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  • European Performative Theatre

    The issues, problems, and techniques of crucial masterpieces, 1st Edition

    By Annamaria Cascetta

    Performative theatre is one of the most important trends of our time. It is emblematic of the work of many European theatrical artists in the early twenty-first century.   Annamaria Cascetta does not propose a model or a historical overview, but rather strives to identify the salient features of a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Stage Directing

    A Guide to Creating and Managing a Positive Theatre Environment, 1st Edition

    By Jean Burgess

    Collaborative Stage Directing: A Guide to Creating and Managing a Positive Theatre Environment focuses on the director’s collaboration with actors and the creative team, and the importance of communication and leadership skills to create and manage a healthy working environment. Speaking directly…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge

  • A Theory of Dramaturgy

    1st Edition

    By Janek Szatkowski

    A Theory of Dramaturgy is the first text of its kind to define concepts and combine arguments into a coherent dramaturgical theory supported by an operative systems theory. This is a wide-ranging theory with historical and contemporary perspectives on dramaturgy, rather than a simply how-to book.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge

  • To Be A Playwright

    1st Edition

    By Janet Neipris

    Originally published in 2005, To Be A Playwright is an insightful and detailed guide to the craft of playwriting. Part memoir and part how-to guide, this useful book outlines the tools and techniques necessary to the aspiring playwright. Comprised of a collection of memoirs and lectures which blend…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Incapacity and Theatricality

    Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre

    Foreword by Ang Lee, 2nd Edition

    By Lenore DeKoven

    The second edition of this elegant and accessible primer offers a helpful reference and resource for directing actors in film, television, and theatre, useful to directors, actors, and writers. Combining underlying theory with dozens of exercises designed to reveal the actor's craft, Lenore DeKoven…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge

  • Directions for Directing

    Theatre and Method, 1st Edition

    By Avra Sidiropoulou

    Directions for Directing: Theatre and Method lays out contemporary concepts of directing practice and examines specific techniques of approaching scripts, actors, and the stage. Addressed to both young and experienced directors but also to the broader community of theatre practitioners, scholars,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • The Theatre of Katie Mitchell

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Fowler

    This first volume in the 4x45 series investigates the work of theatre director Katie Mitchell. Pausing to reconsider a career in 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 – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    4x45

  • The Seagull

    An Insiders’ Account of the Groundbreaking Moscow Production, 1st Edition

    By Anatoly Efros

    Edited by James Thomas

    This book is an insiders’ account of the groundbreaking Moscow production of Chekhov's The Seagull directed by Anatoly Efros in 1966, which heralded a paradigm shift in the interpretation and staging of Chekhov’s plays. It is a unique glimpse behind the curtain of the laboratory of new Russian…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • Physical Dramaturgy

    Perspectives from the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Bowditch, Jeff Casazza, Annette Thornton

    What is physical dramaturgy? While the traditional dramaturg shares research intellectually, the physical dramaturg does so viscerally and somatically. By combining elements of text, history, dramatic structure, and the author’s intent with movement analysis and physical theatre pedagogies, the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge

  • Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed

    A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare, 1st Edition

    By Bill Kincaid

      Shakespeare’s plays can be performed effectively without rehearsal, if all the actors understand a set of performance guidelines and put them into practice. In Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed: A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare, each chapter is devoted to a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Jerzy Grotowski

    1st Edition

    By James Slowiak, Jairo Cuesta

    Master director, teacher, and theorist, Jerzy Grotowski’s work extended well beyond the conventional limits of performance. Now revised and reissued, this book combines: ● an overview of Grotowski’s life and the distinct phases of his work ● an analysis of his key ideas ● a consideration of his…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

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