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John Ford Made Westerns
15.95 USD
ISBN: 9780253337986

Fresh perspectives on some of the most influential films of John Ford. The Western is arguably the most popular and enduring form in cinematic history, and the acknowledged master of that...» more details

Systems of Rehearsal
43.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415067843

The gap between theory and practice in rehearsal is wide. many actors and directors apply theories without fully understanding them, and most accounts of rehearsal techniques fail to put the methods...» more details

Site-Specific Art
52.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415185585

Site Specific Art charts the development of an experimental art form in an experimental way. Nick Kaye traces the fascinating historical antecedents of today's installation and performance art, while also assembling...» more details

Certain Fragments
55.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415173827

What is the relationship between performance and play? Between performance and technology? Between performance and death? Certain Fragments is an extraordinary exploration of what lies at the heart of contemporary theatre....» more details

Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebook
49.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415096195

Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebook is an inspired handbook of ideas and arguments on theatre. Richard Drain gathers together a uniquely wide ranging selection of original writings on theatre by its...» more details

From Acting to Performance
47.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415157865

From Acting to Performance collects for the first time major essays by performance theorist and critic Philip Auslander. Together these essays provide a survey of the changes in acting and performance...» more details

The Explicit Body in Performance
50.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415090254

The Explicit Body in Performance interrogates the avant garde precedents and theoretical terrain that combined to produce feminist performance art. Among the many artists discussed are: * Carolle Schneemann * Annie...» more details

Dance History
48.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415090308

Originally published in 1983 the first edition rapidly established itself as a core student text. Now fully revised and up dated it remains the only book to address the rationale, process,...» more details

Architecture, Actor and Audience
58.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415031837

Understanding the theatre space on both the practical and theoretical level is becoming increasingly important to people working in drama, in whatever capacity. Theatre architecture is one of the most vital...» more details

The Moscow Art Theatre
57.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415055987

Unprecedented in its comprehensiveness, The Moscow Art Theatre fills a large gap in our knowledge of Stanislavsky and his theatre. Worrall focuses in particular detail on four of The Moscow Art...» more details

From Petipa to Balanchine
59.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415092227

In this rich interdisciplinary study Tim Scholl provides a provocative and timely re evaluation of the development of ballet from the 1880s to the middle of the twentieth century. In the...» more details

Avant Garde Theatre
54.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415065177

Examining the development of avant garde theatre from its inception in the 1890s right up to the present day, Christopher Innes exposes a central paradox of modern theatre; that the motivating...» more details

The Stage and Social Struggle in Early Modern England
51.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415042581

The Stage and Social Struggle in Early Modern England is a ground breaking study of a controversial period of English literary, cultural, and political history. In language that is both lucid...» more details

At Work with Grotowski on Physical Actions
43.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415124911

`I consider this book a precious report that permits one to assimilate some of those simple and basic principles which the self taught at times come to know, yet only after...» more details

Towards a Third Theatre
51.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415127646

Eugenio Barba is one of Europe's leading theatre directors, at the forefront of experimental and group theatre for more than twenty years. Ian Watson provides the most comprehensive and systematic study...» more details

The Routledge Reader in Politics and Performance
48.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415174725

The Routledge Reader in Politics and Performance brings together for the first time a comprehensive collection of extracts from key writings on politics, ideology, and performance. Taking an interdisciplinary approach to...» more details

A Director Prepares
47.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415238311

A Director Prepares is a thought provoking examination of the challenges of making theatre. In it, Anne Bogart speaks candidly and with wisdom of the courage required to create 'art with...» more details

Science and the Stanislavsky Tradition of Acting
57.95 USD
ISBN: 9780415329071

Providing new insight into the well known tradition of acting, Science and the Stanislavsky Tradition of Acting is the first book to contextualise the Stanislavsky tradition with reference to parallel developments...» more details

27.22 USD
ISBN: 9781865089713

A generation of Australians have conquered Hollywood Boland and Bodey interview the A list to find out how they got there....» more details

John Ford's Stagecoach
25.99 USD
ISBN: 9780521793315

Offers a rich overview of this classic in essays by six leading film critics....» more details

Understanding Cinema
73.99 USD
ISBN: 9780521813280

First published in 2003, Understanding Cinema analyzes the moving imagery of film and television from a psychological perspective....» more details

Indelible Shadows
24.99 USD
ISBN: 9780521815635

Includes five additional chapters that cover recent trends, as well as rediscoveries of motion pictures....» more details

Film Structure and the Emotion System
19.99 USD
ISBN: 9780521817585

Synthesizes research on emotion in cognitive psychology and neurology to provide an understanding of how film evokes emotion....» more details

The Body Is a Clear Place
10.95 USD
ISBN: 9780871271662

The Body is a Clear Place is a collection of ten intelligent, lyrical essays that serve as a testament to Erick Hawkins' long career in dance. The last two essays were...» more details

The Dance Technique of Doris Humphrey
19.95 USD
ISBN: 9780916622077

The Dance Technique of Doris Humphrey and Its Creative Potential pays respect to the work of American modern dance pioneer Doris Humphrey. Her theories of movement, based upon the principles of...» more details

The Modern Dance
10.95 USD
ISBN: 9780871270016

John Martin, arguably the first modern dance critic in America and trail blazer for the art form's validity in the public sector, first published The Modern Dance in 1933 and claimed...» more details

Pre-Classic Dance Forms
10.95 USD
ISBN: 9780916622510

Pre Classic Dance Forms supplies its readers with complete historical descriptions of 16th and 17th century dances. For the student of music and dance, Horst offers a brief, readable introduction to...» more details

Elements of Classical Ballet Technique
9.95 USD
ISBN: 9780871270986

Elements of Classical Ballet Technique as Practiced in the School for the Dance Theatre of Harlem champions the rich heritage of American dance from Fanny Elssler's triumphs to the square dances...» more details

Modern Dance Techniques and Teaching
11.95 USD
ISBN: 9780871271099

Modern Dance Techniques and Teaching is truly one of a kind: it is the only book to be published documenting Martha Graham's movement philosophy, as recorded by two of Graham's original...» more details

The Dance in Theory
9.95 USD
ISBN: 9780916622909

Although originally published in 1965, this edition of The Dance in Theory was republished in 1989 as the same text with a new introduction by Jack Anderson. The Dance in Theory...» more details

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