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VIE FESTIVAL 13-25 ottobre 2015 - English version

by Emilia Romagna Teatro

VIE Festival was founded in 2005 with the goal of crossing the contemporary world, of intercepting new identities and subjectivities which stand out in the field of live performance. It takes place yearly every...


Children's Theater: A Paradigm, Primer, and Resource

by Kelly Eggers

This book introduces readers to the world of children's theater by highlighting one specific model, The Oyster River Players, a small children's theater company in New Hampshire. By exploring the history and...


The Vakhtangov Sourcebook

by Evgenii Vakhtangov & Andrei Malaev-Babel

Yevgeny Vakhtangov was the creator of Fantastic Realism, credited with reconciling Meyerhold's bold experiments with Stanislavski's naturalist technique. The Vakhtangov Sourcebook compiles new translations of...


Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals)

by John Elsom

This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics. The...


Entertainment Rigging for the 21st Century: Compilation of Work on Rigging Practices, Safety, and Related Topics

by Bill Sapsis

From the basics of physical forces and mathematical formulas to performer flying and stage automation, Entertainment Rigging for the 21st Century provides you with insider information into rigging systems and...


Open Book Theater Management: Ethical Theater Production

by Rafe Beckley

How to run a low/no budget theatre company or production, without losing either your integrity or your shirt.


Staging Scenes from the Operas of Mozart: A Guide for Teachers and Singers

by William Ferrara & Martha Ferrara

In Staging Scenes from the Operas of Mozart: A Guide for Teachers and Singers, opera director William Ferrara offers the perfect resource for the dramatic preparation of opera scenes for directors and student...


Shakespeare for American Actors and Directors

by Aaron Frankel

(Book). Fear grips many American actors and directors faced with the opportunity to perform Shakespeare live. The challenges of Elizabethan British speech patterns, the thought of using verse for hours, the...


A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting Third Edition

by Steven Louis Shelley

In the first edition of A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting, Steve Shelley cracked open his production book and showed how to prepare a lighting design and create the paperwork needed to mount a production.

In...


Mis-directing the Play: An Argument Against Contemporary Theatre

by Terry McCabe

Arguing for a radical reorganization of the stage director's view of his role, Terry McCabe challenges the notion that a play is the director's vehicle for self-expression. The idea of the director as centerpiece...


Hidden Territories: The Theatre of Gardzienice

by Cd-Rom Produced By Arts Archives, with Alison Hodge & Wlodzimierz Staniewski

Wlodzimierz Staniewski's group Gardzienice Theatre has established an unparalleled reputation for a sensual and complex performance aesthetic. The work is inspired by the expressive traditions of indigenous...


Theatre, Body and Pleasure

by Simon Shepherd

Breaking new ground in the study of performance theory, this maverick and powerful project from renowned Renaissance scholar and queer theorist Simon Shepherd presents a unique take on theory and the physical...


Stage Managing and Theatre Etiquette: A Basic Guide

by Linda Apperson

Here is a practical introduction to one of the most complex jobs in theatre. Linda Apperson clearly and concisely leads the reader through the procedures and responsibilities of stage management, from auditions...


Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance: Meetings with Remarkable Women

by Virginie Magnat

As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse...


Digital Technical Theater Simplified: High Tech Lighting, Audio, Video and More on a Low Budget

by Drew Campbell

The theater is in the midst of a digital revolution! This book provides readers with an easy-to-understand overview of the digital technology currently available for the stage. In clear language, Digital Technical...


Labyrinth 2: Plays by Don Nigro: 2001-2011

by Jim McGhee

This book provides a summary of the action of each script, characters required, costume, set, lighting, and sound requirements of the plays Don Nigro has written over the past ten years. Accounts of plays written...


The Director's Voice, Vol. 2

by Jason Loewith

Interviews with leading stage directors working in the American theater.


Jack Be Nimble

by Jack O'Brien

A warm, witty tell-all and history of American regional theater, from one of our best-loved directors

For Jack O'Brien, there's nothing like a first encounter with a great performer, nothing like the sound of...


Chekhov on Theatre

by Anton Chekhov, Stephen Mulrine & Jutta Hercher

(Book). Chekhov started writing about theatre in newspaper articles and in his own letters even before he began writing plays. Later, he wrote in detail about his own plays to his lifelong friend and mentor...


Musicals!: Directing School and Community Theatre

by Robert M. Boland & Paul M. Argentini

An illustrated sourcebook for total theatre training, emphasizing the director's role in the three main building blocks for mounting a performance: preparation, production, and performance. Boland and Argentini...