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  1. The Sound Handbook

    By Tim Crook

    Series: Media Practice

    'Tim Crook has written an important and much-needed book, and its arrival on our shelves has come at a highly appropriate time.' Professor Seán Street, Bournemouth University The Sound Handbook maps theoretical and practical connections between the creation and study of sound across the multi-media...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre

    By Scott Graham, Steven Hoggett

    Acclaimed by audiences and critics for their highly innovative and adventurous theatre, Frantic Assembly have created playful, intelligent and dynamic productions for over fourteen years. Written by artistic directors Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett, The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising...

    Published April 17th 2009 by Routledge

  5. On the Art of the Theatre

    By Edward Gordon Craig

    Edited by Franc Chamberlain

    Series: Routledge Theatre Classics

    First published in 1911, On the Art of the Theatre remains one of the seminal texts of theatre theory and practice. Actor, director, designer and pioneering theorist, Edward Gordon Craig was one of twentieth century theatre’s great modernisers. Here, he is eloquent and entertaining in...

    Published September 18th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Young People, New Theatre

    A Practical Guide to an Intercultural Process

    By Noël Greig

    Young People, New Theatre is a ‘how-to’ book; exploring and explaining the process of collaborating creatively with groups of young people across cultural divides. Organized into exercises, case studies and specific topics, this book plots a route for those wishing to put this kind of theatre into...

    Published June 26th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Making a Performance

    Devising Histories and Contemporary Practices

    By Emma Govan, Helen Nicholson, Katie Normington

    Making a Performance traces innovations in devised performance from early theatrical experiments in the twentieth-century to the radical performances of the twenty-first century. This introduction to the theory, history and practice of devised performance explores how performance-makers have built...

    Published May 15th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Commedia Dell'Arte

    A Handbook for Troupes

    By Oliver Crick, John Rudlin

    A companion to John Rudlin's best-selling Commedia dell'Arte: A Handbook for Actors, this book covers both the history and professional practice of commedia dell'arte companies from 1568 to the present day. Indispensable for both the beginner and the professional, it contains historical and...

    Published April 25th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Impro for Storytellers

    By Keith Johnstone

    Impro for Storytellers is the follow-up to Keith Johnstone's classic Impro, one of the best-selling books ever published on improvisation. Impro for Storytellers aims to take jealous and self-obsessed beginners and teach them to play games with good nature and to fail gracefully....

    Published June 24th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Devising Theatre

    A Practical and Theoretical Handbook

    By Alison Oddey

    Devising Theatre is a practical handbook that combines a critical analysis of contemporary devised theatre practice with descriptions of selected companies, and suggestions for any group devising theatre from scratch. It is the first book to propose a general theory of devised theatre. After...

    Published October 9th 1996 by Routledge

  11. Commedia Dell'Arte: An Actor's Handbook

    By John Rudlin

    There has been an enormous revival of interest in Commedia dell'arte. And it remians a central part of many drama school courses. In Commedia dell'arte in the Twentieth Century John Rublin first examines the orgins of this vital theatrical form and charts its recent revival through the work of...

    Published February 23rd 1994 by Routledge

  12. Impro

    Improvisation and the Theatre

    By Keith Johnstone

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 6th 1987 by Routledge