The Art of Theatre Then and Now

The Art of Theatre  Then and Now
Author: William Missouri Downs,Wright,Erik Ramsey
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781133713494
Language: en
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THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers comprehensive coverage of theatre history. The authors make timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film to help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to and influences today's screen entertainment. For flexibility in the way you teach, THE ART OF THEATRE is available in two versions. This full version contains 17 chapters, six of which cover theatre history in both Western and non-Western contexts, and concludes with a chapter on The Musical. THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION features 12 chapters and a briefer treatment of theatre's history, and also features a chapter on The Musical. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Form and the Art of Theatre

Form and the Art of Theatre
Author: Paul Newell Campbell
Release: 1984
Editor: Popular Press
Pages: 136
ISBN: 0879722800
Language: en
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This book is an argument for a particular point of view toward theatre, not a summary or survey of dramatic theory and criticism. The argument centers on the concept of form, a concept that is the rock on which all theoretical and critical works are built, or against which they shatter.

On the Art of the Theatre Classic Reprint

On the Art of the Theatre  Classic Reprint
Author: Edward Gordon Craig
Release: 2017-09-16
Editor: Forgotten Books
Pages: 380
ISBN: 1528463552
Language: en
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Excerpt from On the Art of the Theatre Then there are other surprises, those engineers, those directors of journals, those managers of stores, those sea captains, men who startle one by suddenly putting in an appearance and expressing a sincere and hearty desire to join in the festivities. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Scenic Art for the Theatre

Scenic Art for the Theatre
Author: Susan Crabtree,Peter Beudert
Release: 2012-11-12
Editor: Taylor & Francis
Pages: 414
ISBN: 9781136084294
Language: en
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Now in its Third Edition, Scenic Art for the Theatre: History, Tools and Techniques continues to be the most trusted source for both student and professional scenic artists. With new information on scenic design using Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro and other digital imaging softwares this test expands to offer the developing artist more step-by-step instuction and more practical techniques for work in the field. It goes beyond detailing job functions and discussing techniques to serve as a trouble-shooting guide for the scenic artist, providing practical advice for everyday solutions.

Art Into Theatre

Art Into Theatre
Author: Nick Kaye
Release: 2013-11-05
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 281
ISBN: 9781134370467
Language: en
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Art Into Theatre investigates the processes of hybrid forms of performance developed between 1952 and 1994 through a series of interviews with key practitioners and over 80 pieces of documentation, many previously unpublished, of the works under discussion. Ranging from the austerity of Cage's 4'33" through the inter-species communication of Schneeman's Cat Scanand the experimental theatre work of Schechner, Foreman, and Kirby, to the recent performances of Abramovic, Forced Entertainment and the Wooster Group, Art Into Theatre offers a fascinating collection of perspectives on the destabilizing of conventional ideas of the art "object" and the theatrical "text". Nick Kaye's introductory essay to the volume offers a useful context for the reader and each interview is preceded by an informative biographical sketch.

Death the One and the Art of Theatre

Death  the One and the Art of Theatre
Author: Howard Barker
Release: 2005
Editor: Psychology Press
Pages: 105
ISBN: 0415349869
Language: en
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The latest collection of Barker's philosophical musings on theatre, this volume includes speculations, deductions, prose poems & poetic apercus, which cast a unique light on the nature of tragedy, eroticism, love & theatre.

The Art of Theater

The Art of Theater
Author: James R. Hamilton
Release: 2008-04-15
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9780470766101
Language: en
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The Art of Theater argues for the recognition of theatrical performance as an art form independent of dramatic writing. Identifies the elements that make a performance a work of art Looks at the competing views of the text-performance relationships An important and original contribution to the aesthetics and philosophy of theater

The Art of Theatre A Concise Introduction

The Art of Theatre  A Concise Introduction
Author: William Missouri Downs,Wright,Erik Ramsey
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Pages: 336
ISBN: 1111348316
Language: en
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THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers briefer coverage of theatre history. Timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to and influences today's screen entertainment. For flexibility in the way you teach, THE ART OF THEATRE is available in two versions. This Concise version contains 12 chapters, paring back historical coverage to one chapter on theatre's key movements (such as realism and absurdism) and then offers one chapter featuring musical theatre. THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW contains 17 chapters, including six chapters covering theatre history in Western and non-Western contexts, and concluding with a chapter on musical theatre. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Art of Theatrical Design

The Art of Theatrical Design
Author: Kaoiṁe E. Malloy
Release: 2014-08-07
Editor: CRC Press
Pages: 340
ISBN: 9781317694267
Language: en
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The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice addresses the core principles that develop the student designer into a true artist, providing a foundation that ensures success with each production design. This text concentrates on the skills necessary to create effective, evocative, and engaging theatrical designs that support the play contextually, thematically, and visually. It gives students the grounding in core design principles they need to approach design challenges and make design decisions in both assigned class projects and realized productions. This book features: In-depth discussions of design elements and principles for costume, set, lighting, sound, and projection designs Coverage of key concepts such as content, context, genre, style, play structure and format, and the demands and limitations of various theatrical spaces Essential principles, including collaboration, inspiration, conceptualization, script analysis, conducting effective research, building a visual library, developing an individual design process, and the role of the critique in collaboration Information on recent digital drawing tool technology, such as the Wacom® Inkling pen, Wacom® Intuos digitizing tablets and digital sketching, and rendering programs such as Autodesk® Sketchbook Pro and Adobe® Photoshop® Chapter exercises and key terms designed to provide an engaging experience with the material and to facilitate student understanding

The Art of Resonance

The Art of Resonance
Author: Anne Bogart
Release: 2021-08-26
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 184
ISBN: 9781350155909
Language: en
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What is artistic resonance and how can it be linked to one's life and one's art? This latest book of essays from legendary theatre director Anne Bogart, considers the creation of resonance in the artistic endeavour, with a focus on the performing arts. The word 'resonance' comes from the Latin meaning to 're-sound' or 'sound together'. From music to physics, resonance is a common thread that evokes a response and, in general, is understood as a quality that makes something personally meaningful and valuable. For Bogart, curiosity is a key personal quality to be nurtured throughout life and that very same curiosity, as an artist, thinker and human being. Creating pathways between performance theory, art history, neuroscience, music, architecture and the visual arts, and consistently forging new thought-paths, the writing draws upon Anne Bogart's own life and artistic journeys to illuminate potent philosophical ideas. Woven with personal anecdotes, stories and reflections, this is a book that will be of interest to any theatre artist and anyone who reflects on the power of the arts, of theatre-making and what it means to be engaged in the artistic process.

Music and the Art of the Theatre

Music and the Art of the Theatre
Author: Adolphe 1862-1928 Appia
Release: 2021-09-09
Editor: Hassell Street Press
Pages: 264
ISBN: 1013897048
Language: en
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre

The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre
Author: Paul B. Crook
Release: 2016-09-13
Editor: Taylor & Francis
Pages: 236
ISBN: 9781317364559
Language: en
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The formation and communication of vision is one of the primary responsibilities of a director, before ever getting to the nuts and bolts of the process. The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre helps the young director learn how to discover, harness, and meld the two. Providing both a practical and theoretical foundation for directors, this book explores how to craft an artistic vision for a production, and sparks inspiration in directors to put their learning into practice. This book includes: Guidance through day-to-day aspects of directing, including a director’s skillset and tools, script analysis, and rehearsal structure. Advice on collaborating with production teams and actors, building communication skills and tools, and integrating digital media into these practices. Discussion questions and practical worksheets covering script analysis, blocking, and planning rehearsals, with downloadable versions on a companion website.

The Art of Resistance

The Art of Resistance
Author: Colette Braeckman,Maria Lucia Cruz Correia,Aminata Demba,Douglas Estevam da Silva,Heleen Debeuckelaere,Beatrice Delvaux,Ulrike Guerot,Dalilla Hermans,Prince Kihangi,Daniel Lima,Robert Menasse,Ogutu Muraya,Yoonis Osman Nuur,Brunilda Pali,Hendrik Schoukens,Yvan Sagnet,Daniel Fagus Kairoz,Marc-Antoine Vumilia,Harald Welzer,Veridiana Zurita
Release: 2020-02-04
Editor: Verbrecher Verlag
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9783957324429
Language: en
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The Golden Books are a joint project by NTGent and the Berlin publisher Verbrecher Verlag. It is a series comprising programme articles on theatre, aesthetics and politics as well as background pieces on projects by NTGent. A series on both the theory and the practice of an engaged theatre of the future. The Art of Resistance is the fourth volume in this series. It gathers speeches, essays, interviews and manifestos, written and performed by artists, activists, journalists and lawyers. How can we practice solidarity? Fight an unjust system of imperialism and neoliberal capitalism? Give a voice to the unheard? With contributions from Colette Braeckman, Luanda Casella, Maria Lucia Cruz Correia, Aminata Demba, Douglas Estevam da Silva, Heleen Debeuckelaere, Beatrice Delvaux, Ulrike Guerot, Dalilla Hermans, Prince Kihangi, Daniel Lima, Robert Menasse, Ogutu Muraya, Yoonis Osman Nuur, Brunilda Pali, Milo Rau, Hendrik Schoukens, Yvan Sagnet, Lara Staal, Terreyro Coreografico / Daniel Fagus Kairoz, Marc-Antoine Vumilia, Harald Welzer, Veridiana Zurita. All texts in english.

An Introduction To the Art of Theatre

An Introduction To  the Art of Theatre
Author: Marsh Cassady
Release: 2007
Editor: Meriwether Pub
Pages: 355
ISBN: STANFORD:36105122859429
Language: en
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An introduction to theater looks at its evolution since ancient times and focuses on creating a production, the role of the playwright, and forms of dramatic structure.

The Art of Rehearsal

The Art of Rehearsal
Author: Barbara Simonsen
Release: 2017-04-20
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781474291996
Language: en
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What are the key elements that go into creating a work of art for the stage? Which are the most productive conditions and methods of rehearsal? In this collection of interviews, 18 international artists share their experience and offer practical advice on the creation of performance work. Their answers provide a goldmine of tried and tested approaches as they discuss the common problems and difficulties of creative work, their turning-point experiences, and ways in which they have challenged performers and themselves to go beyond conditioned reflexes to create groundbreaking new work.

Wagner and the Art of the Theatre

Wagner and the Art of the Theatre
Author: Patrick Carnegy
Release: 2006-01-01
Editor: Yale University Press
Pages: 461
ISBN: 0300106955
Language: en
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Chapitre 6, p. 175-207, consacré à Adolphe Appia.

On the Art of the No Drama

On the Art of the No Drama
Author: Masakazu Yamazaki
Release: 2020-05-26
Editor: Princeton University Press
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9780691213309
Language: en
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This annotated translation is the first systematic rendering into any Western language of the nine major treatises on the art of the Japanese No theater by Zeami Motokivo (1363-1443). Zeami, who transformed the No from a country entertainment into a vehicle for profound theatrical and philosophical experience, was a brilliant actor himself, and his treatises touch on every aspect of the theater of his time. His theories, mixing philosophical and practical insights, often seem strikingly contemporary. Since their discovery early in this century. these secret treatises have been considered among the most valuable and representative documents in the history of Japanese aesthetics. They discuss subjects from the art of the playwright to the reciprocal nature of the relationship between performer and audience.

The Art of Theatre Then and Now

The Art of Theatre  Then and Now
Author: William Missouri Downs,Wright,Erik Ramsey
Release: 2016-10-05
Editor: Cengage Learning
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781337517430
Language: en
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Bringing the fascinating world of theatre to life, THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW, 4th Edition, delivers comprehensive yet lively coverage of the history, cultural diversity, creativity, controversy, and even a typical day in the life of theatre -- packaged in seventeen stand-alone chapters that can be studied in any order. The text is packed with useful information that readers can apply to their own lives, including material on copyrights, the National Endowment for the Arts, censorship, and freedom of speech. The authors also make timely and relevant connections between theatre and the digital world of TV and film to help today's learners understand how the living stage is unique. In addition, the text explores the issues and controversies that have surrounded the theatre for thousands of years -- giving readers more to think about. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Director Prepares

A Director Prepares
Author: Anne Bogart
Release: 2003-09-02
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781134556885
Language: en
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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 great presence'. Each chapter tackles one of the seven major areas Bogart has identified as both potential partner and potential obstacle to art-making. They are Violence; Memory; Terror; Eroticism; Stereotype; Embarrassment; and Resistance. Each one can be used to generate extraordinary creative energy, if we know how to use it. A Director Prepares offers every practitioner an extraordinary insight into the creative process. It is a handbook, Bible and manifesto, all in one. No other book on the art of theatre comes even close to offering this much understanding, experience and inspiration.

The Spectacle of Clouds 1439 650

 The Spectacle of Clouds  1439 650
Author: Alessandra Buccheri
Release: 2017-07-05
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 216
ISBN: 9781351540438
Language: en
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The studies in which history of art and theatre are considered together are few, and none to date investigate the evolution of the representation of clouds from the early Renaissance to the Baroque period. This book reconsiders the origin of Italian Renaissance and Baroque cloud compositions while including the theatrical tradition as one of their most important sources. By examining visual sources such as paintings, frescos and stage designs, together with letters, guild-ledgers, descriptions of performances and relevant treatises, a new methodology to approach the development of this early modern visuality is offered. The result is an historical reconstruction where multiple factors are seen as facets of a single process which led to the development of Italy?s visual culture. The book also offers new insights into Leonardo da Vinci?s theatrical works, Raphael?s Disputa, Vasari?s Lives, and Pietro da Cortona?s fresco paintings. The Spectacle of Clouds, 1439-1650 examines the different ways Heaven has been conceived, imagined and represented from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, crossing over into the fields of history, religion and philosophy.