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  1. The Performance Studies Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Henry Bial, Sara Brady

    Since its first publication in 2002, The Performance Studies Reader has become the leading anthology of key writings on performance studies. Now in its third edition, it continues to offer an unparalleled selection of work by the foremost in this continually evolving field. These critical and...

    To Be Published July 30th 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. African Accents

    A workbook for actors

    By Beth McGuire

    This is a comprehensive workbook for actors, covering the key characteristics and profiles of a wide range of African accents and dialects. Its unique approach not only addresses the methods and processes by which to go about learning an accent, but also looks in detail at each example....

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Physical Theatres

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Murray, John Keefe

    Physical Theatres: A Critical Introduction (2nd edition) is the first account to provide a comprehensive overview of non-text-based theatre, from experimental dance to traditional mime. This book synthesises the history, theory and practice of physical theatre for students and performers, in what...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Musical Theatre Singer's Style Guide

    By Nathan Hurwitz

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  7. World Dance Cultures

    from Ritual to Spectacle

    By Patricia Beamann

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Performing in Comedy

    A Student's Guide

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge

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