20th Century Performance Products

  • Grotowski & Company

    1st Edition

    By Ludwik Flaszen

    This collection of texts by Ludwik Flaszen, Grotowski's main collaborator and co-founder of the Teatr 13 Rzedow (later the Teatr Laboratorium), gathers together key texts, nearly all of which have never before been published in English. These include lectures, papers on issues such as actor…

    Paperback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Icarus

  • Religion, Theatre, and Performance

    Acts of Faith, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lance Gharavi

    The intersections of religion, politics, and performance form the loci of many of the most serious issues facing the world today, sites where some of the world’s most pressing and momentous events are contested and played out. That this circumstance warrants continued, thoughtful, and imaginative…

    Paperback – 2013-07-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Contemporary Ensemble

    Interviews with Theatre-Makers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duška Radosavljević

    ‘Dr. Radosavljević has an excellent and extensive grasp of her subject, and deep understanding of not only the history of these groups, but how they function, and how each contributes to the field of ensemble theatre.’ – David Crespy, University of Missouri, USA Questions of ensemble – what it is…

    Paperback – 2013-04-25
    Routledge

  • Live Art in LA

    Performance in Southern California, 1970 - 1983, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peggy Phelan

    Live Art in LA: Performance Art in Southern California , 1970-1983 documents and critically examines one of the most fecund periods in the history of live art. The book forms part of the Getty Institute’s Pacific Standard Time initiative – a series of exhibitions, performance re-enactments and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-21
    Routledge

  • The Theatre of the Bauhaus

    The Modern and Postmodern Stage of Oskar Schlemmer, 1st Edition

    By Melissa Trimingham

    Focusing on the work of painter, choreographer and scenic designer Oskar Schlemmer, the "Master Magician" and leader of the Theatre Workshop, this book explains this "theatre of high modernism" and its historical role in design and performance studies; further, it connects the Bauhaus exploration…

    Paperback – 2012-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Piscator Notebook

    1st Edition

    By Judith Malina

    'Theater legend Malina has written one of the most interesting studies of the avant-garde theatrical movement published in the last several years.' – CHOICE Judith Malina and The Living Theatre have been icons of political theatre for over six decades. What few realise is that she originally…

    Paperback – 2012-04-11
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Actors' Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Russell Brown

    The Routledge Companion to Actors’ Shakespeare is a window onto how today’s actors contribute to the continuing life and relevance of Shakespeare’s plays. The process of acting is notoriously hard to document, but this volume reaches behind famous performances to examine the actors’ craft, their…

    Paperback – 2011-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Black and Asian Theatre In Britain

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Colin Chambers

    Black and Asian Theatre in Britain is an unprecedented study tracing the history of ‘the Other’ through the ages in British theatre. The diverse and often contradictory aspects of this history are expertly drawn together to provide a detailed background to the work of African, Asian, and Caribbean…

    Paperback – 2011-04-27
    Routledge

  • Social Works

    Performing Art, Supporting Publics, 1st Edition

    By Shannon Jackson

    ‘a game-changer, a must-read for scholars, students and artists alike’ – Tom Finkelpearl At a time when art world critics and curators heavily debate the social, and when community organizers and civic activists are reconsidering the role of aesthetics in social reform, this book makes explicit…

    Paperback – 2011-02-21
    Routledge

  • Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failure

    1st Edition

    By Sara Jane Bailes

    What does it mean to "fail" in performance? How might staging failure reveal theatre’s potential to expand our understanding of social, political and everyday reality? What can we learn from performances that expose and then celebrate their ability to fail? In Performance Theatre and the Poetics…

    Paperback – 2010-08-25
    Routledge

  • Actor Training

    2nd Edition

    By Alison Hodge

    Actor Training expands on Alison Hodge’s highly-acclaimed and best-selling Twentieth Century Actor Training. This exciting second edition radically updates the original book making it even more valuable for any student of the history and practice of actor training. The bibliography is brought right…

    Paperback – 2010-01-25
    Routledge

  • The Decroux Sourcebook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Leabhart, Franc Chamberlain

    The Decroux Sourcebook is the first point of reference for any student of the ‘hidden master’ of twentieth century theatre. This book collates a wealth of key material on Etienne Decroux, including: an English translation of Patrice Pezin’s ‘Imaginary Interview’, in which Decroux discusses mime…

    Paperback – 2008-11-26
    Routledge

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