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  • What Moves You?

    Shaping your dissertation in dance

    By Charlotte Nichol, Lise Uytterhoeven

    Every dissertation is individual and unique - particularly for dance students, who must combine a wide range of approaches into a tailor-made research methodology. What Moves You? fosters a creative approach to dissertations and final projects. By guiding the development of a personal study…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13 
    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 presents a unique creative challenge: how does one create room for actors to perform, for directors to create a world, and for audiences to learn something, all in 60 seconds? Steve Ansell and Rose Burnett Bonczek demystify the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Unearthing Shakespeare

    Embodied Performance and the Globe

    By Valerie Clayman Pye

    What can the Globe Theatre tell us about performing Shakespeare? Unearthing Shakespeare is the first book to consider what the Globe, today’s replica of Shakespeare’s theatre, can contribute to a practical understanding of Shakespeare’s plays. Valerie Clayman Pye reconsiders the material evidence…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge

  • Jasmin Vardimon's Dance Theatre

    Movement, memory and metaphor

    By Libby Worth, Jasmin Vardimon

    Jasmin Vardimon’s Dance Theatre offers an unusual, intimate insight into the devising and training processes of a choreographer in the midst of her practice. Libby Worth and Jasmin Vardimon take a collaborative approach to recording and exploring the working processes of Vardimon and her company,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-16 
    Routledge

  • The Method Acting Exercises Handbook

    By Lola Cohen

    Edited by Matthew D. Rudikoff

    The Method Acting Exercises Handbook is a concise and practical guide to the acting exercises originally devised by Lee Strasberg, one of the Method's foremost practitioners. The Method trains the imagination, concentration, senses and emotions to ‘re-create’ – not ‘imitate’ – logical, believable…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge

  • bookdown

    Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown

    By Yihui Xie

    bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown presents a much easier way to write books and technical publications than traditional tools such as LaTeX and Word. The bookdown package inherits the simplicity of syntax and flexibility for data analysis from R Markdown, and extends…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

  • Physical Actor Training

    What Shall I Do with the Body They Gave Me?

    By Andrei Droznin

    If, as an actor, your body is your 'instrument' - and the only way you can express the internal impulses of the character you’re playing - what happens when the body-mind, ‘psychophysical’ connection is lost? Andrei Droznin, Russia's foremost teacher of physical actor training, calls this loss the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Movement

    Onstage and Off

    By Robert Barton, Barbara Sellers-Young

    Movement: Onstage and Off is the complete guide for actors to the most effective techniques for developing a fully expressive body. It is a comprehensive compilation of established fundamentals, a handbook for movement centered personal growth and a guide to helping actors and teachers make…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Intersecting Art and Technology in Practice

    Techne/Technique/Technology

    Edited by Camille C Baker, Kate Sicchio

    This book focuses on the artistic process, creativity and collaboration, and personal approaches to creation and ideation, in making digital and electronic technology-based art. Less interested in the outcome itself – the artefact, artwork or performance – contributors instead highlight the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design

    A Process Based Syllabus in Costumes, Scenery, and Lighting

    By Eric Appleton, Tracey Lyons

    Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design is a week-by-week guide that helps instructors who are new to teaching design, teaching outside of their fields of expertise, or looking for better ways to integrate and encourage non-designers in the design classroom. This book provides a syllabus to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Focal Press

  • Memos from a Theatre Lab

    Exploring what immersive theatre 'does'

    By Nandita Dinesh

    What does immersive theatre ‘do’?  By contrasting two specific performances on the same theme - one an 'immersive' experience and the other a more conventional theatrical production - Nandita Dinesh explores the different ways in which theatrical form impacts upon actors and audiences. An in-depth…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

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