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Tadeusz Kantor
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Noel Witts
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Tadeusz Kantor

Noel Witts


9780815364139

CRC Press Inc


Performance art;
Theatre direction & production


Hardback

152 pages

$231.00
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Tadeusz Kantor - a theoretician, director, innovator and painter famed for his very visual theatre style - was a key figure in European avant-garde theatre. He was also known for his challenging theatrical innovations, such as extending stages and the combination of mannequins with living actors. The book combines:

a detailed study of the historical context of Kantor's work an exploration of Kantor's own writings on his theatrical craft a stylistic analysis of the key works, including The Dead Class and Let the Artists Die, and their critical reception an examination of the practical exercises devised by Kantor.

As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners offer unbeatable value for today's student.

By:   Noel Witts
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 197mm,  Width: 133mm, 
Weight:   494g
ISBN:   9780815364139
ISBN 10:   081536413X
Series:   Routledge Performance Practitioners
Pages:   152
Publication Date:   August 2018
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

List of plates Acknowledgments 1. Biography and context 2. Key writings 3. Key performances 4. Practical exercises Afterword - Kantor: the legacy Appendix - Sites in Krakow relating to Tadeusz Kantor (1915-1990) Glossary of names and terms Bibliography Index

Noel Witts is Emeritus Professor of Performing Arts at Leeds Beckett University and a Professorial Fellow of Liverpool Hope University. He is co-author (with Mike Huxley) of The Twentieth Century Performance Reader, published by Routledge.

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