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  1. My Life in Art

    By Konstantin Stanislavski

    Konstantin Stanislavski was a Russian director who transformed theatre in the West with his contributions to the birth of Realist theatre and his unprecedented approach to teaching acting. He lived through extraordinary times and his unique contribution to the arts still endures in the twenty-first...

    Published February 7th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Susan Glaspell and Sophie Treadwell

    By Barbara Ozieblo, Jerry Dickey

    Series: Routledge Modern and Contemporary Dramatists

    Susan Glaspell and Sophie Treadwell presents critical introductions to two of the most significant American dramatists of the early twentieth century. Glaspell and Treadwell led American Theatre from outdated melodrama to the experimentation of great European playwrights like Ibsen, Strindberg and...

    Published January 30th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Physical Theatres: A Critical Reader

    Edited by John Keefe, Simon Murray

    Physical Theatres: A Critical Reader is an invaluable resource for students of physically orientated theatre and performance. This book aims to trace the roots and development of physicality in theatre by combining practical experience of the field with a strong historical and theoretical...

    Published November 7th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Theatre of Societas Raffaello Sanzio

    By Joe Kelleher, Nicholas Ridout, Claudia Castellucci, Chiara Guidi, Romeo Castellucci

    The Theatre of Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio chronicles four years in the life of an extraordinary Italian theatre company whose work is widely recognized as some of the most exciting theatre currently being made in Europe. In the first English-language book to document their work, company founders,...

    Published November 6th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Small Acts of Repair

    Performance, Ecology and Goat Island

    Edited by Stephen Bottoms, Matthew Goulish

    Goat Island are one of the world’s leading contemporary performance ensembles. Their intimate, low-tech, intensely physical performances represent a unique hybrid of strategies and techniques drawn from live art, experimental theatre and postmodern dance. Small Acts of Repair: Performance, Ecology...

    Published October 19th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Wooster Group Work Book

    Edited by Andrew Quick

    The Wooster Group has consistently challenged audiences and critics alike with their extraordinary performance works, many of which are now recognised as ‘classics’ of the contemporary stage. The Wooster Group Work Book accesses, often for the first time, the company’s rehearsal methods and...

    Published September 26th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Theatre of Movement and Gesture

    By Jacques Lecoq

    Published in France in 1987, this is the book in which Lecoq first set out his philosophy of human movement, and the way it takes expressive form in a wide range of different performance traditions. He traces the history of pantomime, sets out his definition of the components of the art of mime,...

    Published September 25th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Neil LaBute

    A Casebook

    By Gerald C. Wood

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    Neil LaBute: A Casebook is the first book to examine one of the most successful and controversial contemporary American playwrights and filmmakers. While he is most famous, and in some cases infamous, for his early films In the Company of Men and Your Friends and Neighbors, Labute is equally...

    Published September 11th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Theatres in Europe

    A Critical Companion

    Edited by Joe Kelleher, Nicholas Ridout

    Through specific examples, case studies and essays by specialist writers, academics, and a new generation of theatre researchers, this collection of specially commissioned essays looks at current theatre practices across Europe. From Théatre du Soleil to Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio, the authors...

    Published June 7th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Dodin and the Maly Drama Theatre

    Process to Performance

    By Maria Shevstova

    Including a foreword by Simon Callow, a dedicated admirer of the Maly, Dodin and the Maly Drama Theatre provides both a valuable methodological model for actor training and a unique insight into the journeys taken from studio to stage. This is the first ever full-length study of...

    Published February 26th 2004 by Routledge