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  1. Jerzy Grotowski

    By James Slowiak, Jairo Cuesta

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    Written by two theatre professionals who worked intimately with Grotowski over the last twenty-five years of his life, this book fills a gap in the published writings about this master director and teacher. In this book, the writers demonstrate Grotowski’s significance and how his frank rhetoric,...

    Published March 6th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Jacques Copeau

    By Mark Evans

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    Part of our successful Routledge Performance Practitioners series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century, this book examines Jacques Copeau; a leading figure in the development of twentieth century theatre practice, a pioneer for work on actor-training,...

    Published July 27th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Joan Littlewood

    By Nadine Holdsworth

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    The only book currently available on Joan Littlewood and her company, 'Theatre Workshop', this book explores the background to, and the work of a major influence on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. Part of the successful Routledge Performance Practitioners series, this book uses...

    Published May 16th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo

    By Sondra Fraleigh, Tamah Nakamura

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    This compact, well-illustrated and clearly written book unravels the contribution of two of modern theatre’s most charismatic innovators. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo is the first book to combine: an account of the founding of Japanese butoh through the partnership of Hijikata and Ohno,...

    Published May 11th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Eugenio Barba

    By Jane Turner

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    This useful guidebook not only provides practical exercises for both students and teachers, but also offers an historical perspective on European and world theatre and charts exciting developments in theatre research Eugenio Barba is the first book to combine: *an overview of Barba's work and that...

    Published October 27th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Augusto Boal

    By Frances Babbage

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    The work of Augusto Boal has had a tremendous impact on contemporary theatre. This volume looks at the scope of Boal's career - from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his groundbreaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the Oppressed...

    Published October 6th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Anna Halprin

    By Libby Worth, Helen Poynor

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    This guidebook traces the life's work of radical dance-maker Anna Halprin, documenting her early career as a modern dancer in the 1940s through to the development of her groundbreaking approach to dance as an accessible and life-enhancing art form. Tracing the evolution of the San Francisco Dancers...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Konstantin Stanislavsky

    By Bella Merlin

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    This compact, well-illustrated and clearly written book offers an essential guide to the complex and contradictory nature of this master of theatre. Routledge Performance Practitioners are a series of introductory guides to key theatre-makers. These compact, well-illustrated and clearly written...

    Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Michael Chekhov

    By Franc Chamberlain

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    All books in the Routledge Performance Practitioners series are carefully designed to enable the reader to understand the work of a key practitioner. They provide the first step towards critical understanding and a springboard for further study for students on twentieth century, contemporary...

    Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Jacques Lecoq

    By Simon Murray

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    This text offers a concise guide to the teaching and philosophy of one of the most significant figures in twentieth century actor training. Lecoq's influence on the theatre of the latter half of the twentieth century cannot be overestimated. This is the first book to combine an historical...

    Published September 3rd 2003 by Routledge

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