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Marina Abramovic

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Marina Abramovic

Mary Richards

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Paperback

Marina Abramovic is the creator of pioneering performance art which transcends the form's provocative origins. Her visceral... [more]

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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Michael Y. Bennett

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Educational material

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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? shocked audiences and critics alike with its assault on decorum. At base though,... [more]

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Walk Through Walls: A Memoir

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Walk Through Walls: A Memoir

Marina Abramovic

Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A celebrated performance artist details her life, from her dark childhood in postwar Yugoslavia and her formative relationships... [more]

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers...

Bree Hadley

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Disability: social aspects

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In Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers, Bree Hadley examines the performance practices... [more]

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Histories and Practices of Live Art

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Histories and Practices of Live Art

Deirdre Heddon, Jennie Klein

Art & Architecture; Performance art; Theatre Studies

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In this dynamic collection a team of experts map the development of Live Art culturally, thematically and historically. Supported... [more]

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Come from Away: Welcome to the Rock: An Inside Look at the Hit Musical

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Come from Away: Welcome to the Rock: An Inside Look at the Hit Musical

Irene Sankoff, David Hein

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Music; Musicals; Popular culture

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Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock - a fully illustrated companion volume to the hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical,... [more]

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Jerzy Grotowski

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Jerzy Grotowski

James Slowiak, Jairo Cuesta

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Acting techniques; Theatre direction & production

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Outlining Jerzy Grotowski's contributions to 20th century performance, this book demonstrates his significance and how his... [more]

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Towards a Theory of Mime

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Towards a Theory of Mime

Alexander Iliev

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Mime

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This book was originally published as volumes 1 and 2 (of 4) of Obshta teori'ia i praktika na pantominata (Sofia, Sonita &... [more]

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In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway's Hit Plays

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In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway's Hit Plays

Jordan Schildcrout

Performance art; Theatre Studies

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In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway's Hit Plays presents in-depth analysis of 15 plays that ran over 1,000 performances,... [more]

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Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics

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Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics

Troy Dobosiewicz

Performance art; Acting techniques

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Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics uses constructivist pedagogy to teach acting via Practical Aesthetics, a system... [more]

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Dance, Modernism, and Modernity

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Dance, Modernism, and Modernity

Ramsay Burt (De Montfort University, UK), Michael Huxley (De Montfort University, UK)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

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This collection of new essays explores connections between dance, modernism, and modernity by examining the ways in which... [more]

$69.99

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The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

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The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Teresa Brayshaw, Anna Fenemore, Noel Witts (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)

Performance art; Theatre Studies

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The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives... [more]

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In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway's Hit Plays

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In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway's Hit Plays

Jordan Schildcrout

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway's Hit Plays presents in-depth analysis of 15 plays that ran over 1,000 performances,... [more]

$231.00

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Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics

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Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics

Troy Dobosiewicz

Performance art; Acting techniques

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Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics uses constructivist pedagogy to teach acting via Practical Aesthetics, a system... [more]

$231.00

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Dramaturgy of Migration: Staging Multilingual Encounters in Contemporary Theatre

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Dramaturgy of Migration: Staging Multilingual Encounters in Contemporary...

Yana Meerzon, Katharina Pewny

Performance art; Theatre direction & production

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Dramaturgy of Migration: Staging Multilingual Encounters in Contemporary Theatre examines the function of dramaturgy and the... [more]

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Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

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Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

Maisha S. Akbar (Fort Valley State University, USA)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; History of the Americas; Feminism & feminist theory

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Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays examines several lynching plays to foreground black women's... [more]

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How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright's Works with Their Students

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How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How...

Sidney Homan

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Shakespeare studies & criticism; Teaching skills & techniques

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In How and Why We Teach Shakespeare, 19 distinguished college teachers and directors draw from their personal experiences... [more]

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Dance, Modernism, and Modernity

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Dance, Modernism, and Modernity

Ramsay Burt (De Montfort University, UK), Michael Huxley (De Montfort University, UK)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

Hardback

This collection of new essays explores connections between dance, modernism, and modernity by examining the ways in which... [more]

$231.00

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Real Animals on the Stage

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Real Animals on the Stage

Teresa Grant (University of Warwick, UK), Ignacio Ramos-Gay (University of Valencia, Spain), Claudia Alonso Recarte (University of Valencia, Spain)

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

Through a series of case studies, this book explores the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the... [more]

$252.00

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After the Long Silence: The Theater of Brazil's Post-Dictatorship Generation

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After the Long Silence: The Theater of Brazil's Post-Dictatorship Generation...

Claudia Tatinge Nascimento

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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After the Long Silence offers a ground-breaking, meticulously researched criticism of Brazilian contemporary performance created... [more]

$242.00

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Sophie Whettnall (at) Work

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Sophie Whettnall (at) Work

Marina Abramovic, Carine Fol, Scott Samuelson, Sophie Whettnall

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Paperback

This unconventional publication explores the process of making art through the work and studio practice of Sophie Whettnall... [more]

$92.99

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What is Scenography?

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What is Scenography?

Pamela Howard

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Paperback

Expands on the author's holistic analysis of scenography as comprising space, text, research, art, performers, directors and... [more]

$77.99

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None of Us is Yet a Robot: Five Performances on Gender Identity and the Politics of Transition

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None of Us is Yet a Robot: Five Performances on Gender Identity and the...

Emma Frankland (Author)

Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Gender studies: transsexuals & hermaphroditism

Paperback

Through a series of five performances, None of Us is Yet a Robot charts artist and performer Emma Frankland's gender transition... [more]

$27.99

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The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

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The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Teresa Brayshaw, Anna Fenemore, Noel Witts (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives... [more]

$231.00

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Identity and Diversity in New Music: The New Complexities

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Identity and Diversity in New Music: The New Complexities

Marilyn Nonken (New York University, USA)

Performance art; Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

Identity and Diversity in New Music: The New Complexities aims to enrich the discussion of how musicians and educators can... [more]

$94.99

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