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  1. 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. 

  2. 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

  3. 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. 

  4. 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.
    Request your complimentary exam copy.

  5. 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.

  6. 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. 

  7. The Provocation of the Senses in Contemporary Theatre: Now in paperback

    Di Benedetto considers theatrical practice through the lens of contemporary neuroscientific discoveries in this provoking study, which lays the foundation for considering the physiological basis of the power of theater practice to affect human behavior. He presents a basic summary of the ways that the senses function in relation to cognitive science and physiology, offering an overview of dominant trends of discussion on the realm of the senses in performance.  

  8. Now available! Acting for Animators, 3rd Edition

    Ed Hooks' indispensable acting guidebook for animators has been fully updated and improved! Contact your Routledge Rep for more information.

  9. Routledge titles in Shakespeare

    Browse our extensive selection of Shakespeare titles. For more information, please contact your Marketing Manager, Joon Won Moon.

  10. Theatre Topics review of The Politics of American Actor Training

    Theatre Topics
    Volume 20, Number 2, September 2010
    E-ISSN: 1086-3346 Print ISSN: 1054-8378
    DOI: 10.1353/tt.2010.0102

    Reviewed by Steven Harrick, Bowling Green State University 

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