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  1. 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 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Exercises for Rebel Artists

    Radical Performance Pedagogy

    By Guillermo Gómez Peña, Roberto Sifuentes

    In Exercises for Rebel Artists, Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Roberto Sifuentes use their extensive teaching and performance experience with La Pocha Nostra to help students and practitioners to create ‘border art’. Designed to take readers right into the heart of radical performance, the authors use a...

    Published September 20th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Notes From An Odin Actress

    Stones of Water

    By Julia Varley

    ‘As an actress I sit, speak, run, sweat and, simultaneously, I represent someone who sits, speaks, runs and sweats. As an actress, I am both myself and the character I am playing. I exist in the concreteness of the performance and, at the same time, I need to be alive in the minds and senses of the...

    Published July 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  4. On the Art of the Theatre

    By Edward Gordon Craig

    Edited by Franc Chamberlain

    Series: Routledge Theatre Classics

    First published in 1911, On the Art of the Theatre remains one of the seminal texts of theatre theory and practice. Actor, director, designer and pioneering theorist, Edward Gordon Craig was one of twentieth century theatre’s great modernisers. Here, he is eloquent and entertaining in...

    Published September 19th 2008 by Routledge

  5. My Life in Art

    By Konstantin Stanislavski

    Konstantin Stanislavski was a Russian director who transformed theatre in the West with his contributions to the birth of Realist theatre and his unprecedented approach to teaching acting. He lived through extraordinary times and his unique contribution to the arts still endures in the twenty-first...

    Published February 7th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Encounters with Tadeusz Kantor

    By Krzysztof Miklaszewski

    Edited by George Hyde

    An invaluable collection of documents and discussions of the work of one of the most significant theatre practitioners of the last fifty years. This unique set of reminiscences, written by one of the actors who worked closely with Kantor over a long period of time, ranges from the anecdotal to the...

    Published September 30th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Death, The One and the Art of Theatre

    By Howard Barker

    Death, The One and the Art of Theatre is the latest collection of Barkers distinctive and revelatory philosophical musings on theatre. It is a stunning array of speculations, deductions, prose poems and poetic aperçus that casts a unique and unflinching light on the nature of tragedy, eroticism,...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Intercultural Performance Handbook

    By John Martin

    The Intercultural Performance Handbook opens up a new world of technique for performers. The first ever full-length, fully illustrated manual for practitioners, it provides:*a guide to the physical, vocal and improvisational dynamics drawn from world performance styles*a new vocabulary with which...

    Published October 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  9. A Director Prepares

    Seven Essays on Art and Theatre

    By Anne Bogart

    A Director Prepares is a thought-provoking examination of the challenges of making theatre. In it, Anne Bogart speaks candidly and with wisdom of the courage required to create 'art with great presence'. Each chapter tackles one of the seven major areas Bogart has identified as both potential...

    Published May 24th 2001 by Routledge

  10. 39 Microlectures

    In Proximity of Performance

    By Matthew Goulish

    'A series of accidents has brought you this book. You may think of it not as a book, but as a library, an elevator, an amateur performance in a nearby theatre. Open it to the table of contents. Turn to the page that sounds the most interesting to you. Read a sentence or two. Repeat the process....

    Published August 3rd 2000 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Arden (Routledge Revivals): A Study of His Plays
    By Albert Hunt
    To Be Published May 4th 2015
  2. Monologues for Actors of Color: Women, 2nd Edition
    Edited by Roberta Uno
    To Be Published September 15th 2015
  3. Active Analysis
    By Maria Knebel
    To Be Published December 15th 2015

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