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  • Incapacity and Theatricality

    Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities

    By Tony McCaffrey

    Incapacity and Theatricality acknowledges the distinctive contribution to contemporary theatrical performance made by actors with intellectual disabilities. It presents a close examination of certain key theatrical performances across a variety of different media, including John Cassavetes’ 1963…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • A Dictionary of American Avant Gardes

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 

  • Choreographing Discourses

    A Mark Franko Reader

    By Mark Franko

    Edited by Alessandra Nicifero

    Choreographing Discourses brings together essays originally published by Mark Franko between 1996 and the contemporary moment. Assembling these essays from international, sometimes un-translated sources, and curating their relationship to a rapidly-changing field, this Reader offers an important…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 

  • A Dictionary of the Avant Gardes

    Concise edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 

  • Auditioning for Musical Theatre

    By Denny Berry

    Auditioning for Musical Theatre demystifies the process of giving the best possible professional audition for a role in a musical. It is the result of Denny Berry’s own experience, sitting ‘behind the audition desk’ for 30 years of professional Broadway auditions, as well as teaching newcomers and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18 

  • Performing Arts in Transition

    Moving between Media

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Katharina Schmidt, Cornelia Schmitz

    Performing artists – especially from dance and performance art, as well as opera – are involved to an increasing degree in the transfer between different media, not only in their productions but also the events, materials, and documents that surround them. At the same time, the focus on that which…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Punchdrunk Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Josephine Machon

    The authorised Punchdrunk Encyclopaedia is the definitive book on the company’s work to date, marking eighteen years of Punchdrunk’s existence. It provides the first full-scale, historical account of one of the world’s foremost immersive theatre companies, drawn from unrivalled access to the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 

  • The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance

    Edited by Kathy A. Perkins, Sandra L. Richards, Renee Alexander Craft, Thomas F. DeFrantz

    The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance is an outstanding collection of specially written essays that charts the emergence, development, and diversity of African American Theatre and Performance – from 19th century African Grove Theatre to Afro-Futurism. Alongside…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge Companions

  • Digital Design for Custom Textiles

    Patterns as Narration for Stage and Film

    By Amber Marisa Cook

    Digital Design for Custom Textiles: Patterns as Narration for Stage and Film is a beginner's guide for creating custom textile patterns for performing arts production, with an emphasis on storytelling through design using hand and digital design techniques. The book offers essential information for…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05 

  • The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos

    By Freddy Decreus

    The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos outlines the story of the Athenian based Attis Theatre and the way its founder and director, Theodoros Terzopoulos, introduced bio-energetic presences of the body on the stage, in an attempt to redefine and reappraise what it means today not only to have…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04 

  • The Actor and the Character

    Explorations in the Psychology of Transformative Acting

    By Vladimir Mirodan

    Transformative acting remains the aspiration of many an emerging actor, and constitutes the achievement of some of the most acclaimed performances of our age: Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln, Meryl Streep as Mrs Thatcher, Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter – the list is extensive, and we all have our…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22 

  • A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Now for its third edition, more than a quarter-century later, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz returns to his favorite subject: the avant-garde in all the arts. Rewriting earlier entries, adding hundreds of new ones, he provides intelligence and information…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19 

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