Modernsim and Performance Movement
Interest in performance movement, and specifically 'physical theatre', has never been greater, within the classroom, academy and theatre. But there is a remarkable absence of texts that subject the moving body to a fully analytical gaze. Tales of the Flesh, by Colin Counsell,...
To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge
An Introductory Coursebook
This revolutionary introductory performance studies coursebook brings together classic texts in critical theory and shows how these texts can be used in the analysis of performance. The editors put their texts to work in examining such key topics as: * decoding the sign * the politics of...
Published March 15th 2001 by Routledge
An Introduction to Twentieth-Century Theatre
Signs of Performance provides the beginning student with working examples of theatrical analysis. Its range covers the whole of twentieth century theatre, from Stanislavski to Brecht and Samuel Beckett to Robert Wilson. Colin Counsell takes an historical look at theatre as a cultural practice,...
Published April 11th 1996 by Routledge