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  1. 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 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Expressive Actor

    Integrated Voice, Movement and Acting Training

    By Michael Lugering

    "The study of acting should not begin with an exploration of feeling, perception, imagination, memories, intention, personalization, self-identification... or even performance—but physical action." Michael Lugering's The Expressive Actor presents a foundational, preparatory training method, using...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Embodied Acting

    What Neuroscience Tells Us About Performance

    By Rick Kemp

    ‘A focus on the body, its actions, and its cognitive mechanisms identifies ... foundational principles of activity that link the three elements of theatre; Story, Space, and Time. The three meet in, are defined by, and expressed through the actor’s body.’ – from the Introduction Embodied Acting...

    Published August 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies

    Edited by Bruce Henderson, Noam Ostrander

    This collection brings together scholarship and creative writing that brings together two of the most innovative fields to emerge from critical and cultural studies in the past few decades: Disability studies and performance studies. It draws on writings about such media as live performance...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge