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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 43 new and published books in the subject of Directing — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Directing in Musical Theatre

    An Essential Guide

    By Joe Deer

    This comprehensive guide, from the author of Acting in Musical Theatre, will equip aspiring directors with all of the skills that they will need in order to guide a production from beginning to end. From the very first conception and collaborations with crew and cast, through rehearsals and...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. In Rehearsal

    In the World, in the Room, and On Your Own

    By Gary Sloan

    In Rehearsal is a clear and accessible how-to approach to the rehearsal process. Author Gary Sloan brings more than thirty years' worth of acting experience to bear on the question of how to rehearse both as an individual actor and as part of the team of professionals that underpins any...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Provocation of the Senses in Contemporary Theatre

    By Stephen Di Benedetto

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Di Benedetto considers theatrical practice through the lens of contemporary neuroscientific discoveries in this provoking study, which lays the foundation for considering the physiological basis of the power of theatre practice to affect human behavior. He presents a basic summary of the ways that...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Being a Director

    A Life in Theatre

    By Di Trevis

    Di Trevis is a world-renowned director, whose work with Britain’s National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, and directing productions worldwide, has deeply informed her knowledge of the director’s craft. In Being a Director, she draws on a wealth of first-hand experience to present an immersive...

    Published September 7th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Companion to Directors' Shakespeare

    Edited by John Russell Brown

    The Routledge Companion to Directors' Shakespeare is a major collaborative book about plays in performance. Thirty authoritative accounts describe in illuminating detail how some of theatre’s most talented directors have brought Shakespeare’s texts to the stage. Each chapter has a revealing story...

    Published April 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Contemporary European Theatre Directors

    Edited by Maria M. Delgado, Dan Rebellato

    'An invaluable book that we shall all be using for a long time to come' - Michael Billington Contemporary European Theatre Directors is an ambitious and unprecedented overview of many of the key directors working in European theatre over the past fifty years. It is a vivid account of the vast range...

    Published February 24th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Tadeusz Kantor

    By Noel Witts

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. Tadeusz Kantor was a key figure in European...

    Published November 25th 2009 by Routledge

  10. On Directing and Dramaturgy

    Burning the House

    By Eugenio Barba

    "A theatre which is able to speak to each spectator in a different and penetrating language is not a fantastic idea, nor a utopia. This is the theatre for which many of us, directors and leaders of groups, trained for a long time....." - from the Introduction On Directing is Eugenio Barba's...

    Published November 2nd 2009 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. How to Direct a Musical
    By David Young
    To Be Published April 28th 2015

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