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Hillbilly Tragedy

Artist/Author: David Young | Reference: A0864 | Type: Article

On what’s not playing in American theatres in the 2017–18 Season.

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.

Devising in Process

Editor: Alex Mermikides and Jackie Smart | Reference: P2958 | ISBN: 978-0230573673 | Type: Publication

The book examines the creative processes of eight theatre companies making devising-based performances: The People Show, Station House Opera, Shunt, The Red Room, Faulty Optic Theatre of Animation, theatre O, Gecko and Third Angel.

Not Just a Mirror: Looking for the Political Theatre of Today

Editor: Florian Malzacher | Reference: P2797 | ISBN: 978-3895813788 | Type: Publication

The publication is comprised of eight essays, two interviews, and 15 case studies of political theatre makers, and investigates the performing arts as a political laboratory of the present. It explores how theatre, dance, and performance reveal their essential agnosticism, provoking the potential to actively change society rather than merely serving as a cover-up for the dysfunctions, fractures, and wounds of society.

Stages in the Revolution. Political theatre in Britain since 1968

Artist/Author: Catherine Itzin | Reference: P2770 | ISBN: 978-0413461506 | Type: Publication

A comprehensive account of the radical theatre movement in Britain from 1968 to1978. 

Dreams and Deconstructions: Alternative Theatre in Britain

Editor: Sandy Craig | Reference: P2750 | ISBN: 090639919X | Type: Publication

An illustrated account of the development of alternative theatre in Britain over the 60s and 70s. 

noise and nudity: kyoto’s dumb type

Artist/Author: dumb type | Reference: A0215 | Type: Article

a Japenese collective. Its members include musicians, dancers, graphic designers, computer scientists, and architects.