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Recent Articles

  1. New Edition: The Expressive Actor

    Order your complimentary exam copy today!

    Michael Lugering's The Expressive Actor presents a foundational, preparatory training method, using movement to unlock the entire acting process. Its action-based perspective integrates voice, movement and basic acting training into a unified approach. Learn more..

  2. Stephen Di Benedetto, Author of the Month, March 2012

    Stephen Di Benedetto is currently an Associate Professor of Theatre History at the University of Miami. He has held teaching positions at the University of Houston; the Drama Studies Centre, University College Dublin, National University of Ireland; and at DePaul University. Among his other professional affiliations he was a convener of the Scenography Working group of the International Federation for Theatre Research, an artist board member of DiverseWorks Art House in Houston, a theater critic for Houston Free Press and Irish Theatre Magazine, and worked as a dramaturg at such places as Infernal Bridegroom Productions and The Connecticut Repertory Theatre.

  3. Shannon Jackson, Author Focus

    Shannon Jackson is the director of the Arts Research Center at University of California at Berkeley where she is also Professor of Rhetoric and of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies. Her award-winning previous publications include Professing Performance (2004) and Lines of Activity (2000). Request a complimentary exam copy of Social Works here

  4. The Varieties of Performance Experience

    Tuesday, January 24 at 7:00 PM: Routledge invites you to a special panel discussion with Social Works author Shannon Jackson at The Kitchen in New York City. For more information on this title, please click here.

  5. Gary Sloan, Author Focus

    In Rehearsal is a clear and accessible how-to approach to the rehearsal process. Author Gary Sloan brings more than thirty years' worth of acting experience to bear on the question of how to rehearse both as an individual actor and as part of the team of professionals that underpins any successful production. Interviews with acclaimed actors, directors, playwrights, and designers share a wealth of knowledge on dynamic collaboration. 

  6. Review of Shannon Jackson’s Social Works

    "Social Works takes an interdisciplinary look at the forms, goals, and histories of innovative social practice in contemporary performance and visual art. Shannon Jackson presents a range of case studies and contemporary methodologies to examine the fields for performative and visual art studies. The resulting analysis incorporates current political and aesthetic discourses as well as a practical understanding of social practice." 
    --Public Art Review, 2011, Issue 45

  7. Clare Finburgh, Author of the Month, December 2011

    Clare Finburgh is Senior Lecturer in Modern Drama at the University of Essex. She has published many articles on Genet, and a range of contemporary French and Francophone theater-makers including Valère Novarina, Noëlle Renaude and Kateb Yacine. 

  8. Beyond Words: Movement Observation and Analysis, 2nd Edition

    Beyond Words presents a range of illuminating approaches to examining every day social interactions, to help the reader understand human movement in new ways. This fully-revised, extensively illustrated second edition includes a new introduction by the authors.
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  9. Now available: Shakespeare, Theatre, and Time

    Through philosophical, historiographical, dramaturgical, and performative perspectives, author Matthew Wagner examines the ways in which theatrical activity generates a manifest presence of time, and he demonstrates Shakespeare’s acute awareness and manipulation of this phenomenon. Recommend this title to your librarian.

  10. Di Trevis, Author of the Month, November 2011

    Di Trevis has worked at the National Theatre, RSC, Almeida Theatre and the Royal Opera House. In 2001 she adapted, with Harold Pinter, Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past which transferred to the Olivier stage in 2002 and won an Olivier Award the same year. She has taught extensively in the UK, USA, France, Germany, Austria and Cuba. Between 2003 and 2007 she was Head of Directing at the Drama Centre in London. 

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