Theatre Studies: The Basics
By Robert Leach
Published May 29th 2008 by Routledge – 198 pages
Series: The Basics
This is an essential read for anyone setting out to study the thrilling world of theatre for the first time. Introducing you to all the aspects of drama, theatre and performance you will be studying in your course, from the theoretical to the practical, Theatre Studies: The Basics will take you through such topics as:
Drawing on a wide range of examples, from Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus to Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s controversial Behzti, and including chapter summaries and pointers to further reading, Theatre Studies: The Basics has all you need to get your studies off to a flying start.
Dramatic Form Theatre History Drama in Performance Technical Considerations Directing the Play
Robert Leach is the Drama Pathway Leader at the University of Cumbria. He has published widely and his books include Makers of Modern Theatre (Routledge 2004) andTheatre Workshop: Joan Littlewood and the Making of Modern British Theatre (University of Exeter Press 2006)