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Black and Blur

Author: Fred Moten | Reference: P3757 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-7016-1

The first volume in the trilogy consent not to be a single being engages in a capacious consideration of the place and force of blackness in African diaspora arts, politics, and life.

Performing Animals: History, Agency, Theater

Reference: P3704 | ISBN: 978-0271078342

In exploring the human-animal relationship from the early modern period to the nineteenth century, this publication questions what it means for an animal to “perform,” examines how conceptions of this relationship have evolved over time, and explores whether and how human understanding of performance is changed by an animal's presence. 

Collaborative Theatre: The Theatre du Soleil Sourcebook

Reference: P3312 | ISBN: 978-0415086066

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).

Staging Age: The Performance of Age in Theatre, Dance, and Film

Reference: P3147 | ISBN: 978-0230623651

This text explores how performers offer conscious-and unconscious-portrayals of the spectrum of age to their audiences. It considers a variety of media, including theatre, film, dance, advertising, and television, and offers critical foundations for research and course design, sound pedagogical approaches, and analyses.

Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

Theatre and Social Media

Author: Patrick Lonergan | Reference: P3011 | ISBN: 978-1137463708

Lonergan argues that social media is itself a performance space, analysing how it's used by both theatres and audiences and also in connection with each other.

Theatre and History

Author: Rebecca Schneider | Reference: P3017 | ISBN: 978-0230246614

This provocative book meets the supposedly 'live' practices of performance and the 'no-longer-live' historical past at their own dangerous crossroads. Focussing on the 'and' of the title, it addresses the tangled relations between the terms, practices, ideas, and aims embedded in these compatriot – but often oppositional – arts and acts of time.

Theatre and Violence

Author: Lucy Nevitt | Reference: P3006 | ISBN: 978-1137302274

Critically engaging with examples of stage combat, rape, terrorism, wrestling and historical re-enactments, Nevitt argues that studying violence through theatre can be part of a desire to create a more peaceful world. 

The Hamletmachine & The Man in the Elevator

Author: Heiner Müller | Reference: D1918

Recording of Imploding Fiction’s recreation of the Heiner Müller’s play. Includes booklet with reviews and information.