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Lighting Dance: A Study of Technical, Philosophical, and Psychological Shadows

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Lighting Dance: A Study of Technical, Philosophical, and Psychological Shadows...

Flaviana Xavier Antunes Sampaio

Performance art; Theatre: technical & background skills; Dance

Hardback

Lighting Dance pioneers the discussion of the ability of lighting design to foreground shadow in dance performances.<br /><br... [more]

$231.00

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Disappearing California C. 1970: Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, Jack Goldstein

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Disappearing California C. 1970: Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, Jack Goldstein...

Philipp Kaiser

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

Paperback

This insightful book explores the theme of disappearance in the 1970s performance art of Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, and Jack... [more]

$79.99

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An Introduction to Theatre, Performance and the Cognitive Sciences

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An Introduction to Theatre, Performance and the Cognitive Sciences

John Lutterbie (Stony Brook University, USA)

Performance art; Acting techniques

Hardback

This is the first textbook designed for students, practitioners and scholars of the performing arts who are curious about... [more]

$130.00

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Mummers' Plays Revisited

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Mummers' Plays Revisited

Peter Harrop

Performance art; Theatre Studies; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Peter Harrop offers a reappraisal of mummers' plays, which have long been regarded as a form of `folk' or `traditional' drama,... [more]

$242.00

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Expanding the Space for Improvisation Pedagogy in Music: A Transdisciplinary Approach

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Expanding the Space for Improvisation Pedagogy in Music: A Transdisciplinary...

Guro Gravem Johansen, Kari Holdhus, Christina Larsson, Una MacGlone

Performance art; Music; Teaching of a specific subject

Hardback

Expanding the Space for Improvisation Pedagogy in Music is a critical, research-based anthology exploring improvisation in... [more]

$242.00

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European Performative Theatre: The issues, problems and techniques of crucial masterpieces

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European Performative Theatre: The issues, problems and techniques of crucial...

Annamaria Cascetta

Performance art; Acting techniques; Theatre direction & production

Hardback

Performative theatre is one of the most important trends of our time. It is emblematic of the work of many European theatrical... [more]

$242.00

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Two Masterpieces of Kutiyattam: Mantrankam and Anguliyankam

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Two Masterpieces of Kutiyattam: Mantrankam and Anguliyankam

Elena Mucciarelli (Professor, Professor, University of Tubingen)

Performance art; Dance & Performing arts; Asian history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

This volume focuses on Mantrankam and Anguliyankam that are the two great masterpieces of Kutiyattam, one of India's oldest... [more]

$92.95

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Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances: Commit Yourself!

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Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances: Commit Yourself!

Doris Kolesch, Theresa Schutz, Sophie Nikoleit

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Psychology: emotions

Hardback

At present, we are witnessing a significant transformation of established forms of spectatorship in theatre, performance art... [more]

$242.00

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Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Playmakers and their Strategies

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Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Playmakers and their Strategies...

Nadia Therese van Pelt (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Medieval history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Hardback

Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe moves away from the customary conceptual framework that artificially separates `medieval'... [more]

$189.00

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New Music Theatre in Europe: Transformations between 1955-1975

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New Music Theatre in Europe: Transformations between 1955-1975

Robert Adlington

Performance art; 20th century & contemporary classical music

Hardback

Between 1955 and 1975 music theatre became a central preoccupation for European composers digesting the consequences of the... [more]

$242.00

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Music, Dance, Affect, and Emotions in Latin America

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Music, Dance, Affect, and Emotions in Latin America

Adriana Cerletti, Silvia Citro, Carlos Molinero, Ana Sabrina Mora

Performance art; History of the Americas

Paperback

This collection deals with various manifestations of Argentine music and dance and how they relate to affects, feelings, and... [more]

$69.00

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The Routledge Companion to Theatre of the Oppressed

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The Routledge Companion to Theatre of the Oppressed

Kelly Howe, Julian Boal, Jose Soeiro

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

This dynamic book offers a comprehensive companion to the theory and practice of Theatre of the Oppressed. Developed by Brazilian... [more]

$368.00

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Time and Performer Training

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Time and Performer Training

Mark Evans, Konstantinos Thomaidis (Exeter University, UK), Libby Worth (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)

Performance art; Acting techniques; Cultural studies

Hardback

Time and Performer Training addresses the importance and centrality of time and temporality to the practices, processes and... [more]

$231.00

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Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

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Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Amber Jamilla Musser

Theory of art; Installation art; Performance art; Gender studies: women; Sociology: sexual relations

Paperback

Reimagines black and brown sensuality to develop new modes of knowledge production In Sensual Excess, Amber Jamilla Musser... [more]

$54.99

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Real Theatre: Essays in Experience

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Real Theatre: Essays in Experience

Paul Rae (University of Melbourne)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Film theory & criticism; Musicals; Literary theory

Hardback

From forgetting lines to watching Phantom of the Opera, this book uses a range of musicals, plays and experimental performances... [more]

$136.95

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Incapacity and Theatricality: Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities

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Incapacity and Theatricality: Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving...

Tony McCaffrey

Performance art; Acting techniques; Theatre direction & production; Disability: social aspects; Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)

Hardback

Incapacity and Theatricality acknowledges the distinctive contribution to contemporary theatrical performance made by actors... [more]

$242.00

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The Routledge Dance Studies Reader

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The Routledge Dance Studies Reader

Jens Richard Giersdorf, Yutian Wong

Performance art; Dance

Hardback

Second edition published by Routledge 2010 --T.p. verso. [more]

$231.00

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Radical Doubt: The Joker System, after Boal

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Radical Doubt: The Joker System, after Boal

Mady Schutzman

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Cultural studies

Paperback

Radical Doubt investigates ethical play across a spectrum of performances, on and off the stage. In witty, recursive, personal,... [more]

$69.99

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Performing Endurance: Art and Politics since 1960

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Performing Endurance: Art and Politics since 1960

Lara Shalson (King's College London)

Theory of art; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Gender studies, gender groups; Political ideologies

Hardback

Offers a formal account and theory of endurance as a practice in performance art and protest. Discusses influential performances... [more]

$136.95

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The Cambridge History of Medieval Music 2 Volume Hardback Set

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The Cambridge History of Medieval Music 2 Volume Hardback Set

Mark Everist (University of Southampton), Thomas Forrest Kelly (Harvard University, Massachusetts)

Performance art; Theory of music & musicology; Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600); European history

Hardback

The only authoritative exploration of music in Western Europe during the medieval period for over a quarter-century, this... [more]

$327.00

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Rudolf Laban

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Rudolf Laban

Karen K. Bradley

Performance art; Dance

Hardback

Rudolf Laban was one of the leading dance theorists of the twentieth century. His work on dance analysis and notation raised... [more]

$231.00

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The Creative Critic: Writing as/about Practice

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The Creative Critic: Writing as/about Practice

Katja Hilevaara, Emily Orley

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Writing & editing guides

Paperback

As practitioner-researchers, how do we discuss and analyse our work without losing the creative drive that inspired us in... [more]

$62.99

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Radical Doubt: The Joker System, after Boal

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Radical Doubt: The Joker System, after Boal

Mady Schutzman

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Cultural studies

Hardback

Radical Doubt investigates ethical play across a spectrum of performances, on and off the stage. In witty, recursive, personal,... [more]

$231.00

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Bertolt Brecht

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Bertolt Brecht

Meg Mumford

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

Paperback

Bertolt Brecht is amongst the world's most profound contributors to the theory and practice of theatre. This book offers an... [more]

$44.99

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Excellences & Perfections

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Excellences & Perfections

Amalia Ulman

Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

This book presents the fiercely intelligent internet-based performance of artist Amalia Ulman, which she eventually revealed... [more]

$50.00

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