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Six Monologues

Artist/Author: Jeff McMahon | Reference: P3575 | ISBN: 9781387322961 | Type: Publication

Collects six of McMahon's works that span across socio-political, queer and historical frames of discourse: Discontents, Scatter, City Of God, Heel, Honorable Discharge, Failure to Thrive (we small hours). 

The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues

Editor: Scottee | Reference: P3570 | ISBN: 978-1786823472 | Type: Publication

Combining classical and contemporary stage plays with spoken word and performance art, this anthology features over forty extracts from some of the most exciting stage works in the English-speaking world. 

Petri dish culture

Artist/Author: Nabil Shaban | Reference: A0824 | Type: Article

Creativity should nourish us all, not just the privileged few.

Class - the elephant in the room

Artist/Author: Rhiannon White | Reference: A0823 | Type: Article

Prevailing ideas of what culture is and who it is for are the real barriers to access and inclusion.

In misc. journals.

DollyWould

Artist/Author: Sh!t Theatre | Reference: P3538 | ISBN: 978-1786824653 | Type: Publication

What is it this time? Oh, is it unemployment? Is there a crisis? Did the government do something wrong again? No, it’s a show about Dolly Parton.

Dyng memories

Artist/Author: David Hughs | Reference: A0818 | Type: Article

On the production style of Goat Island.

The Masks of Mime

Artist/Author: Lesley-Anne Sayers | Reference: A0794 | Type: Article

On the 10th International Mime Festival.

This is Theatre… review

Artist/Author: Peri Mackintosh | Reference: A0777 | Type: Article

Review of Jan Faber's piece, performed at the ICA.

Genesi—from the museum of sleep programme

Reference: P3515 | Type: Publication

Programme of the performance which takes the first book of the Old Testament as its inspiration.

On Innovative Performance(s): Three Decades of Recollections on Alternative Theater

Artist/Author: Richard Kostelanetz | Reference: P3506 | ISBN: 978-0899504735 | Type: Publication

A collection of essays from the leading avant-garde critic of the era focuses on individual performances and performers, providing a unique critical record of their work and of the movement.

Ecologies of Theater: Essays at the Century Turning

Artist/Author: Bonnie Marranca | Reference: P3504 | ISBN: 9780801852725 | Type: Publication

Elaborates a new perspective on performance that links ecology and aesthetics. 

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.

The Avant-garde: Race, Religion, War

Artist/Author: Mike Sell | Reference: P3500 | ISBN: 978-1906497996 | Type: Publication

How have avant-gardes been shaped by racism and contributed to racist power and imperialism? How have the claims made by avant-garde political and artistic groups to liberate humanity been indebted to religious intolerance? And how has the vanguard commitment to radical cultural action contributed to war, terror, and destruction? 

Noise, Water, Meat: A History of Sound in the Arts

Artist/Author: Douglas Kahn | Reference: P3493 | ISBN: 978-0262611725 | Type: Publication

This interdisciplinary history and theory of sound in the arts reads the twentieth century by listening to it–to the emphatic and exceptional sounds of modernism and those on the cusp of postmodernism, recorded sound, noise, silence, the fluid sounds of immersion and dripping, and the meat voices of viruses, screams, and bestial cries.

Welcome to Biscuit Land: A Year in the Life of Touretteshero

Artist/Author: Jessica Thom | Reference: P3441 | ISBN: 978-0285641273 | Type: Publication

Meet Jess, aka Touretteshero. Jess has Tourettes Syndrome, which means that she makes sounds and movements over which she has no control. Jess swears, she's one of about 10% of people with Tourettes who do. She says biscuit a lot, about 16 times per minute (that's 6 million a year!), and then there are the sometimes life-threatening arm and leg tics…

Mickery Mouth

Reference: P3448 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of Touch Time, the festival which marked the closing of Mickery in 1991. Includes a publication and three programmes. 

Sarrasine programme

Reference: P3477 | Type: Publication

Programme for the performance by Gloria. Adapted from the novel and directed by Neil Bartlett.

Jerzy Grzegorzewski catalogue

Reference: P3470 | Type: Publication

Catalogue on the Polish director / scenographer.
In German and English.

No Nudity, Ducks or Amateur Wrestling OR

Editor: Deidre Heddon and Misha Myers | Reference: A0767

What happens when you give a live artist the keys to the library?

Venus of the Rags /IN TRANSIT/ Eleusis, 2014

Editor: Mary Zygouri | Reference: P3438 | Type: Publication

Publication on the public performance in response to Michelangelo Pistoletto's scultpure / installation. 

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.

Animal Acts: Performing Species Today

Editor: Una Chaudhuri, Holly Hughes | Reference: P3463 | ISBN: 978-0472051991 | Type: Publication

Collects some of the most exciting, provocative, and moving solo performances on animals, grounded by commentaries that help put these engaging works in a larger context.

Performance by Artists

Editor: A.A. Bronson, Peggy Gale | Reference: P3461 | ISBN: 0920956009 | Type: Publication

A collection of essays, documents, & bibiliography reagrding performance art edited by people associated with a Toronto-based arts organization.

diRTy

Artist/Author: TransAction Theatre Company | Reference: D2281 | Type: DVD

A live autobiographical performance piece, told through multi-media, comedy and conversation between conflicting internal persona’s inside someone’s head.

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

Katherina Radeva images

Artist/Author: Katherina Radeva | Reference: D2286 | Type: DVD

Images from Bird Can Fly (2003), Deferral (2003), Inside Out (2004) and Setting Dirt (2005).

Incarcerated Freedom

Artist/Author: Lindsey Harman | Reference: D2282

Images from Portal of Entry, a theatrical deconstruction of the Valley's sex industry told through the voices of prostituted women and their interviewer. Part of the thesis project Incarcerated Freedom.

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

Letters from the State of Chihuahua - archive

Artist/Author: Angela Giron | Reference: D2257 | Type: DVD

Includes production stills and performance text.

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

Letters from the State of Chihuahua - video

Artist/Author: Angela Giron | Reference: D2256 | Type: DVD

Documentation from the performance at the ASU mainstage.

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

A:Gender

Artist/Author: TransAction Theatre Company | Reference: D2274 | Type: DVD

An innovative multi-media performance piece that takes a long, hard and sometimes uncomfortable look at our notions of gender.  

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

Rights Here! Theatre and Law for Human Rights - documentation

Editor: Ted Little | Reference: P3317 | Type: Publication

A community based Human Rights Education project that uses theatre to engage young people from culturally diverse populations in dialogue about human rights with the Montreal community. Includes promotional material and photos of phases 1 and 2 and evaluation of phase 2.

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

Pam Patterson archive

Artist/Author: Pam Patterson | Reference: D2271 | Type: DVD

Images from solo and performances made as part of Artifacts.

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

Staging Independence

Editor: Karen Johnson and Kristina Nelson | Reference: P3292 | Type: Publication

Publication of the third Strategic Meeting for Directors and Theatremakers, focusing on the work of professionals in Europe and the Arab world. Includes transcripts in English and Arabic.  

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

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).

The Grotowski Sourcebook

Editor: Richard Schechner and Lisa Wolford | Reference: P3303 | ISBN: 978-0415131117 | Type: Publication

The first volume to provide a comprehensive overview of Jerzy Grotowski’s long and multi-faceted career.

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

Theatre at the Crossroads of Culture

Artist/Author: Patrice Pavis | Reference: P3300 | ISBN: 978-0415060387 | Type: Publication

Despite the problematic politics of cultural exchange in the theatre, interculturalism is not a one-sided process. Using the metaphor of the hourglass to discuss the transfer between source and target culture, Pavis asks what happens when the hourglass is turned upside down, when the `foreign’ culture speaks for itself.

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

 

Performing Communities: Grassroots Ensemble Theaters Deeply Rooted in Eight U.S. Communities

Editor: Robert H. Leonard | Reference: P3295 | ISBN: 978-0976605447 | Type: Publication

Profiles established ensemble groups from inner-city Los Angeles, small-town northern California, African-American South, multicultural southern Texas, low-income central Appalachia, economically struggling South Bronx New York, and cross-continental Native America.

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