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Staging Scenes from the Operas of Mozart

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...

Labyrinth 2

by Jim McGhee

Labyrinth 2 provides a taxonomy of the plays Don Nigro has written over the past ten years. For those interested in producing Nigro’s work, this book provides a summary of the action of each script, characters...


by Robert M. Boland & Paul M. Argentini

Musicals! is 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...

40 Questions of One Role

by Jurij Alschitz, Vadim Brodski, Michael Smith & Christine Schmalor

A method of questions? A question of method. Alongside any method proposed in this book, the whole system of theatre only makes sense if it is understood creatively, not dogmatically. You can expect to find...

The Vertical of the Role

by Jurij Alschitz, Natalia Isaeva, Hugh Rorrison & Christine Schmalor

Today?s actors must be able to perform as soloists in the worlds of theatre and film. The technique of the ?Vertical of the Role? enables actors to develop their independence and autonomy when analyzing their...


by Gerhard Jörder & Thomas Ostermeier

Thomas Ostermeier is one of the best-known European theatre makers and is regarded by many as "the face of modern German theatre" (DIE ZEIT). His major Ibsen productions and his "Hamlet", starring Lars Eidinger...

The Art of Dialogue

by Jurij Alschitz, Vadim Brodsky, Noah Birksted-Breen & Christine Schmalor

The Art of Dialogue The actor?s profession is, first and foremost, an open system of communication in an endless dialogue with his character, with his partner, with the director, with the spectators, with the...

Supraconscious—The Genius Within You

by Maria Olon Tsaroucha

This book is the core textbook of a quantum science of acting on stage and in life. At a time when the arts and sciences converge more than ever, PAD speaks about a contemporary, tangible meta-physics, fusing...

A New Corpus Christi

by Norman A. Bert

In the tradition of the medieval cycle plays performed for education, enrichment, and entertainment, A New Corpus Christi: Plays for Churches presents 25 short plays and skits with one or two scripts for each...

Playwriting in Schools

by John Newman

John Newman invites teachers to take their students on a playwriting voyage in Playwriting in Schools. The book examines how students who learn to write plays and work with a professional playwright in residence...

All Quiet on the West End Front

by William Rycroft

War Horse is the most successful show in the National Theatre?s history. After two seasons at the NT it transferred to London?s West End and it was here that William Rycroft joined the company for what he thought...

Australian Theatre, Modernism and Patrick White

by Denise Varney & Sandra D'Urso

In the early 1960s the board of governors of the Adelaide Festival of Arts in Australia rejected two Patrick White plays, The Ham Funeral in 1962 and Night on Bald Mountain in 1964. Australian Theatre, Modernism...

Thinking Shakespeare (Revised Edition)

by Barry Edelstein

Thinking Shakespeare gives theater artists practical advice about how to make Shakespeare?s words feel spontaneous, passionate, and real. Based on Barry Edelstein?s thirty-year career directing Shakespeare?s...

Performing Trauma in Central Africa

by Laura Edmondson

What are the stakes of cultural production in a time of war? How is artistic expression prone to manipulation by the state and international humanitarian organizations? In the charged political terrain of post-genocide...

The Second Birth of Theatre

by Miroslaw Kocur

This book presents a new approach to early English theatre by exposing a genuine relationship between monastic performances and theatricality. It argues that modern theatre was reinvented in Anglo-Saxon monasteries...

Dancer  Researcher  Performer: A Learning Process

by Graziela Rodrigues

The author presents the method of research and creation in dance and theater in Brazil, called Bailarino-Pesquisador-Intérprete (Dancer-Researcher-Performer, BPI), which was created by the author herself. Through...

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...

Performing Queer Modernism

by Penny Farfan

Focusing on some of the best-known and most visible stage plays and dance performances of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-centuries, Penny Farfan's interdisciplinary study demonstrates that queer performance...

Theatre for Children in Hospital

by Persephone Sextou

Recent decades have seen a new appreciation develop for applied theatre and the role of arts-based activities in health care. This book looks specifically at the place of theatre for children who are hospitalized,...

Japanese Theatre in Highlight

by Earle Ernst, Haar,Francis & Faubion Bowers

Words cannot explain to an outsider the sight and feel of the Japanese stage. And definitions and descriptions do not convey an exact image to people brought up on a concept of the theatre that differs so greatly...