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New and Published Books

  1. Hopes for Great Happenings (Routledge Revivals)

    Alternatives in Education and Theatre

    By Albert Hunt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When Albert Hunt joined the staff of the Regional College of Art, Bradford, in 1965, he found himself working mostly with ‘non-academic’ students on a fascinating range of games, projects and theatre events outside the main stream of exam-oriented education. In this title, first published in 1976,...

    Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Arden (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of His Plays

    By Albert Hunt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    John Arden was one of the major playwrights to have emerged during the 1950s, yet his work has arguably been misunderstood. In this book, first published in 1974, Albert Hunt’s primary concern is to relate the plays written by John Arden alone, as well as those written in collaboration with...

    Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Eighteenth-Century Theatre in Spain

    A Bibliography of Criticism and Documentation

    Edited by Philip B. Thomason, Ceri Byrne

    Previously published as a special issue of The Bulletin of Spanish Studies, The Eighteenth-Century Theatre in Spain is the second in a series of research bibliographies on the Theatre in Spain. Representing ten years of searches and compilation by its specialist authors, this volume draws...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Clowns

    In conversation with modern masters

    Edited by Ezra LeBank, David Bridel

    Clowns: In Conversation with Modern Masters is a groundbreaking collection of conversations with 20 of the greatest clowns on earth. In discussion with clown aficionados Ezra LeBank and David Bridel, these legends of comedy reveal the origins, inspirations, techniques, and philosophies that...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Stage Management

    10th Edition

    By Lawrence Stern, Alice R. O'Grady

    Revered as the authoritative resource for stage management, this text offers students a practical manual on how to stage manage in all theater environments. Rich with practical resources — checklists, diagrams, examples, forms and step-by-step directions — Stage Management eschews excessive...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Focal Press

  6. Dance Education around the World

    Perspectives on dance, young people and change

    Edited by Charlotte Svendler Nielsen, Stephanie Burridge

    Dance has the power to change the lives of young people. It is a force in shaping identity, affirming culture and exploring heritage in an increasingly borderless world. Creative and empowering pedagogies are driving curriculum development worldwide where the movement of peoples and cultures...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Performance and Phenomenology

    Traditions and Transformations

    Edited by Maaike Bleeker, Jon Foley Sherman, Eirini Nedelkopoulou

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book offers a timely discussion about the interventions and tensions between two contested and contentious fields, performance and phenomenology, with international case studies that map an emerging 21st century terrain of critical and performance practice. Building on the foundational texts...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Play Directing

    Analysis, Communication, and Style, 7th Edition

    By Francis Hodge, Michael McLain

    Play Directing describes the various roles a director plays, from selection and analysis of the play, to working with actors and designers to bring the production to life....

    Published April 20th 2015 by Focal Press

  9. Performing Kamishibai

    An Emerging New Literacy for a Global Audience

    By Tara McGowan

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Kamishibai (paper-theater), a Japanese picture-storytelling medium, is gaining global interest as we move from a text-based culture to one that emphasizes multiple semiotic systems and performance. This is the first volume to explore the potential of kamishibai as a dynamic "new" interactive medium...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Aesthetics of Absence

    Texts on Theatre

    By Heiner Goebbels

    Edited by Jane Collins, Nicole Gronemeyer

    Aesthetics of Absence presents a significant challenge to the many embedded assumptions and hierarchical structures that have become ‘naturalised’ in western theatre production. This is the first English translation of a new collection of writings and lectures by Heiner Goebbels, the renowned...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge