arts and Performance book cover

    Cybernetic-Existentialism

    Freedom, Systems, and Being-for-Others in Contemporary Arts and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Steve Dixon

    Cybernetic-Existentialism: Freedom, Systems, and Being-for-Others in Contemporary Art and Performance offers a unique discourse and an original aesthetic theory. It argues that fusing perspectives from the philosophy of Existentialism with insights from the ‘universal science’ of cybernetics…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Unruly Audiences and the Theater of Control in Early Modern London book cover

    Unruly Audiences and the Theater of Control in Early Modern London

    1st Edition

    By Eric Dunnum

    Unruly Audiences and the Theater of Control in Early Modern London explores the effects of audience riots on the dramaturgy of early modern playwrights, arguing that playwrights from Marlowe to Brome often used their plays to control the physical reactions of their audience. This study analyses how…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Dance, Modernism, and Modernity book cover

    Dance, Modernism, and Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Ramsay Burt, Michael Huxley

    This collection of new essays explores connections between dance, modernism, and modernity, by examining the way in which leading dancers have responded to modernity. Burt and Huxley examine dance examples from a period beginning just before the First World War and extending to the mid-1950s,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Moving Relation: Touch in Contemporary Dance book cover

    Moving Relation

    Touch in Contemporary Dance, 1st Edition

    By Gerko Egert

    Moving Relation explores the notion of touch in the realm of contemporary dance. By closely analyzing performances by well-known European and American choreographers, such as Meg Stuart, William Forsythe, Xavier Le Roy, Jared Gradinger and Angela Schubot, this book investigates their usage of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Consolations of History: Themes of Progress and Potential in Richard Wagner’s Gotterdammerung book cover

    The Consolations of History: Themes of Progress and Potential in Richard Wagner’s Gotterdammerung

    1st Edition

    By Alexander H. Shapiro

    In this book on Richard Wagner’s compelling but enigmatic masterpiece Götterdämmerung, the final opera of his monumental Ring tetralogy, Alexander H. Shapiro advances an ambitious new interpretation which uncovers intriguing new facets to the work’s profound insights into the human condition. By…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

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