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A Book of Marionettes

by Helen Haiman Joseph

<p>This vintage book contains an fantastic treatise on puppets and marionettes of the world, looking at the history of puppets and puppet shows enjoyed in Europe, England, America and many other countries. With authentic photographs and a wealth

ISBN: 9781473340411

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A Director's Guide to the Art of Stand-u

by Chris Head

Stand-up- it 's the ultimate solo art form. Yet, behind the scenes, you will increasingly find the shadowy figure of a director. For comics themselves and for those who support them, this is the first book to give the director 's perspective ...

ISBN: 9781350035522

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A Director’s Guide to the Art of Stand-up

by Chris Head

<p>Stand-up: it's the ultimate solo art form. Yet, behind the scenes, you will increasingly find the shadowy figure of a director. For comics themselves and for those who support them, this is the first book to give the director's perspective on

ISBN: 9781350035539

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A Unicorn in a World of Donkeys

A Guide to Life for All the Exceptional, Excellent Misfits Out There

by Mia Michaels

ISBN: 9781580057721

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AC/DC: Maximum Rock N Roll - Revised Edition

by Arnaud Durieux

The definitive book on AC/DC, this edition is fully revised and updated, with two new chapters, just in time for the Australian leg of the AC/DC world tour in November. Two hundred million albums ago, AC/DC were delivering unforgettable ...

ISBN: 9781460751480

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Acting and Being

Explorations in Embodied Performance

by Elizabeth Hess

<p>In this book, educator-actor-playwright-director Elizabeth Hess offers systematic and original explorations in performance technique. This hybrid approach is a fusion of physical theater modalities culled from Western practices ...

ISBN: 9781349951062

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Acting in Documentary Theatre

by Tom Cantrell

<p>Using new interview material with actors, directors and writers, this book explores the challenges of performance in documentary theatre. Through a series of high profile case studies, Cantrell uses acting theory to examine the actors' ...

ISBN: 9781137019738

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Acting in LA

How to Become a Working Actor in Hollywood

by Kristina Sexton

<p>Each year, hundreds of aspiring and experienced actors head to LA hoping to make it big in Hollywood. While many of them have their acting chops in shape, few realize what it actually takes to survive in Tinseltown. Even if they happen to ...

ISBN: 9781621536222

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Acts of Activism

Human Rights as Radical Performance

by D. Soyini Madison

<p>This book was first published in 2010. Madison presents the neglected yet compelling and necessary story of local activists in South Saharan Africa who employ modes of performance as tactics of resistance and intervention in their day-to-day ...

ISBN: 9780511739545

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Adapting War Horse

Cognition, the Spectator, and a Sense of Play

by Toby Malone & Christopher J. Jackman

<p>This book analyses the success and adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s novel <em>War Horse</em> to stage, radio, live events, and feature film, in different cultures, on tours, and in translation. </p> <p>In under a decade, <em>War ...

ISBN: 9781137594754

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Adorno and Modern Theatre

The Drama of the Damaged Self in Bond, Rudkin, Barker and Kane

by K. Gritzner

<p>Adorno and Modern Theatre explores the drama of Edward Bond, David Rudkin, Howard Barker and Sarah Kane in the context of the work of leading philosopher Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969). The book engages with key principles of Adorno's ...

ISBN: 9781137534477

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Aerial Dance

by Jayne Bernasconi

ISBN: 9780736073967

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African Youth Languages

New Media, Performing Arts and Sociolinguistic Development

by Fridah Kanana Erastus & Ellen Hurst-Harosh

<p>This book showcases current research on language in new media, the performing arts and music in Africa, emphasising the role that youth play in language change and development. The authors demonstrate how the efforts of young people to throw ...

ISBN: 9783319645629

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Akram Khan

Dancing New Interculturalism

by Dr Royona Mitra

<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Akram Khan: Dancing New Interculturalism</SPAN> analyses the relationship between this seminal British-Asian choreographer's complex identity-positions and his art through the lens of 'new interculturalism'. ...

ISBN: 9781137393678

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Albion's Dance

British Ballet during the Second World War

by Karen Eliot

<p>When the Second World War broke out, ballet in Britain was only a few decades old. Few had imagined that it would establish roots in a nation long thought to be unresponsive to dance. Nevertheless, the war proved to be a boon for ballet ...

ISBN: 9780190622428

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All Joking Aside

American Humor and Its Discontents

by Rebecca Krefting

<p>In this examination of stand-up comedy, Rebecca Krefting establishes a new genre of comedic production, &quot;charged humor,&quot; and charts its pathways from production to consumption. Some jokes are tears in the fabric of our beliefs—they ...

ISBN: 9781421414317

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Alla Osipenko

Beauty and Resistance in Soviet Ballet

by Joel Lobenthal

<p><em>Alla Osipenko</em> is the gripping story of one of history's greatest ballerinas, a courageous rebel who paid the price for speaking truth to the Soviet State. She studied with Agrippina Vaganova, the most revered and influential of all ...

ISBN: 9780190253721

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An Introduction to Community Dance Practice

by Diane Amans

<p>This popular core textbook offers a clear introduction to community dance practice today, preparing students for the realities of employment in this dynamic and widely studied field. The text is edited by a highly-regarded professional with ...

ISBN: 9781137603401

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Ancient Egyptian Dances

by IRENA LEXOVA

Dancing was important to the ancient Egyptians. One of the few books available in English on this topic, this carefully researched, profusely illustrated work investigates the origins, nature and role of dance in Egyptian culture. Features 80 ...

ISBN: 9780486409061

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Animism in Art and Performance

by Christopher Braddock

<p>This book explores Maori indigenous and non-indigenous scholarship corresponding with the term ‘animism’. In addressing visual, media and performance art, it explores the dualisms of people and things, as well as 'who' or 'what' is credited ...

ISBN: 9783319665504

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