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Christoph Schlingensief

Staging Chaos, Performing Politics and Theatrical Phantasmagoria

by Anna Teresa Scheer

<p>The first book to focus specifically on the late German artist Christoph Schlingensief's theatre work, it subversively merges art, politics and everyday life to imbue his productions both inside and outside the theatre with a re-energized ...

ISBN: 9781350001060

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by Marl St Leon

His interest was sparked by his insatiable curiosity about his own family?s celebrated past in Australian circus. ...

ISBN: 9781877096501

Binding: Hardback


Circus Mania

Celebrating 250 years of the circus

by Douglas McPherson

<p>Roll up! Roll up!<br></p> <p>See the wondrous new face of <i>Circus Mania</i>, 250 years in the making! Full of the remarkable tales of circus life that made it a classic on its first outing. Learn about the origins of the circus from Roman ...

ISBN: 9780720619874

Binding: Paperback


Cirque du Soleil: Parade of Colors

by Patrisha Robertson

ISBN: 9780810945159

Binding: Hardback



by Cassandra Golds

Clair-de-Lune has lived all her life with her grandmother at the top of a very tall, very narrow, very old building. Her mother, a great ballerina, died on stage when Clair-de-Lune was a baby. Ever since that day, Clair-de-Lune has not uttered a

ISBN: 9781740948487

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Clever Coin Tricks - Coin Tricks with Sleight of Hand or Apparatus

by Anon.

<p>This unusual book, containing an impressive variety of coin tricks, is sure to delight young and old alike. Its 57 pages contain a wealth of anecdote on a variety of tricks and stunts that are guaranteed to liven up your dinner party. ...

ISBN: 9781473353626

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Climbing the Mountain

The Performer's Journey into Presence

by John Britton

<p>If you want to exude presence, you need to be present. It's so easy to say and so hard to achieve or maintain. Presence, liveness and spontaneity - fundamental requirements for any performer on stage or screen - are disciplined psychophysical

ISBN: 9781788030168

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by Jon Davison

<p>This rich collection of readings offers a wide-ranging and authoritative survey of clown practices, history and theory, from the origins of the word clown through to contemporary clowning. Covering clowns in theatre, circus, cinema, TV, ...

ISBN: 9781137300751

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Clowning as Social Performance in Colombia

Ridicule and Resistance

by Barnaby King

<p><em>Contemporary Clowning as Social Performance in Colombia</em> brings to light the emergence of new kinds of clowning in everyday life in Colombia, focusing particularly on the pervasive presence of clowns in the urban landscape of Bogotá. ...

ISBN: 9781474249287

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Collaboration in Performance Practice

Premises, Workings and Failures

by Noyale Colin & Stefanie Sachsenmaier

<p>Collaboration between artists has been practised for centuries, yet over recent decades the act of collaborating has taken different meanings. This publication examines cultural, philosophical and political issues tied to specific instances ...

ISBN: 9781137462466

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Collaborative Intimacies in Music and Dance

Anthropologies of Sound and Movement

by Evangelos Chrysagis & Panas Karampampas

<p>Across spatial, bodily, and ethical domains, music and dance both emerge from and give rise to intimate collaboration. This theoretically rich collection takes an ethnographic approach to understanding the collective dimension of sound and ...

ISBN: 9781785334542

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Comic Performance in Pakistan

The Bhand

by Claire Pamment

<p>This book explores comic performance in Pakistan through the vibrant Indo-Muslim tradition of the Punjabi <em>bhand</em> which now holds a marginal space in contemporary weddings. With irreverent repartee, genealogical prowess, a topsy-turvy ...

ISBN: 9781137566317

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Complicite, Theatre and Aesthetics

From Scraps of Leather

by Tomasz Wisniewski

<p>This book presents a pioneering critical study of Complicite’s work throughout the years. Drawing on an extensive overview of the available research material – including interviews, manuscripts and the company’s own archive – the book is ...

ISBN: 9783319334431

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Conditioning for Dance

Training for Whole-Body Coordination and Efficiency

by Eric N. Franklin

<p>Even the best sense of rhythm, the most careful technical training, and the most astute dance intuition aren't enough to make a dancer truly excel; you also need focused strength, balance, and flexibility to execute the movements with power ...

ISBN: 9781492559702

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Conjuring Science

A History of Scientific Entertainment and Stage Magic in Modern France

by Sofie Lachapelle

<p >Conjuring Science explores the history of magic shows and scientific entertainment. It follows the frictions and connections of magic and science as they occurred in the world of popular entertainment in France from the mid-eighteenth to the

ISBN: 9781137493019

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Contemporary Japanese Women’s Theatre and Visual Arts

Performing Girls’ Aesthetics

by Nobuko Anan

<p>This book traces the history of 'girls' aesthetics,' where adult Japanese women create art works about 'girls' that resist motherhood, from the modern to the contemporary period and their manifestation in Japanese women's theatrical and dance

ISBN: 9781137372987

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Contemporary Physics Plays

Making Time to Know Responsibility

by Jenni G. Halpin

<p>This book analyzes recent physics plays, arguing that their enaction of concepts from the sciences they discuss alters the nature of the decisions made by the characters, changing the ethical judgements that might be cast on them. Recent ...

ISBN: 9783319751481

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Content Provider

Selected Short Prose Pieces, 2011–2016

by Stewart Lee

<p>Over the last few years, often when David Mitchell has been on holiday, the comedian Stewart Lee has been attempting to understand modern Britain in a weekly newspaper column. Why are there so few right-wing stand-ups? Who was Grant Shapps? ...

ISBN: 9780571329045

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Cool School Cheerleading

Fun Ideas and Activities to Build School Spirit

by Karen Kenney

"Fun ideas and activities to build school spirit"-Cover. ...

ISBN: 9781617146657

Binding: Hardback


Craig Revel Horwood's Ballroom Dancing

A guide to mastering the basic steps for absolute beginners

by Craig Revel Horwood

ISBN: 9781473689855

Binding: Hardback