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  1. A Director Prepares

    Seven Essays on Art and Theatre

    By Anne Bogart

    A Director Prepares is a thought-provoking examination of the challenges of making theatre. In it, Anne Bogart speaks candidly and with wisdom of the courage required to create 'art with great presence'. Each chapter tackles one of the seven major areas Bogart has identified as both potential...

    Published May 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  2. Beyond Stanislavsky

    A Psycho-Physical Approach to Actor Training

    By Bella Merlin

    Beyond Stanislavsky takes the reader through a course in the new system, complete with exercises. Infused with the author's personal experience this is never a set of dry instructions, but a vital engagement with Stanislavsky's mature ideas on actor training....

    Published May 22nd 2001 by Routledge

  3. Commedia Dell'Arte

    A Handbook for Troupes

    By Oliver Crick, John Rudlin

    A companion to John Rudlin's best-selling Commedia dell'Arte: A Handbook for Actors, this book covers both the history and professional practice of commedia dell'arte companies from 1568 to the present day. Indispensable for both the beginner and the professional, it contains historical and...

    Published April 25th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Performance Analysis

    An Introductory Coursebook

    Edited by Colin Counsell, Laurie Wolf

    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 14th 2001 by Routledge

  5. The Body in Performance

    Edited by Patrick Campbell

    Lively yet intriguing, The Body in Performance is a varied collection of essays about this much-discussed area. Posing the question "Why this current preoccupation with the performed body?" the collection of specially commissioned essays from both academics and practitioners - in some cases one and...

    Published March 6th 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Grotowski Sourcebook

    Edited by RICHARD SCHECHNER, Lisa Wolford Wylam

    Series: Worlds of Performance

    This acclaimed volume is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Jerzy Grotowski's long and multi-faceted career. It is essential reading for anyone interested in Grotowski's life and work.Edited by the two leading experts on Grotowski, the sourcebook features:*essays from the key...

    Published January 24th 2001 by Routledge

  7. In the Company of Actors

    Reflections on the Craft of Acting

    By Carole Zucker

    In the Company of Actors is a wonderful ensemble of entertaining and illuminating discussions with sixteen of the most celebrated and prestigious actors in contemporary theatre, film and television. The impressive list of actors includes: Eileen Atkins, Alan Bates, Simon Callow, Judi Dench, Brenda...

    Published January 21st 2001 by Routledge

  8. Thinking Through the Arts

    By Wendy Schiller

    Thinking Through the Arts draws together a number of different approaches to teaching young children that combine the experience of thinking with the act of expression through art. Developed as an inclusive, broad-ranging and user-friendly text, Thinking Through the Arts presents the unique insight...

    Published December 20th 2000 by Routledge

  9. 39 Microlectures

    In Proximity of Performance

    By Matthew Goulish

    'A series of accidents has brought you this book. You may think of it not as a book, but as a library, an elevator, an amateur performance in a nearby theatre. Open it to the table of contents. Turn to the page that sounds the most interesting to you. Read a sentence or two. Repeat the process....

    Published August 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  10. Site-Specific Art

    Performance, Place and Documentation

    By Nick Kaye

    Site-Specific Art charts the development of an experimental art form in an experimental way. Nick Kaye traces the fascinating historical antecedents of today's installation and performance art, while also assembling a unique documentation of contemporary practice around the world. The book is...

    Published June 21st 2000 by Routledge