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  • The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos

    By Freddy Decreus

    Hardback – 2018-12-04 

  • Beijing Opera Costumes

    The Visual Communication of Character and Culture

    By Alexandra B Bonds

    Beijing Opera Costumes: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture illuminates the links between theatrical attire and social customs and aesthetics of China, covering both the theory and practice of stage dress. Distinguishing attributes include an introduction to the performance style, the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02 

  • Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

    By Maisha Akbar

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • "The Hamburg Dramaturgy" by G.E. Lessing

    A New and Complete Annotated English Translation

    Edited by Natalya Baldyga

    While 18th-century playwright and critic Gotthold Ephraim Lessing made numerous contributions in his lifetime to the theater, the text that best documents his dynamic and shifting views on dramatic theory is also that which continues to resonate with later generations – the Hamburg Dramaturgy (…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 

  • Stand-Up Comedy

    By Tim Miles

    This book sets out a fresh approach to stand-up comedy. By constructing a theoretical framework using laughter theory, phenomenology and contemporary performance theory, it provides not only a new analytical tool for this genre of performance, but also a means by which it can be understood,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 

  • The Physical Actor

    Contact Improvisation from Studio to Stage, 2nd Edition

    By Annie Loui

    The Physical Actor is a comprehensive book of exercises for actors. It is carefully designed for the development of a strong and flexible physical body able to move with ease through space and interact instinctively on-stage. Annie Loui draws on her training with Etienne Decroux, Carolyn Carlson,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-11 

  • Sarah Kane

    Queer desires and feminist continuums

    By Nina Kane

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 

  • Critical Approaches to TV and Film Set Design

    By Geraint D'Arcy

    The analysis of scenic design in film and television is often neglected, with visual design elements relegated to part of the mise-en-scene in cinema or simply as "wallpaper" in television. Critical Approaches to TV and Film Set Design, positions itself from the audience perspective to explore how…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 

  • New Dramaturgy

    By Mark Bly

    This book offers a series of dramaturgical writing strategies to help playwrights generate new work and give them unique tools for confronting and overcoming obstacles that playwrights face. Nine different exercises are accompanied by detailed descriptions, play examples from well known writers,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Focus on Dramaturgy

  • Sonorous Dramaturgy

    The Polyphony of Postdramatic Theatre

    By Kai-Chieh Tu

    Drawing upon miscellaneous theories from Eugenio Barba, Friedrich Nietzsche and contemporary sound studies, Sonorous Dramaturgy: The Polyphony of Postdramatic Theatre looks into emerging, cutting-edge theatre artists who employ musicality as the driving force behind their creativity. Celebrating…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Focus on Dramaturgy

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance, and Cognitive Science

    Edited by Rick Kemp, Bruce Mcconachie

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance, and Cognitive Science integrates key findings from the cognitive sciences (cognitive psychology, neuroscience, evolutionary studies, and relevant social sciences) with insights from theatre and performance studies. This rapidly expanding…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge Companions

  • The Theatre of Katie Mitchell

    By Tom Cornford, Ben Fowler, Janis Jeffries, Leo Warner, Kim Solga, Dan Rebellato, Alex Eagles

    Edited by Ben Fowler

    This first volume in the 4x45 series investigates the work of theatre director Katie Mitchell. Pausing to reconsider a career I -progress, it engages with some of Mitchell’s most recent work in the UK and Europe across theatre, opera, and live cinema. It also takes a longer view, considering the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20 

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