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  1. Performance Studies

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Richard Schechner

    The publication of Performance Studies: An Introduction was a defining moment for the field. Richard Schechner's pioneering textbook provides a lively and accessible overview of the full range of performance for undergraduates at all levels and beginning graduate students in performance studies,...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Acting Power

    The 21st Century Edition

    By Robert Cohen

    ‘Robert Cohen’s book, Acting Power, follows the tradition of his other book, Acting One, and has been the veritable bible for acting teachers for the last quarter century.’ – David Krasner, Emerson College ‘This book, above all else, is an attempt to explore the qualities of acting power.... to...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Casting Handbook

    For Film and Theatre Makers

    By Suzy Catliff, Jennifer Granville

    Casting is a crucial creative element of any production - and yet the craft and skills needed to put together a successful and exciting cast are often overlooked. The Casting Handbook explains the casting process from beginning to end and covers everything producers and directors needs to know – as...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Craft of Comedy

    By Athene Seyler, Stephen Haggard

    Edited by Robert Barton

    "a work on the art and craft of comedy as important in its own way as works by Stanislavski and Chekhov" – Oxford Theatre Companion In 1939, a young, inexperienced actor wrote to a famous actress of his acquaintance, asking for advice on playing comedy. She responded enthusiastically, and they...

    Published December 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Heart of Teaching

    Empowering Students in the Performing Arts

    By Stephen Wangh

    The Heart of Teaching is a book about teaching and learning in the performing arts. Its focus is on the inner dynamics of teaching: the processes by which teachers can promote—or undermine—creativity itself. It covers the many issues that teachers, directors and choreographers experience, from...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Stanislavski: The Basics

    By Rose Whyman

    Series: The Basics

    Stanislavski: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the life, thought and impact of Konstantin Stanislavski. Regarded by many as a great innovator of twentieth century theatre, this book examines Stanislavski's: life and the context of his writings major works in English translation...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Theatre in Practice

    A Student's Handbook

    By Nick O'Brien, Annie Sutton

    Theatre in Practice provides students with all of the ‘must have’ Drama skills required for A-Level, International Baccalaureate, BTEC and beyond. Practical, step-by-step exercises and diagrams give access to the key figures and processes central to drama, including: Stanislavski, Brecht, Lecoq...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Contemporary Mise en Scène

    Staging Theatre Today

    By Patrice Pavis

    ‘We have good reason to be wary of mise en scène, but that is all the more reason to question this wariness ... it seems that images from a performance come back to haunt us, as if to prolong and transform our experience as spectators, as if to force us to rethink the event, to return to...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Ensemble Theatre Making

    A Practical Guide

    By Rose Burnett Bonczek, David Storck

    Ensemble Theatre Making: A Practical Guide is the first comprehensive diagnostic handbook for building, caring for, and maintaining an ensemble. Successful ensembles don’t happen by chance; they must be created, nurtured, and maintained through specific actions. Achieving common goals in rehearsal...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Yevgeny Vakhtangov

    A Critical Portrait

    By Andrei Malaev-Babel

    Yevgeny Vakhtangov was a pioneering theatre artist who married Stanislavski’s demands for inner truth with a singular imaginative vision. Directly and indirectly, he is responsible for the making of our contemporary theatre: that is Andrei Malaev-Babel’s argument in this, the first English-language...

    Published October 3rd 2012 by Routledge