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The Senses in Performance

The Senses in Performance

Sally Banes, Andre Lepecki
December 13, 2006

This ground-breaking anthology is the first to be dedicated to assessing critically the role of the human sensorium in performance. Senses in Performance presents a multifaceted approach to the methodological, theoretical, practical and historical challenges facing the scholar and the artist....

Carnival: Culture in Action – The Trinidad Experience

Carnival: Culture in Action – The Trinidad Experience

Milla Cozart Riggio
October 14, 2004

This beautifully illustrated volume features work by leading writers and experts on carnival from around the world, and includes two stunning photo essays by acclaimed photographers Pablo Delano and Jeffrey Chock. Editor Milla Cozart Riggio presents a body of work that takes the reader on a...

Popular Theatre: A Sourcebook

Popular Theatre: A Sourcebook

Joel Schechter
November 28, 2002

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...

Re: Direction: A Theoretical and Practical Guide

Re: Direction: A Theoretical and Practical Guide

Gabrielle Cody, Rebecca Schneider
October 25, 2001

Re: Direction is an extraordinary resource for practitioners and students on directing. It provides a collection of ground-breaking interviews, primary sources and essays on 20th century directing theories and practices around the world. Helpfully organized into four key areas of the subject, the...

The Grotowski Sourcebook

The Grotowski Sourcebook

RICHARD SCHECHNER, Lisa Wolford Wylam
January 25, 2001

This acclaimed volume is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Jerzy Grotowski's long and multi-faceted career. It is essential reading for anyone interested in Grotowski's life and work.Edited by the two leading experts on Grotowski, the sourcebook features:*essays from the key...

Brecht Sourcebook

Brecht Sourcebook

Henry Bial, Carol Martin
December 16, 1999

Bertolt Brecht is one of the most prolific and influential writer-directors of the twentieth century. This fascinating anthology brings together in one volume many of the most important articles written about Brecht between 1957 and 1997. The collection explores a wide range of viewpoints about...

A Sourcebook on African-American Performance: Plays, People, Movements

A Sourcebook on African-American Performance: Plays, People, Movements

Annemarie Bean
April 29, 1999

A Sourcebook on African-American Performance is the first volume to consider African-American performance between and beyond the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and the New Black Renaissance of the 1990s.As with all titles in the Worlds of Performance series, the Sourcebook consists of classic...

A Sourcebook on Feminist Theatre and Performance: On and Beyond the Stage

A Sourcebook on Feminist Theatre and Performance: On and Beyond the Stage

Carol Martin
November 07, 1996

This work is a unique collection of key articles on feminist theatre and performance form The Drama Review (TDR). Carol Martin juxtaposes theory and practice to provide an exceptionally comprehensive overview of the development of feminist theatre. This outstanding collection includes key texts by...

Happenings and Other Acts

Happenings and Other Acts

Mariellen Sandford
February 23, 1995

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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