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  1. A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting, 3e

    “Behind the creation of a lighting design” – A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting


    Light up your classroom or workshop with the new edition of
    A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting
    by Steven Shelley.

  2. The Craft of Comedy

    By Athene Seyler and Stephen Haggard

    'a work on the art and craft of comedy as important in its own way as works by Stanislavski and Chekhov' – Oxford Theatre Companion

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    Contemporary Mise en Scène - 20% Off in February

    Staging Theatre Today

    By Patrice Pavis
    Translated by Joel Anderson

    Contemporary Mise en Scène is Patrice Pavis’s masterful analysis of the role that staging has played in the creation and practice of theater throughout history.

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  4. Ensemble Theatre Making, Book Cover

    Ensemble Theatre Making: A Practical Guide

    A Practical Guide

    By Rose Burnett Bonczek and David Storck

    Now Available

    The first comprehensive diagnostic handbook for building, caring for, and maintaining an ensemble.

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  5. Now Available: Yevgeny Vakhtangov

    Yevgeny Vakhtangov was a pioneering theater artist who married Stanislavski’s demands for inner truth with a singular imaginative vision. Directly and indirectly, he is responsible for the making of our contemporary theater: that is Andrei Malaev-Babel’s argument in this, the first English-language monograph to consider Vakhtangov’s life and work as actor and director, teacher and theoretician. Read about this new title...

  6. Now Available: The Pina Bausch Sourcebook

    Pina Bausch’s work has had tremendous impact across the spectrum of late twentieth-century performance practice, helping to redefine the possibilities of what both dance and theater can be. This edited collection presents a compendium of source material and contextual essays that examine Pina Bausch's history, practice and legacy, and the development of Tanztheater as a new form. Read More...

  7. Now Available: Embodied Acting

    Embodied Acting is an essential, pragmatic intervention in the study of how recent discoveries within cognitive science can – and should – be applied to performance. For too long, a conceptual separation of mind and body has dominated actor training in the West. This revolutionary new volume explores the impact that a more holistic approach to the 'bodymind' can have on the acting process. Learn more..

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