The Essential Theatre Enhanced

The Essential Theatre Enhanced

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Whether you are a theatre major looking forward to a career in the arts, or a non major interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE Enhanced 10E is a welcome and helpful resource. Written by highly respected theatre historians, the text has earned its reputation as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre. Its vibrant treatment of theatre practice--past and present--catalogs the origins of theatre through postmodernism and performance art. THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE will encourage you and get you excited about becoming an active theatergoer, while providing the insight and understanding that will enrich your theatre experience throughout your life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Oscar G. Brockett
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2013-03-29
File : 496 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1133307280


The Essential Theatre Enhanced

The Essential Theatre Enhanced

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Whether you are a theatre major looking forward to a career in the arts, or a non major interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE Enhanced 10E is a welcome and helpful resource. Written by highly respected theatre historians, the text has earned its reputation as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre. Its vibrant treatment of theatre practice--past and present--catalogs the origins of theatre through postmodernism and performance art. THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE will encourage you and get you excited about becoming an active theatergoer, while providing the insight and understanding that will enrich your theatre experience throughout your life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Oscar G. Brockett
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2013-03-29
File : 496 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781285687513


The Essential Theatre

The Essential Theatre

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Noted as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre in academia, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE, 11th Edition, engages readers and gets them excited about theatre. Drawing from the expertise of the authors as dedicated teachers, published scholars, and practicing artists, this text is ideal for an introductory theatre course. It's vibrant and numerous representations of current and classic performances encourage students to become active theatergoers and fans. The Eleventh Edition includes an all-new chapter devoted to musical theatre, while the thoroughly revised chapter on acting covers the diversity of contemporary approaches. The text also includes numerous new photos, new Then and Now boxes, and expanded use of dates to provide context for artists' major works. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Oscar G. Brockett
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2016-01-01
File : 496 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1305411072


The Essential Theatre

The Essential Theatre

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A textbook for either an introductory course for theater majors, or a course on theater appreciation for non majors. Undergraduate level. Latest edition, 1988; first published 1976. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Genre : Drama
Author by : Oscar Gross Brockett
Publisher : Holt McDougal
Release : 1976
File : 388 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015002568999


Directing In Musical Theatre

Directing In Musical Theatre

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This comprehensive guide, from the author of Acting in Musical Theatre, will equip aspiring directors with all of the skills that they will need in order to guide a production from beginning to end. From the very first conception and collaborations with crew and cast, through rehearsals and technical production all the way to the final performance, Joe Deer covers the full range. Deer’s accessible and compellingly practical approach uses proven, repeatable methods for addressing all aspects of a production. The focus at every stage is on working with others, using insights from experienced, successful directors to tackle common problems and devise solutions. Each section uses the same structure, to stimulate creative thinking: Timetables: detailed instructions on what to do and when, to provide a flexible organization template Prompts and Investigations: addressing conceptual questions about style, characterization and design Skills Workshops: Exercises and ‘how-to’ guides to essential skills Essential Forms and Formats: Including staging notation, script annotation and rehearsal checklists Case Studies: Well-known productions show how to apply each chapter’s ideas Directing in Musical Theatre not only provides all of the essential skills, but explains when and how to put them to use; how to think like a director.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Joe Deer
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-01-10
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781136246708


Making The Scene

Making The Scene

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Looks at the history of scene design throughout history, examining the evolving context, theory, and practice.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Oscar G. Brockett
Publisher : Tobin Fdtn for Theatre Arts
Release : 2010-02-15
File : 365 Pages
ISBN-13 : PSU:000067806720


World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre

World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre

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This new in paperback edition of World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre covers the Americas, from Canada to Argentina, including the United States. Entries on twenty six countries are preceded by specialist introductions on Theatre in Post-Colonial Latin America, Theatres of North America, Puppet Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences, Music Theatre and Dance Theatre. The essays follow the series format, allowing for cross-referring across subjects, both within the volume and between volumes. Each country entry is written by specialists in the particular country and the volume has its own teams of regional editors, overseen by the main editorial team based at the University of York in Canada headed by Don Rubin. Each entry covers all aspects of theatre genres, practitioners, writers, critics and styles, with bibliographies, over 200 black & white photographs and a substantial index. This Encyclopedia is indispensable for anyone interested in the cultures of the Americas or in modern theatre. It is also an invaluable reference tool for students and scholars of a wide range of disciplines including history, performance studies, anthropology and cultural studies.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Don Rubin
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-10-08
File : 640 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781136359286


Theatre Rites

Theatre Rites

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Theatre-Rites are regarded as pioneers in the field of object-led and site-specific performance, creating ground-breaking work for family audiences since 1995. This book marks the company’s 25th anniversary, offering the first in-depth exploration of artistic director Sue Buckmaster’s visionary practice, in which anything can be animated. This book draws on original research, including five years of in-depth interviews between its authors, images from Theatre-Rites’ archive and Buckmaster’s private collection, detailed observations from the company’s professional training workshops and personal reflections on past productions. A timely and compelling advocacy for the importance of high-quality experimental arts provision for young audiences is made, distilling learning from decades of the company’s professional activities to motivate and empower the next generation of object-led theatre-makers. Theatre-Rites: Animating Puppets, Objects and Sites is an invaluable resource for any puppeteer, actor, dancer, visual artist, poet or student interested in expanding their understanding of how to incorporate puppetry and/or symbolic objects as metaphors in their work.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Liam Jarvis
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2021-07-29
File : 234 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780429786181


World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre

World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre

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The second volume of the World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre covers the Americas, from Canada to Argentina, including the United States. Entries on twenty-six countries are preceded by specialist introductions on Theatre in Post-Colonial Latin America, Theatres of North America, Puppet Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences, Music Theatre and Dance Theatre. The essays follow the series format, allowing for cross-referring across subjects, both within the volume and between volumes. Each country entry is written by specialists in the particular country and the volume has its own teams of regional editors, overseen by the main editorial team based at the University of York in Canada headed by Don Rubin. Each entry covers all aspects of theatre genres, practitioners, writers, critics and styles, with bibliographies, over 200 black & white photographs and a substantial index. This is a unique volume in its own right; in conjunction with the other volumes in this series it forms a reference resource of unparalleled value.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : Arthur Holmberg
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-06-03
File : 640 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781136118364


As Drama And Theatre Studies The Essential Introduction For Edexcel

As Drama And Theatre Studies The Essential Introduction For Edexcel

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AS Drama and Theatre Studies: The Essential Introduction for Edexcel is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the new specification. The textbook covers all aspects of the AS year in depth, from exploring play texts to demonstrating skills in performance and theatre design. The detailed guidance and classroom-friendly features include: overviews of specification and assessment requirements written and practical exercises tips from a Chief Examiner extension exercises to stretch the more able student worked examples to illustrate best practice a glossary of useful words and terms. Written by a Chief Examiner and a Principal Moderator, this authoritative book offers a wealth of informed and supportive exercises to ensure that students reach their maximum potential.

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Genre : Drama
Author by : Alan Perks
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2009-05-07
File : 224 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781135232146