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  • The Director's Toolkit

    By Robin Scraft

    The Director’s Toolkit is a comprehensive guide to the role of the theatrical director. Following the chronology of the directing process, the book discusses each stage in precise detail, considering the selection and analysis of the script, the audition process, casting, character development,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-25 
    Focal Press

  • Diverse Dramaturgy

    By Lydia Garcia, Philippa Kelly

    How does our response to race, gender, and physical limitation impact theater-making today? What kinds of biases block our capacity to explore and address these aspects of diversity? The ability to see, hear and assess in new and challenging ways is crucial to how we make theater, and central to…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Focus on Dramaturgy

  • Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do?

    Edited by Carl Lavery

    In comparison with Literary Studies and Media and Film Studies, the disciplines of Theatre and Performance, with their strong anthropocentric heritage, have been relatively slow in responding to such things as climate change or species extinction etc. However, in the wake of recent work on animals,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Focal Press

  • Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy

    Edited by Russell Ford

    The Western philosophical tradition shows a marked fondness for tragedy. From Plato and Aristotle, through German idealism, to contemporary reflections on the murderous violence of the twentieth century, philosophy has often looked to tragedy for resources to make suffering, grief, and death…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • 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 with a new preface and updated…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Joan Littlewood

    By Nadine Holdsworth

    Now re-issued, this book uses original archival material to consider Joan Littlewood and her company, 'Theatre Workshop'. Littlewood was a theatrical and cultural innovator whose contributions to theatre made a huge impact on the way theatre was generated, rehearsed and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Jacques Copeau

    By Mark Evans

    This book examines Jacques Copeau, a leading figure in the development of twentieth century theatre practice, a pioneer for work on actor-training, physical theatre and ensemble acting, and a key innovator in the movement to de-centralize theatre and culture to the regions. Presenting the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Mary Wigman

    By Mary Anne Santos Newhall

    A dancer, teacher and choreographer, Mary Wigman was a leading innovator in Expressionist dance. Her radical explorations of movement and dance theory are credited with expanding the scope of dance as a theatrical art in her native Germany and beyond. Now reissued, this book combines: a full…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo

    By Sondra Fraleigh, Tamah Nakamura

    Now re-issued, this compact book unravels the contribution of one of modern theatre’s most charismatic innovators. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo combines: • an account of the founding of Japanese butoh through the partnership of Hijikata and Ohno, extending to the larger story of butoh’s…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • The Odin Teatret Archives

    By Mirella Schino

    The Odin Teatret Archives presents collections from the archives of one of the foremost reference points in global theatre. Letters, notes, work diaries, articles, and a wealth of photographs all chart the daily activity that underpins the life of Odin Teatret, telling the adventurous, complex…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Performance as Research

    Knowledge, methods, impact

    Edited by Annette Arlander, Bruce Barton, Melanie Dreyer-Lude, Ben Spatz

    Practice as Research is characterised by an extraordinary elasticity and interdisciplinary drive. Performance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, Impact celebrates this energy, bringing together chapters from a wide range of disciplines and eight different countries. This volume focuses explicitly on…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Performing Interdisciplinarity

    Working Across Disciplinary Boundaries Through an Active Aesthetic

    Edited by Experience Bryon

    Performing Interdisciplinarity proposes new ways of engaging with performance as it crosses, collides with, integrates and/or disturbs other disciplinary concerns. From Activism and Political Philosophy to Cognitive Science and Forensics, each chapter explores the relationships between performance…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

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