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Drama-based pedagogy
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Drama-based Pedagogy examines the mutually beneficial relationship between drama and education, championing the versatility of drama-based teaching an...
Walk through walls
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'Her bravest work of performance art to date . . . Rawly intimate' ObserverThis memoir spans Marina Abramovic's five decade career, and tells a life s...

The seagull
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This book is an insiders' account of the groundbreaking Moscow production of Chekhov's The Seagull directed by Anatoly Efros in 1966, which heralded a...
The serious guide to joke writing
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You hold in your hands the key to unlocking your inner comedy genius. This comprehensive joke writing masterclass has been devised for beginners and e...

Madness, art, and society
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How is madness experienced, treated, and represented? How might art think around - and beyond - psychiatric definitions of illness and wellbeing? Mad...
Hello stranger
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Hello Stranger is the new book by the theater group Motus, whose hybrid work has unleashed dramaturgy and artistic languages as well as produced new...

Creating solo performance
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Creating Solo Performance is an innovative toolbox of exercises and challenges focused on providing you - the performer - with engaging and inspiring...
Studio 54
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There has never been-and will never be-another nightclub to rival the sheer glamour, energy, and wild creativity that was Studio 54. Now, in the first...

Postdramatic theatre
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Newly adapted for the Anglophone reader, this is an excellent translation of Hans-Thies Lehmann's groundbreaking study of the new theatre forms that h...
Many moons
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Juniper is looking for love, Robert is trying to avoid it, Ollie doesn't know what it is and Meg has resigned herself to never having it. As these fou...

Social works
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'a game-changer, a must-read for scholars, students and artists alike' - Tom Finkelpearl At a time when art world critics and curators heavily debate ...
The actor training reader
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The Actor Training Reader is an invaluable resource for students and teachers of acting, offering access to a wide range of key texts that identify, e...

The creative critic
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As practitioner-researchers, how do we discuss and analyse our work without losing the creative drive that inspired us in the first place? Built aroun...
Hansel and Gretel
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Times are tough for the family in the woodThey'd eat like kings if only they couldBut hunger gnaws - famine stalks the landSomething quite wicked has ...

Art as social action
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Art as Social Action . . . is an essential guide to deepening social art practices and teaching them to students. -Laura Raicovich, president and ex...
William Kentridge
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South African artist William Kentridge's drawings, films, books, installations, and collaborations with opera and theater companies have established h...

Performing civility
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Although competitions in classical music have a long history, the number of contests has risen dramatically since the Second World War, all of them ai...
Certain fragments
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What is the relationship between performance and play? Between performance and technology? Between performance and death? Certain Fragments is an extr...

Robert Lepage
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Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the backgro...
Joseph Beuys
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Joseph Beuys is one of the most important and controversial German artists of the late twentieth century, an artist whose persona and art is so tightl...

Spielraum
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Spielraum is a publication about Jasmina Cibic's latest work, developed with the Ludwig Museum, Budapest; the International Centre of Graphic Arts, L...
Edward Albee's Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?
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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, the play is simply a l...

Performance now
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Performance Now charts the development of performance by visual artists across six continents since the turn of the 21st century. It reveals how live ...
All the things I lost in the flood
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An icon of performance art and the indie-music world, this is the first book on the artist's full career to date, as curated by the artist herself. ...

Applying performance
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This book draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community co...
New performance/new writing
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Contemporary theatre is going through a period of unparalleled excitement and challenge. Terms like 'postmodern' and 'postdramatic' have their own con...

Robert Wilson
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This book is a comprehensive study of the theatre work of Robert Wilson with some reference to his installations and design. The focus is Einstein on ...
Film stars don't die in Liverpool
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On 29 September 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed...

Alice in Wonderland and through the looking glass
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On a glorious summer's afternoon, young Alice happens upon a smartly dressed rabbit looking at his watch and muttering 'I'm too late!' This being an u...
Wild new territories
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Wild New Territories showcases new visual art, media, and performance works that explore the interplay between the urban and the wild. The book featu...

Painting the stage
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The evolution of the close bond between the visual arts and opera starting from the nineteenth century up to the early twenty-first century. The inte...
Pina Bausch
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This newly-updated second edition explores Pina Bausch's work and methods by combining interviews, first-hand accounts, and practical exercises from h...

Acting and its refusal in theatre and film
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Acting has traditionally been considered a form of pretending or falsehood, compared with the so-called reality or truth of everyday life. Yet in the ...
Performed ethnography and communication
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Performed Ethnography and Communication explores the relationships between these three key terms, addressing the impact of ethnography and communicat...

Ritual, performance and the senses
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Ritual has long been a central concept in anthropological theories of religious transmission. Ritual, Performance and the Senses offers a new understa...
Performance art
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This text is supplemented by a definitive account of the current technological, political and aesthetic shifts in performance art that mark its transition to the 21st century. New artists are shown in the context of previous innovators.

Film stars don't die in Liverpool
Our Price: £7.19
On 29 September 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed...
Reading contemporary performance
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As the nature of contemporary performance continues to expand into new forms, genres and media, it requires an increasingly diverse vocabulary. Readin...

Anna Halprin
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Anna Halprin traces the life's work of this radical dance-maker, documenting her early career as a modern dancer in the 1940s through to the developme...
Entangled
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How technologies, from the mechanical to the computational, have transformed artistic performance practices.This ambitious and comprehensive book expl...

Sondheim and Wheeler's Sweeney Todd
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Sweeney Todd, the gruesome tale of a murderous barber and his pastry chef accomplice, is unquestionably strange subject matter for the musical theatre...
Jerzy Grotowski's journeys to the East
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Jerzy Grotowski's Journeys to the East is an unusual collection of facts, quotations, and commentaries documenting the real and metaphorical journeys...

Digital performance
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The historical roots, key practitioners, and artistic, theoretical, and technological trends in the incorporation of new media into the performing art...
The life of P.T. Barnum
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HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.Meet the greatest entertainer of the 19th Century.In 1834, de...

Electoral guerilla theatre
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Praise for the First Edition: 'A major contribution to performance studies. If cynicism and political quietism have quelled your impulse to rage again...
The female body in the looking-glass
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In his theory of the 'mirror stage', the psychoanalyst and psychiatrist Jacques Lacan argued that the female body is defined by its lack of male attri...

A critical companion to Lynn Nottage
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A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage places this renowned, award-winning playwright's contribution to American theatre in scholarly context. The volum...
The KLF
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'By far the best book this year, brilliant, discursive and wise' BEN GOLDACRE. The strange tale of the death, life and legacy of the hugely successful...

Acting with Grotowski
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'Zbigniew Cynkutis' writings constitute invaluable testimony of his work with Jerzy Grotowski during the 'theatre of productions' phase and beyond. Cy...
Egghead
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Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, mostly absurd collection of poetry and essays from rising comedy star Bo Burnham.Bo Burnham was a teenager living ...