Theatre & Performance Studies Products

  • Songwriters of the American Musical Theatre

    A Style Guide for Singers

    By Nathan Hurwitz

    The stylistic range required of a musical theatre performer is expansive. From the favourites of Tin Pan Alley to today's international blockbusters, musical roles require the ability to adapt to a panoply of characters and vocal styles. By breaking down these styles and exploring the output of the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Performing Ethnicity, Performing Gender

    Transcultural Perspectives

    Edited by Bettina Hofmann, Monika Mueller

    Performance and performativity are important terms for a theorization of gender and race/ethnicity as constitutive of identity. This collection reflects the ubiquity, diversity, and (historical) locatedness of ethnicity and gender by presenting contributions by an array of international scholars…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Unbuttoned

    The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design

    By Shura Pollatsek

    Unbuttoned: The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design documents the creative journey of costume creation from concept to performance. Each chapter provides an overview of the process, including designing and shopping; draping, cutting, dyeing, and painting; and beading, sewing, and creating…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Focal Press

  • Concert Lighting

    The Art and Business of Entertainment Lighting, 4th Edition

    By James Moody, Paul Dexter

    Concert Lighting: Tools, Techniques, Art, and Business Fourth Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology. The authors have reorganized the book into three comprehensive and thoroughly revised sections, covering…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Focal Press

  • 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 – 2016-08-12 
    Routledge

  • Fukushima and the Arts

    Negotiating Nuclear Disaster

    Edited by Barbara Geilhorn, Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt

    The natural and man-made cataclysmic events of the 11th March 2011, or 3.11, have dramatically altered the status quo of contemporary Japanese society. While much has been written about social, political, economic, and technical aspects of the disaster, this volume represents one of the first…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Dramatherapy and Autism

    By Deborah Haythorne, Anna Seymour

    Using extensive examples from practice with a range of client groups, Dramatherapy and Autism confronts the assumption that people with autism are not able to function within the metaphorical realms of the imagination and creativity. It demonstrates that not only are people who function along the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge
    Dramatherapy

  • Drama, Creativity and Intersubjectivity

    The Roots of Change in Dramatherapy

    By Salvo Pitruzzella

    Drama, Creativity and Intersubjectivity presents a new theoretical approach to dramatherapy. The book examines the key concepts of creativity and intersubjectivity in detail, through a comparison of their manifestations in children’s life and the major scientific studies and developing research in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain

    By Matthew Machin-Autenrieth

    Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain explores the relationship between regional identity politics and flamenco in Andalusia, the southernmost autonomous community of Spain. In recent years, the Andalusian Government has embarked on an ambitious project aimed at developing…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • The Production Manager's Toolkit

    Successful Production Management in Theatre and Performing Arts

    By Cary Gillett, Jay Sheehan

    "Our theater world is so much better with this book in it, and even better with Cary and Jay at the helm." –David Stewart, Director of Production for the Guthrie Theater The Production Manager’s Toolkit is a comprehensive introduction to a career in theatrical and special event production for new…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Focal Press
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

  • Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre

    2nd Edition

    By Rush Rehm

    Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre, a revised edition of Greek Tragic Theatre (1992), is intended for those interested in how Greek tragedy works. By analysing the way the plays were performed in fifth-century Athens, Rush Rehm encourages classicists, actors, and directors to approach Greek tragedy…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • International Entrepreneurship in the Arts

    By Lidia Varbanova

    International Entrepreneurship in the Arts focuses on teaching students, artists, and arts managers specific strategies for expanding creative ventures that are already successful domestically to an international audience. Varbanova’s accessible writing outlines a systematic, theoretical framework…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge

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