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  1. Theatre and Boxing

    The Actor who Flies

    By Franco Ruffini

    Series: Routledge Icarus

    Theatre and Boxing focuses on a problem which is of paramount importance for any theatre practitioner and researcher: the actor’s believable body. This problem has been taken up by Stanislavski, Meyerhold, Artaud, Brecht, Decroux, Copeau, Grotowski, and many others. It is an essential hurdle for...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic

    Haptic Allegories

    By Kathleen Gough

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic advances an innovative and compelling approach to writing comparative studies of performance in transnational, intercultural relation to one another. Its chosen subject in this case is the cultural and political intersection of African and...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Eurasian Theatre

    Drama and Performance Between East and West from Classical Antiquity to the Present

    By Nicola Savarese

    Series: Routledge Icarus

    The distances that separate East from West – the two extremes of the Eurasian continent – are enormous. Yet, since ancient times, the people of Europe and Asia have tried to overcome this remoteness through a network of trade routes known as the Silk Road. The great migrations, the continuous...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Indian Folk Theatres

    By Julia Hollander

    Series: Theatres of the World

    Indian Folk Theatres is theatre anthropology as a lived experience, containing detailed accounts of recent folk theatre shows as well as historical and cultural context. It looks at folk theatre forms from three corners of the Indian subcontinent: Tamasha, song and dance entertainments from...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. A Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology

    The Secret Art of the Performer, 2nd Edition

    By Eugenio Barba, Nicola Savarese

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Eugenio Barba

    By Jane Turner

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    This useful guidebook not only provides practical exercises for both students and teachers, but also offers an historical perspective on European and world theatre and charts exciting developments in theatre research Eugenio Barba is the first book to combine: *an overview of Barba's work and that...

    Published October 27th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Popular Theatre

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Joel Schechter

    Series: Worlds of Performance

    Bertolt Brecht turned to cabaret; Ariane Mnouchkine went to the circus; Joan Littlewood wanted to open a palace of fun. These were a few of the directors who turned to popular theatre forms in the last century, and this sourcebook accounts for their attraction.Popular theatre forms introduced in...

    Published November 27th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Performer Training

    Developments Across Cultures

    Edited by Ian Watson

    Performer Training is an examination of how actors are trained in different cultures. Beginning with studies of mainstream training in countries such as Poland, Australia, Germany, and the United States, subsequent studies survey: · Some of Asia's traditional training methods and recent experiments...

    Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge

  10. The Paper Canoe

    A Guide to Theatre Anthropology

    By Eugenio Barba

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 14th 1994 by Routledge

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