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Forthcoming Books

  1. Critical Live Art

    Contemporary Histories of Performance in the UK

    Edited by Dominic Johnson

    Live Art is a contested category, not least because of the historical, disciplinary and institutional ambiguities that the term often tends to conceal. Live Art can be usefully defined as a peculiarly British variation on particular legacies of cultural experimentation – a historically and...

    To Be Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Acting with Grotowski

    Theatre as a Field for Experiencing Life

    By ZBIGNIEW CYNKUTIS

    Edited by Paul Allain, Khalid Tyabji

    ‘Zbigniew Cynkutis’ writings constitute invaluable testimony of his work with Jerzy Grotowski during the ‘theatre of productions’ phase and beyond. Cynkutis’ insights elucidate aspects of the Laboratory Theatre’s praxis and provide a unique perspective on the questions most often asked about...

    To Be Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Art of Theatrical Design

    Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice

    By Kaoime Malloy

    The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice addresses the core principles that develop the student designer into a true artist, providing a foundation that ensures success with each production design. This text concentrates on the skills necessary to create...

    To Be Published October 13th 2014 by Focal Press

  4. Anton Chekhov at the Moscow Art Theatre

    Illustrations of the Original Productions

    Edited by and translated by Vera Gottlieb

    The Moscow Art Theatre is still recognized as having more impact on modern theatre than any company in the world. This lavishly illustrated and beautifully produced facsimile edition of a Russian journal from 1914 documents, photographically, the premieres of all of Anton Chekhov's plays produced...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Performance Studies Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Henry Bial, Sara Brady

    Now in its third edition, The Performance Studies Reader continues to offer an unparalleled selection of the key writings in its field. These critical and theoretical contributions are joined in this edition by 16 new chapters, bringing the collection up to date with current discourse and ideas,...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Grammar of Politics and Performance

    Edited by Shirin M Rai, Janelle Reinelt

    Series: Interventions

    This volume brings together important work at the intersection of politics and performance studies. While the languages of theatre and performance have long been deployed by other disciplines, these are seldom deployed seriously and pursued systematically to discover the actual nature of the...

    To Be Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Secrets of Screen Acting

    3rd Edition

    By Patrick Tucker

    When it was first published in 1993, Secrets of Screen Acting broke new ground in explaining how acting for the camera is different from acting on stage. Reaction time is altered, physical timing and placement are reconceived, and the proportions of the digital frame itself become the measure of...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Stanislavski in Practice

    Exercises for Students

    By Nick O'Brien

    Stanislavski in Practice is an unparalleled step-by-step guide to Stanislavski’s System. Author Nick O’Brien makes this cornerstone of acting accessible to teachers and students alike. This is an exercise book for students and a lesson planner for teachers on syllabi from Edexcel, WJEC and AQA to...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Singing and Acting Handbook

    Games and Exercises for the Performer, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas De Mallet Burgess, Nicholas Skilbeck

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Tales of the Flesh

    Modernsim and Performance Movement

    By Colin Counsell

    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 December 31st 2014 by Routledge