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Drama Education & Drama Therapy

  • Drama and Social Justice

    Theory, research and practice in international contexts

    Edited by Kelly Freebody, Michael Finneran

    "This text offers a cohesive framework for exploring social justice through drama and drama from a social justice perspective. Research based examples of practice from a range of international contexts link theory and practice. Connecting chapters raise key critical questions in an engaging…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Drama and Theatre with Children

    International perspectives

    Edited by Charru Sharma

    Drama as a process-centred form is a popular and valued methodology used to develop thinking and learning in children, while theatre provides a greater focus on the element of performance. In recent years, offering drama and theatre as a shared experience is increasingly used to engage children and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Art, Artists and Pedagogy

    Philosophy and the Arts in Education

    Edited by Christopher Naughton, Gert Biesta, David R. Cole

    This volume has been brought together to generate new ideas and provoke discussion about what constitutes arts education in the twenty-first century, both within the institution and beyond. Art, Artists and Pedagogy is intended for educators who teach the arts from early childhood to tertiary…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

  • How Arts Education Makes a Difference

    Research examining successful classroom practice and pedagogy

    Edited by Josephine Fleming, Robyn Gibson, Michael Anderson

    This book presents ground-breaking research on the ways the Arts fosters motivation and engagement in both academic and non-academic domains. It reports on mixed method, international research that investigated how the Arts make a difference in the lives of young people. Drawing on the findings of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Supporting Children’s Creativity through Music, Dance, Drama and Art

    Creative Conversations in the Early Years, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Fleur Griffiths

    An essential part of children’s development in the early years involves creative engagement through language, gestures, body movements, drawing, music, and creating shared meanings in playful contexts. Supporting Children’s Creativity through Music, Dance, Drama and Art brings together…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge

  • Stanislavski in Practice

    Exercises for Students, 2nd Edition

    By Nick O'Brien

    Stanislavski in Practice is an unparalleled step-by-step guide to Stanislavski’s system. Author Nick O’Brien makes this cornerstone of acting accessible to teachers and students alike through the use of practical exercises that allow students to develop their skills. This second edition offers more…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Therapy Services: Organistion

    By Outrevelt

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Disability and Theatre

    A Practical Manual for Inclusion in the Arts

    By Stephanie Barton Farcas

    Disability and Theatre: A Practical Manual for Inclusion in the Arts is a step-by step manual on how to create inclusive theatre, including how and where to find actors, how to publicize productions, run rehearsals, act intricate scenes like fights and battles, work with unions, contracts, and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31
    Focal Press

  • Teaching Primary Drama

    By Brian Woolland

    Assuming no prior knowledge or experience of drama teaching, Brian Woolland'sTeaching Primary Drama offers a comprehensive introduction to the teaching of drama in the primary school, and focuses on current initiatives in primary education including the primary literacy strategy.The text is an…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Putting Process Drama into Action

    The Dynamics of Practice

    By Pamela Bowell, Brian S. Heap

    This new book provides a clear and accessible guide on best practice to support teachers when using process drama in establishing creative learning partnerships with their students. It offers a detailed analysis and explores the roles of actor, director and playwright that the teacher must adopt in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • The Really Useful Drama Book

    Using Picturebooks to Inspire Imaginative Learning

    By Roger McDonald

    The Really Useful Drama Book offers busy primary school teachers a collection of step-by-step drama sessions, inspired by high-quality picturebooks, that will engage children and promote enjoyable learning across the curriculum. Lively and thoughtful, the interactive drama sessions are structured…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    The Really Useful

  • Starting Drama Teaching

    4th Edition

    By Mike Fleming

    Why teach drama? How can a newcomer teach drama successfully? How do we recognize quality in drama? Starting Drama Teaching is a comprehensive guide to the teaching of drama in schools. Exploring the aims and purposes of drama, it provides an insight into the theoretical perspectives that underpin…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • One Minute Plays

    A Practical Guide to Tiny Theatre

    Edited by Steve Ansell, Rose Burnett Bonczek

    Can you really write a play that lasts a minute? The one minute play offers a unique challenge to actors, directors and writers: how do you create a whole world, where actors have room to perform and where audiences have a true experience all in 60 seconds? One Minute Plays: A Practical Guide to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge

  • Drama and English at the Heart of the Curriculum

    Primary and Middle Years

    By Joe Winston

    Written specifically for primary teachers and trainees who wish to develop their teaching skills in English and drama, this book offers practical guidance on model drama and English teaching techniques, approaches to assessment, and examples of cross-curricular links. Teachers and students will…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Beginning Drama 4-11

    3rd Edition

    By Joe Winston, Miles Tandy

    This third edition of Beginning Drama 4-11 is fully updated and revised in light of the renewed Framework for Teaching Literacy, and provides an introduction for early years and primary school teachers who are new to drama and for student teachers who wish to specialise in the teaching of drama.…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
    David Fulton Publishers

Works of Jacques Lecoq

  • Jacques Lecoq

    By Simon Murray

    This volume offers a concise guide to the teaching and philosophy of one of the most significant figures in twentieth century actor training. Jacques Lecoq's influence on the theatre of the latter half of the twentieth century cannot be overestimated. Now reissued Jacques Lecoq is the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • The Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq

    Edited by Mark Evans, Rick Kemp

    The Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq presents a thorough overview and analysis of Jacques Lecoq's life, work and philosophy of theatre. Through an exemplary collection of specially commissioned chapters from leading writers, specialists and practitioners, it draws together writings and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Theatre of Movement and Gesture

    By Jacques Lecoq

    Published in France in 1987, this is the book in which Lecoq first set out his philosophy of human movement, and the way it takes expressive form in a wide range of different performance traditions. He traces the history of pantomime, sets out his definition of the components of the art of mime,…

    Paperback – 2006-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Moving Body

    Teaching Creative Theatre

    By Jacques Lecoq, Jean-Gabriel Carasso, Jean-Claude Lallias

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2002-01-11
    Routledge

  • Jacques Lecoq and the British Theatre

    Edited by Franc Chamberlain, Ralph Yarrow

    Jacques Lecoq and the British Theatre brings together the first collection of essays in English to focus on Lecoq's school of mime and physical theatre. For four decades, at his school in Paris, Jacques Lecoq trained performers from all over the world and effected a quiet evolution in the theatre.…

    Paperback – 2001-11-22
    Routledge

World of Commedia dell'Arte

  • Shakespeare and Commedia dell'Arte

    Play by Play

    By Artemis Preeshl

    Shakespeare and Commedia dell’Arte examines the ongoing influence of commedia dell’arte on Shakespeare’s plays. Exploring the influence of commedia dell’arte improvisation, sight gags, and wordplay on the development of Shakespeare’s plays, Artemis Preeshl blends historical research with…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell'Arte

    Edited by Judith Chaffee, Oliver Crick

    From Commedia dell’Arte came archetypal characters that are still with us today, such as Harlequin and Pantalone, and the rediscovered craft of writing comic dramas and masked theatre. From it came the forces that helped create and influence Opera, Ballet, Pantomime, Shakespeare, Moliere, Lopes de…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge

  • Commedia dell' Arte and the Mediterranean

    Charting Journeys and Mapping 'Others'

    By Erith Jaffe-Berg

    Drawing on published collections and also manuscripts from Mantuan archives, Commedia dell' arte and the Mediterranean locates commedia dell' arte as a performance form reflective of its cultural crucible in the Mediterranean. The study provides a broad perspective on commedia dell’ arte as an…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • The Venetian Origins of the Commedia dell'Arte

    By Peter Jordan

    The Venetian Origins of the Commedia dell'Arte is a striking new enquiry into the late-Renaissance stirrings of professional secular comedy in Venice, and their connection to the development of what came to be known as the Commedia dell’Arte. The book contends that through…

    Paperback – 2013-11-26
    Routledge

  • Dante's Afterlife: The Commedia Reborn in Art

    Dante: The Critical Complex

    Edited by Richard Lansing

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2002-12-20
    Routledge

  • Commedia Dell'Arte

    A Handbook for Troupes

    By Oliver Crick, John Rudlin

    A companion to John Rudlin's best-selling Commedia dell'Arte: A Handbook for Actors, this book covers both the history and professional practice of commedia dell'arte companies from 1568 to the present day. Indispensable for both the beginner and the professional, it contains historical and…

    Paperback – 2001-04-26
    Routledge

  • The Italian Commedia and Please be Gentle

    By David Griffiths

    Focusing on Commedia Dell'Arte, this work provides a historical and critical commentary of the Commedia. It highlights common factors between this genre and that of the Japanese Noh theatre. The author proposes six similarities: characters familiar to their audience and masked, minimal properties…

    Paperback – 1998-05-13
    Routledge

  • Commedia Dell'Arte: An Actor's Handbook

    By John Rudlin

    There has been an enormous revival of interest in Commedia dell'arte. And it remians a central part of many drama school courses. In Commedia dell'arte in the Twentieth Century John Rublin first examines the orgins of this vital theatrical form and charts its recent revival through the work of…

    Paperback – 1994-02-24
    Routledge

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