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Routledge publishes quality textbooks in a variety of disciplines and course subjects. We are committed to providing course materials to instructors and students that are both engaging and innovative. You can learn more about our textbooks by viewing our featured selections below in Theatre & Performance Studies. You can also browse textbooks in all subjects or check out our companion websites.

Recent Textbooks Articles

  1. The Routledge Introduction to Theatre and Performance Studies

    The Routledge Introduction to Theatre and Performance Studies

    By Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Edited by Minou Arjomand and Ramona Mosse

    Is everything theater? Erika Fischer-Lichte's new introductory title explores the central concepts of theater and performance offering a broad guide to the study.

  2. Robert Cohen

    Featured Author - Robert Cohen


    Read our interview with author Robert Cohen, in which he reveals some interesting facts and background to his groundbreaking work in acting theory.

    Learn more about his latest book Acting Power: The 21st Century Edition.

  3. Directing in Musical Theatre

    Directing in Musical Theatre by Joe Deer


    What is a director’s job in a musical? And how do they begin to prepare for such a collaborative process?

    Want to know the key to creating a successful musical production? Then read on…

  4. Dance Medicine in Practice

    Endorsed by William Forsythe - Dance Medicine in Practice: Anatomy, Injury Prevention, Training

    Learn to understand the dancer’s body and dynamic alignment.

    The perfect textbook for students studying dance anatomy, kinesiology or dance health.

  5. Stanislavski: The Basics

    By Rose Whyman

    Series: The Basics

    Stanislavski: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the life, thought and impact of Konstantin Stanislavski.

    Read more...

  6. Theatre in Practice

    A Student's Handbook

    By Nick O'Brien and Annie Sutton

    Now Available

    Theatre in Practice provides students with all of the ‘must have’ Drama skills required for A-Level, International Baccalaureate, BTEC and beyond.

    Read more...

  7. New Edition: The Expressive Actor

    Order your complimentary exam copy today!

    Michael Lugering's The Expressive Actor presents a foundational, preparatory training method, using movement to unlock the entire acting process. Its action-based perspective integrates voice, movement and basic acting training into a unified approach. Learn more..

  8. Beyond Words: Movement Observation and Analysis, 2nd Edition

    Beyond Words presents a range of illuminating approaches to examining every day social interactions, to help the reader understand human movement in new ways. This fully-revised, extensively illustrated second edition includes a new introduction by the authors.
    Request your complimentary exam copy.

  9. Now available! Acting for Animators, 3rd Edition

    Ed Hooks' indispensable acting guidebook for animators has been fully updated and improved! Contact your Routledge Rep for more information.

  10. New for 2011: Choreographing Empathy

    "This is an urgently needed book – as the question of choreographing behavior enters into realms outside of the aesthetic domains of theatrical dance, Susan Foster writes a thoroughly compelling argument." – André Lepecki, New York University, US

    For more information, including an author bio and selected table of contents click here.

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