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  • Performing Popular Music

    The Art of Creating Memorable and Successful Performances, 1st Edition

    By David Cashman, Waldo Garrido

    This book explores the fundamentals of popular music performance for students in contemporary music institutions. Drawing on the insights of performance practice research, it discusses the unwritten rules of performances in popular music, what it takes to create a memorable performance, and live…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Moving through Conflict

    Dance and Politcs in Israel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dina Roginsky, Henia Rottenberg

    Moving through Conflict: Dance and Politics in Israel proposes a framework for research and discussion of the changing nature of relations between Jews and Arabs as reflected in dance from the late 19th century Palestine until present-day Israel. Drawing on multiple disciplines, this book examines…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Theatrical Professoriate

    Contemporary Higher Education and Its Academic Dramas, 1st Edition

    By Emily Roxworthy

    This book argues that today’s professoriate has become increasingly theatrical, largely as a result of neoliberal policies in higher education, but also in response to an anti-intellectual scrutiny that has become pervasive throughout the Western world. The Theatrical Professoriate: Contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Embodiment and Disembodiment in Live Art

    From Grotowski to Hologram, 1st Edition

    By Ke Shi

    Liveness is a pivotal issue for performance theorists and artists. As live art covers both embodiment and disembodiment, many scholars have emphasized the former and interpreted the latter as the opposite side of liveness. In this book, the author demonstrates that disembodiment is also an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Creative Reflective Practitioner

    Research Through Making and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Linda Candy

    The Creative Reflective Practitioner explores reflective research and practice through the eyes of people with a whole-hearted commitment to creative work. It reveals what it means to be a creative reflective practitioner, whether working alone, in collaboration with others, with digital technology…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Pina Bausch’s Aggressive Tenderness

    Repurposing Theater through Dance, 1st Edition

    By Telory D. Arendell

    Pina Bausch’s Aggressive Tenderness: Repurposing Theater through Dance maps Bausch’s pieces alongside methodologies of key theater and film practitioners. This book includes discussion of a variety of Bausch pieces, including Sacre du Printemps (Rite of Spring 1975), Kontakthof (Meeting Place 1978…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage

    1st Edition

    By Eero Laine

    Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage examines professional wrestling as a century-old, theatrical form that spans from its local places of performance to circulate as a popular, global product. Professional wrestling has all the trappings of sport, but is, at its core, a theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • The Dancing God

    Staging Hindu Dance in Australia, 1st Edition

    By Amit Sarwal

    The Dancing God: Staging Hindu Dance in Australia charts the sensational and historic journey of de-provincialising and popularising Hindu dance in Australia. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, colonialism, orientalism and nationalism came together in various combinations to…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • A Concise Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    For a concise edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz selects entries from the 2018 third edition. Typically he provides intelligence unavailable anywhere else, no less in print than online, about a wealth…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Performing Arts Workforce

    1st Edition

    By Tobie S. Stein

    Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Performing Arts Workforce examines the systemic and institutional barriers and individual biases that continue to perpetuate a predominately White nonprofit performing arts workforce in the United States. Workforce diversity, for purposes of this book, is defined…

    Hardback – 2019-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Composing Processes and Artistic Agency

    Tacit Knowledge in Composing, 1st Edition

    By Tasos Zembylas, Martin Niederauer

    This monograph carries out an in-depth investigation into compositional processes, shedding new light on the components and conditions that constitute artistic agency. Artistic agency relies on the interlocking of such activities that emerge from various propositional and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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