The Routledge Theatre and Performance Studies Collection offers a unique selection of primary texts by renowned practitioners; ground-breaking research by leading scholars; innovative textbooks; and highly acclaimed practical handbooks. Texts include classics of actor training in brand new translations such as An Actor’s Work by Konstantin Stanislavski, as well as carefully crafted textbooks such as Physical Theatres: A Critical Introduction by Simon Murray and John Keefe, and significant contributions to contemporary theory such as Liveness by Philip Auslander. There are titles on experimental theater, virtual theater, dance, theater history, devising, applied theater, and many of the key names in theater from Shakespeare to Grotowski and beyond. You may select from 58 titles comprising 697 chapters to build the text suitable for your classroom needs.
Physical Theatres: A Critical Introduction is the first account to provide a comprehensive overview of non text-based theatre, from experimental dance to traditional mime. This book synthesizes the history, theory and practice of physical theatres for students and performers, in what is both a core...
Published November 11th 2007 by Routledge
Performance in a Mediatized Culture, 2nd Edition
Liveness: Performance in a Mediatized Culture addresses what may be the single most important question facing all kinds of performance today. What is the status of live performance in a culture dominated by mass media?
Since its first appearance, Philip Auslander's ground-breaking book has helped...
Published January 1st 2008 by Routledge
A Student's Diary
Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly revolutionized standards of acting in the theatre.
Published September 20th 2009 by Routledge