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

by Kelly Eggers & Walter 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...


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...


A Primer in Theatre History: From the Greeks to the Spanish Golden Age

by William Grange

Grange covers productions, theories, innovations, and plays from ancient Greece to the Spanish Golden Age. It does not read like a scholarly tome as its chapters allow the uninitiated reader access to well-researched...


Movement: From Person to Actor to Character

by Theresa Mitchell

This guide for actors concisely collects many common movement principles such as use of breath, alignment, relaxation, imagery, and surroundings.


Staging the Spanish Golden Age

by Kathleen Jeffs

In this volume, Kathleen Jeffs draws on first-hand experience of the Royal Shakespeare Company's rehearsal room for the 2004-05 Spanish Golden Age season to put forth a collaborative model for translating, rehearsing,...


Seven Pillars Acting

by Sonya Cooke

Cutting-edge, comprehensive, and effective, Seven Pillars Acting empowers the actor to transform into character with ease and authenticity. Inspired by the great acting teachers of the last century, Seven Pillars...


Stage Matters

by Rhonda Knight, Annalisa Castaldo, Stephen Purcell & Catherine Loomis et al.

The collection, edited by Annalisa Castaldo and Rhonda Knight, features essays by scholars interested in exploring how the material culture of sixteenth and early seventeenth English theatrical culture influenced...


The Stagecraft Handbook

by Daniel Ionazzi

Get the complete, illustrated guide to scenery construction

Using nails and wood, fabric and paint, hardware and rigging, you create an illusion. You build the make-believe world of the play.

Now you have a...


Bernard Shaw in Brazil

by Rosalie Rahal Haddad

In 1927, the first production of Pygmalion was staged in Brazil. At the time, over 65 per cent of the adult Brazilian population was illiterate, which makes it all the more surprising that directors and producers...


The Stage Management Handbook

by Daniel Ionazzi

The stage manager is the renaissance man of the theater. He or she must have a working knowledge of how the various technical aspects of the theater work (scenery, props, costumes, lights and sound), be part...


Stage Management

by Gail Pallin

The highly successful "Bible for any stage manager", now in a revised and updated edition.

The stage manager is at the core of every successful theatre production. He or she organises, manages and runs rehearsals...


VIE Festival 14 - 22 october 2017

by Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione

VIE Festival inaugurated in 2005 as an attempt to experience contemporary times, discover new identities and individuals in the world of live performance. It is an annual event held in the month of October in...


The Nervous Stage

by Matthew Wilson Smith

Nineteenth-century investigations into the nervous system produced extraordinary discoveries that changed ways of thinking far beyond the scientific community. Over the course of the century, scientists began...


The Sensible Stage

by Bridget Crone

The Sensible Stage is a collection of essays exploring the use of live performance and moving image in contemporary art practice. It engages with a global phenomenon in which elements from theatre and cinema...


Breaking the Rules: The Wooster Group

by David Savran & Peter Sellars

Through interviews and descriptions of methodology, Breaking the Rules captures the essence of major works by the internationally acclaimed avant-garde company.


Culture Clash in AmeriCCa

by Culture Clash

Who needs CNN when we have Culture Clash? --Steve Winn, S. F. Chronicle


The Viewpoints Book: A Practical Guide to Viewpoints and Composition

by Anne Bogart & Tina Landau

First major exploration of a ground-breaking new technique for actors and theatre artists.


Culture Clash: Life, Death and Revolutionary Comedy

by Culture Clash

First collection from the Latino/Chicano trio Culture Clash.


The Presence of the Actor

by Joseph Chaikin

Chaikin, who directed the celebrated Open Theater in the '60s, kindled an emphasis on communal playmaking whose impact is still evident today. This conversational review of his efforts details his methods and...


The American Theatre Reader

by Staff of American Theatre Magazine

In celebration of American Theatre’s twenty-fifth anniversary, the editors of the nation’s leading theater magazine have chosen their best essays and interviews to provide an intimate look at the people,...