Performance Genres Products

  • Punchdrunk

    Edited by Josephine Machon

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Alimentary Performances

    Mimesis, Theatricality and Cuisine

    By Kristin Hunt

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Choreographing Discourses

    A Mark Franko Reader

    By Mark Franko

    Edited by Alessandra Nicifero

    Paperback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Physical Dramaturgy

    Perspectives from the Field

    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 – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-18 
    Focal Press

  • The Routledge Companion to Adaptation

    Edited by Dennis Cutchins, Katja Krebs, Eckart Voigts

    The Routledge Companion to Adaptation offers a broad range of scholarship from this growing, interdisciplinary field. With a basis in source-oriented studies such as novel-to-stage and stage-to-film adaptations, this volume also seeks to highlight the new and innovative aspects of adaptation…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Benjamin Britten and Montagu Slater's Peter Grimes

    By Sam Kinchin-Smith

     ‘Who can turn skies back and begin again?’ -Peter   This book contends that Peter Grimes, widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential operas of the 20th century, is also one of the British theatre’s finest ‘lost’ plays. Seeking to liberate Britten and Slater’s work from the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-14 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • 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 – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

  • Performance as Research

    Knowledge, methods, impact

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

    Performance as Research (PAR) 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Performance: A Critical Introduction

    3rd Edition

    By Marvin Carlson

    Since its original publication in 1996, Marvin Carlson's Performance: A Critical Introduction has remained the definitive guide to understanding performance as a theatrical activity. It is an unparalleled exploration of the myriad ways in which performance has been interpreted, its importance to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

  • World Dance Cultures

    From Ritual to Spectacle

    By Patricia Leigh Beaman

    From healing, fertility and religious rituals, through theatrical entertainment, to death ceremonies and ancestor worship, World Dance Cultures introduces an extraordinary variety of dance forms practiced around the world. This highly illustrated textbook draws on wide-ranging historical…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare in Three Dimensions

    The Dramaturgy of Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet

    By Robert Blacker

    In Shakespeare in Three Dimensions, Robert Blacker asks us to set aside what we think we know about Shakespeare and rediscover his plays on the page, and as Shakespeare intended, in the rehearsal room and in performance. That process includes stripping away false traditions that have obscured his…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Focus on Dramaturgy

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