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Theatre, a contemporary introduction

by Jerry V. Pickering

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Published by West Pub. Co. in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJerry V. Pickering.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2037 .P5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 304 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5064044M
    ISBN 100829900349
    LC Control Number74030080
    OCLC/WorldCa1111439

    Introduction: theatre, performance, Foucault Tony Fisher and Kélina Gotman I would like to do a history of the scene on which the true was distinguished from the false, but it is not that distinction that interests me, it is the constitution of the scene and the theatre of that distinction. Introduction to Theatre - Pearson course.

    The Theatre of Cruelty, developed by Antonin Artaud, aimed to shock audiences through gesture, image, sound and lighting. Natasha Tripney describes how Artaud's ideas took shape, and traces their influence on directors and writers such as Peter Brook, Samuel Beckett and Jean Genet. live theatre. Which is justification enough for a book like this. This book tries to treat the basics of modern theatre, to raise at least some contemporary ideas, problems, concerns, but the subject is so colossal it cannot claim the last word even on the basics. attemptstoaddressissues in the theatre of.

    Noveltease Theatre produces contemporary burlesque plays, blending neo-burlesque styling with the theatrical roots of burlesque theatre in the s. Though a combination of text and dance, we seek to embody literature and create shared community around storytelling.   The Art of the Now: Introduction the Theatre and Performance - Ebook written by Lesley Ferris, The Ohio State University Department of Theatre. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Art of the Now: Introduction the Theatre and Performance/5(15).


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