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Singularities: Dance in the Age of Performance

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Singularities: Dance in the Age of Performance

Andre Lepecki (Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, USA)

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Dance

Paperback

How does the production of performance engage with the fundamental issues... [more]

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From Boal to Jana Sanskriti: Practice and Principles

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From Boal to Jana Sanskriti: Practice and Principles

Sanjoy Ganguly

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)

Hardback

Jana Sanskriti is internationally recognised as the most iconic post-Boalian Theatre of the Oppressed operation in the world... [more]

$105.00

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New Performance/New Writing

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New Performance/New Writing

John Freeman

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Creative writing & creative writing guides

Paperback

Contemporary theatre is going through a period of unparalleled excitement... [more]

$57.95

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Performing in Comedy: A Student's Guide

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Performing in Comedy: A Student's Guide

Ian Wilkie (University of London Institute for Education)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

Paperback

Ian Wilkie contends that comic acting is a distinct art form, and as such demands a unique skillset. By exploring the ways... [more]

$69.99

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The Body in Performance

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The Body in Performance

Patrick Campbell

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

Hardback

This collection of specially commissioned essays from both academics and practitioners - in some cases one and the same person... [more]

$231.00

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Theatre and Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance

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Theatre and Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance

Alan Read, Myilibrary

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

Read examines the relationship between an ethics of performance, a politics of place and a poetics of the urban environment.... [more]

$231.00

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Lynn Hershman Leeson: Civic Radar

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Lynn Hershman Leeson: Civic Radar

Andreas Beitin, Pamela Lee, Peggy Phelan, Ruby Rich

Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

First comprehensive monograph of the international star of media art [more]

$80.00

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Stanislavsky and Yoga

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Stanislavsky and Yoga

Sergei Tcherkasski

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

Hardback

This book deals with one of the most important sources of the Stanislavsky System - Yoga, its practice and philosophy. Sergei... [more]

$152.00

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New Performance/New Writing

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New Performance/New Writing

John Freeman

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Creative writing & creative writing guides

Hardback

Contemporary theatre is going through a period of unparalleled excitement... [more]

$157.95

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Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed & Performed

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Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed & Performed

Georgina Guy (Royal Holloway University London, UK)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Museums & museology

Hardback

Examining the artistic, intellectual, and social life of performance, this book interrogates Theatre and Performance Studies... [more]

$252.00

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Performing in Comedy: A Student's Guide

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Performing in Comedy: A Student's Guide

Ian Wilkie (University of London Institute for Education)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

Hardback

Ian Wilkie contends that comic acting is a distinct art form, and as such demands a unique skillset. By exploring the ways... [more]

$221.00

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Acting in the Academy: The History of Professional Actor Training in US Higher Education

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Acting in the Academy: The History of Professional Actor Training in US...

Peter Zazzali (University of Kansas, USA)

Performance art; Acting techniques; Higher & further education, tertiary education

Hardback

There are over 150 BFA and MFA acting programs in the US today, nearly all of which claim to prepare students for theatre... [more]

$252.00

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Electoral Guerrilla Theatre: Radical Ridicule and Social Movements

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Electoral Guerrilla Theatre: Radical Ridicule and Social Movements

L. M. Bogad

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

This title explores the phenomenon of the satirical election campaign, aiming to offer an entertaining, enlightening and informative... [more]

$221.00

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Troubleyn/Laboratorium: Jan Fabre

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Troubleyn/Laboratorium: Jan Fabre

Sigrid Bousset, Katrien Bruyneel, Frank Peeters, Koen van Synghel, Jan Dekeyser

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

This handsome book peers into Troubleyn/Laboratorium, the workspace, collective art space, and creative incubator of Belgian... [more]

$79.99

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Marina Abramovic

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Marina Abramovic

Elizabeth Justin Clemens

Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Hardback

In this major exhibition at Mona, the world famous grandmother of performance art takes you through a 'private archaeology'... [more]

$65.00

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Bakhtin and Theatre: Dialogues with Stanislavski, Meyerhold and Grotowski

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Bakhtin and Theatre: Dialogues with Stanislavski, Meyerhold and Grotowski...

Dick McCaw

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Philosophy of language; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

Paperback

What did Bakhtin think about the theatre? That it was outdated? That is `stopped being a serious genre' after Shakespeare?... [more]

$81.99

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Adolphe Appia: Artist and Visionary of the Modern Theatre

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Adolphe Appia: Artist and Visionary of the Modern Theatre

Richard C. Beacham

Performance art; Acting techniques

Hardback

This account, analysis and critical evaluation of the work of Adolphe Appia (1862-1928) demonstrates how his far-sighted imagination... [more]

$231.00

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Provocation in Popular Culture

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Provocation in Popular Culture

Bim Mason

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Other performing arts

Paperback

What role can provocation play in the process of renewal, both of individuals and of societies? Provocation in Popular Culture... [more]

$69.99

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Village Song & Culture: A Study Based on the Blunt Collection of Song from Adderbury North Oxfordshire

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Village Song & Culture: A Study Based on the Blunt Collection of Song from...

Michael Pickering (Loughborough University, UK)

Performance art; Folk & traditional music; Popular culture

Hardback

Originally published in 1982. The songs on which this study is based were once vibrant in the throats and ears and minds of... [more]

$187.00

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Etienne Decroux and his Theatre Laboratory

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Etienne Decroux and his Theatre Laboratory

Marco de Marinis

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

Paperback

Etienne Decroux and His Theatre Laboratory is based on the long-awaited translation of Marco De Marinis' monumental work on... [more]

$50.99

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Etienne Decroux and his Theatre Laboratory

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Etienne Decroux and his Theatre Laboratory

Marco de Marinis

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

Hardback

Etienne Decroux and His Theatre Laboratory is based on the long-awaited translation of Marco De Marinis' monumental work on... [more]

$175.00

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Theatre as Sign System: A Semiotics of Text and Performance

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Theatre as Sign System: A Semiotics of Text and Performance

Elaine Aston, George Savona

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

A handbook explaining the relationship between the drama text and the theory and practice of drama in performance. It also... [more]

$231.00

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Nineteenth Century British Theatre

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Nineteenth Century British Theatre

Kenneth Richards, Peter Thomson

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

Originally published in 1971. Nineteenth-century theatre in England has been greatly neglected, although serious study would... [more]

$231.00

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Walking Sculpture 1967-2015

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Walking Sculpture 1967-2015

Lexi Lee Sullivan

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art

Hardback

Accompanies an exhibition presented at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, May 9- September 13, 2015. [more]

$45.99

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The Improvisation Studies Reader: Spontaneous Acts

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The Improvisation Studies Reader: Spontaneous Acts

Ajay Heble (University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada), Rebecca Caines (University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada)

Performance art; Acting techniques; Dance; Jazz

Paperback

Improvisation is a performance practice that animates and activates diverse energies of inspiration, critique, and invention.... [more]

$88.99

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