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  1. Clowns

    In conversation with modern masters

    Edited by Ezra LeBank, David Bridel

    Clowns: In Conversation with Modern Masters is a groundbreaking collection of conversations with 20 of the greatest clowns on earth. In discussion with clown aficionados Ezra LeBank and David Bridel, these legends of comedy reveal the origins, inspirations, techniques, and philosophies that...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Provocation in Popular Culture

    By Bim Mason

    Provocation in Popular Culture is a study of provocative artists who use comedy and playfulness to subvert. Bim Mason draws on his decades of practice as a performer, director and teacher in the fields of street theatre and circus to inform his analysis of the work of key artists Leo Bassi, Sacha...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Acting Comedy

    Edited by Christopher Olsen

    Despite being roundly cited as much harder to perform than its dramatic counterpart, comic acting is traditionally seen as a performance genre that can’t be taught. At best it is often described as a skill that can only be learned ‘on the job’ through years of practice, or given to a performer...

    To Be Published September 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Stand-Up Comedy

    By Tim Miles

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

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Recently Published Books

  1. Creating Solo Performance
    By Sean Bruno, Luke Dixon
    Published August 27th 2014
  2. The Craft of Comedy
    By Athene Seyler, Stephen HaggardEdited by Robert Barton
    Published December 20th 2012
  3. On Humour
    By Simon Critchley
    Published May 30th 2002
  4. Zen and the Art of Stand-Up Comedy
    By Jay Sankey
    Published April 22nd 1998
  5. Ladies Laughing: Wit as Control in Contemporary American Women Writers
    By Barbara Levy
    Published November 12th 1997

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