Part (10) of Paysages Choregraphiques Contemporains dans le Monde
Presents a broad range of critical and theoretical methods, and applies them to contemporary and historical performance genres. Revised and Enlarged Edition
Focuses on how theatre, dance, and other forms of performance are helping to transform our ecological values.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
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.
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.
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 first book to provide a collection of key writings about the process of documenting performance, focused not on questions of liveness or the artistic qualities of documents, but rather on the professional approaches to recovering, preserving and disseminating knowledge of live performance.
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)
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.
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.
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.
Young introduces key ideas about race, before tracing its relationship with theatre and performance – from Ancient Athens to the present day.
An overview of many of the key directors working in European theatre over the past fifty years, situated lucidly in its artistic, cultural and political context. The resulting study is a detailed guide to the generation of directors whose careers were forged and tempered in the changing Europe of the 1980s and 1990s.