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Applying Performance: Live Art, Socially Engaged Theatre and Affective Practice

Artist/Author: Nicola Shaughnessy | Reference: P3535 | ISBN: 978-1349317059 | Type: Publication

Draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged.

To All Appearances: Ideology and Performance

Artist/Author: Herbert Blau | Reference: P3507 | ISBN: 978-0415013659 | Type: Publication

 The author's concerns – which include the social meaning of illusion and the cultural manifestation of power – take the reader from Eleanora Duse to Laurie Anderson; from the puppet theatre of Kleist to Kantor's theatre of the dead; and from the Kutiyattam temple dancers in Kerala to Womanhouse in Los Angeles.

Disobedient Theatre Alternative Ways to Inspire, Animate and Play

Artist/Author: Chris Johnston | Reference: P3421 | ISBN: 978-1350014541 | Type: Publication

Divided into two parts, `In the World' and `In the Room', the book presents a rounded picture of the possibilities of a `disobedient' culture and includes many games and exercises for creative practitioners.

Collaborative Theatre: The Theatre du Soleil Sourcebook

Editor: David Williams | Reference: P3312 | ISBN: 978-0415086066 | Type: Publication

The first in-depth sourcebook in English on the compant, providing first-hand accounts of the development of its collectivist practices and ideals.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Media Parasites in the Early Avant-Garde: On the Abuse of Technology and Communication

Artist/Author: Arndt Niebisch | Reference: P3103 | ISBN: 978-1137276858 | Type: Publication

Niebisch retraces how the early Avant-Garde movements started out as parasites inhabiting and irritating the emerging mass media circuits of the press, cinema, and wired and wireless communication.

Engaging Performance: Theatre as call and response

Artist/Author: Jan Cohen-Cruz | Reference: P2988 | ISBN: 978-0415472142 | Type: Publication

Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response presents a combined analysis and workbook to examine “socially engaged performance.” It offers a range of key practical approaches, exercises, and principles for using performance to engage in a variety of social and artistic projects.

Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebook

Editor: Richard Drain | Reference: P1755 | ISBN: 0-415-09620-0 | Type: Publication

Richard Drain, Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebook, performance studies, featuring performance texts and critical essays from a range of sources.

Theatre and Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance

Artist/Author: Alan Read | Reference: P0284 | ISBN: 978-0415069410 | Type: Publication

Examines the relationship between an ethics of performance, a politics of place and a poetics of the urban environment.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Theatre & Audience

Artist/Author: Helen Freshwater | Editor: Jen Harvie and Dan Rebellato | Reference: P1237 | ISBN: 978-0-230-21028-8 | Type: Publication

What does theatre do for – and to – those who witness, watch, and participate in it?

Postdramatic Theatre

Artist/Author: Hans-Thies Lehmann | Reference: P1142 | ISBN: 978-0-415-26813-4 | Type: Publication

Groundbreaking study of the new theatre forms that have developed since the late 1960s,. Translated by Karen Jürs-Munby.