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10 Featured Books for Theatre and Performance in 2010

Browse some of our featured books. To find more, visit our 2010 Theatre catalog online.

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  1. What is Scenography?

    2nd Edition

    By Pamela Howard, Pamela Howard

    "Pamela Howard’s ground-breaking What is Scenography? was the first book to set out the bold new approaches to designing and directing for theatre which had dazzled audiences in Europe during the previous decades. It did us all a service by enriching the scope of how we understand the aesthetics of...

    Published July 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Artist's Mind

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Creativity, Modern Art and Modern Artists

    By George Hagman

    For the past century psychoanalysts have attempted to understand the psychology of art, artists and aesthetic experience. This book examines how contemporary psychoanalytic theory provides insight into understanding the psychological sources of creativity, Modern Art and modern artists. The Artist...

    Published June 15th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary European Theatre Directors

    Edited by Maria M. Delgado, Dan Rebellato

    'An invaluable book that we shall all be using for a long time to come' - Michael Billington Contemporary European Theatre Directors is an ambitious and unprecedented overview of many of the key directors working in European theatre over the past fifty years. It is a vivid account of the vast range...

    Published February 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Acting in Musical Theatre

    A Comprehensive Course

    By Joe Deer, Rocco Dal Vera

    Acting in Musical Theatre is the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It is the first to combine acting, singing and dancing into a comprehensive guide, combining what have previously been treated as three separate disciplines. This book contains fundamental skills for novice...

    Published May 8th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Essential Acting

    A Practical Handbook for Actors, Teachers and Directors

    By Brigid Panet

    HOW DO ACTORS FUSE THOUGHT, EMOTION and ACTION WITHIN THEIR CREATIVE PROCESS? Essential Acting is an inspired and reliable toolbox for actors and teachers in the classroom, the rehearsal room and the workshop. RADA’s Brigid Panet has distilled 50 years of acting, directing and actor training into...

    Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Style For Actors 2nd Edition

    A Handbook for Moving Beyond Realism

    By Robert Barton

    "Style is a journey from tourist to native. It is living in the world of the play, not just visiting it." - from Chapter One Anyone who has ever struggled with capes, fans, swords, doublets and crinolines should make Style for Actors 2nd Edition their constant companion. Robert Barton has...

    Published September 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Applied Theatre Reader

    Edited by Tim Prentki, Sheila Preston

    The Applied Theatre Reader is the first book to bring together new case studies of practice by leading practitioners and academics in the field and beyond, with classic source texts from writers such as Noam Chomsky, bell hooks, Mikhail Bakhtin, Augusto Boal, and Chantal Mouffe. This book divides...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Actor Training

    2nd Edition

    By Alison Hodge

    Actor Training expands on Alison Hodge’s highly-acclaimed and best-selling Twentieth Century Actor Training. This exciting second edition radically updates the original book making it even more valuable for any student of the history and practice of actor training. The bibliography is brought right...

    Published January 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Theatre Histories

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Phillip B. Zarrilli, Bruce McConachie, Gary Jay Williams, Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei

    This new edition of the innovative and widely acclaimed Theatre Histories: An Introduction offers overviews of theatre and drama in many world cultures and periods together with case studies demonstrating the methods and interpretive approaches used by today's theatre...

    Published January 4th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Theatre and Performance Design

    A Reader in Scenography

    By Jane Collins, Andrew Nisbet

    Theatre and Performance Design: A Reader in Scenography is an essential resource for those interested in the visual composition of performance and related scenographic practices. Theatre and performance studies, cultural theory, fine art, philosophy and the social sciences are brought...

    Published March 22nd 2010 by Routledge