By Marcus Youssef,James Long
Marcus Youssef is affiliate inventive manufacturer at Vancouver's NeWorld Theatre and teaches theater at Concordia collage in Montreal.
By Gabrielle Cody,Rebecca Schneider
Helpfully equipped into 4 key parts of the topic, the e-book explores:
* theories of directing
* the bounds of the director's role
* the bounds of categorization
* the background of the theatre and function art.
awfully helpful and thought-provoking introductory essays through editors Schneider and Cody advisor you thru the wealth of fabrics incorporated right here. Re: Direction is the type of e-book someone attracted to theatre historical past should still personal, and with a view to end up an essential toolkit for a life of study.
By D. Dean,Y. Meerzon,K. Prince
By John Willis
By Alicia Arrizon
"Latina functionality is a densely theorized therapy of wealthy materials." —MultiCultural Review
"Arrizón's very important ebook revolves round the complicated problems with identification formation and tool kin for US girls performers of Latin American descent." —Choice
Latina functionality examines the Latina topic whose paintings as dramatist, actress, theorist, and/or critic additional defines the sector of theater and function within the usa. Alicia Arrizón seems to be on the cultural politics that flows from the intersection of gender, ethnicity, race, category, and sexuality.
By Anthony Slide
The Encyclopedia of Vaudeville offers a special list of what was America's preeminent type of renowned leisure from the overdue 1800s during the early Thirties. It comprises entries not just at the entertainers themselves, but in addition on those that labored backstage, the theatres, genres, and historic phrases. Entries on person vaudevillians comprise biographical details, samplings of exercises and, frequently, statement via the performers. Many former vaudevillians have been interviewed for the publication, together with Milton Berle, Block and Sully, Kitty Doner, Fifi D'Orsay, Nick Lucas, Ken Murray, Fayard Nicholas, Olga Petrova, Rose Marie, Arthur Tracy, and Rudy Vallee. the place applicable, entries additionally comprise bibliographies. the amount concludes with a advisor to vaudeville assets and a normal bibliography.
Aside from its reference price, with its greater than entries, The Encyclopedia of Vaudeville discusses the careers of the recognized and the forgotten. some of the vaudevillians right here, together with Jack Benny, George Burns and Gracie Allen, Jimmy Durante, W. C. Fields, Bert Lahr, and Mae West, are everyday names at the present time, because of their carrying on with careers on reveal. even as, and given equivalent insurance, are forgotten acts: mythical lady impersonators Bert Savoy and Jay Brennan, the vulgar Eva Tanguay along with her billing as "The i do not Care Girl," male impersonator Kitty Doner, and a bunch of "freak" acts.
By Jeffrey M. Leichman
By Anne Bogart
From one notable brain to a different, Conversations with Anne files the sequence of intimate interviews that theater director Anne Bogart has conductedbefore dwell audienceswith significant artists and cultural thinkers at her West part studio over part a decade. In those amazing conversations, Bogart and her visitors ponder such free-ranging issues because the using forces of their paintings, the trails their lives have taken, and their visions for the way forward for their box. Bogart delves into the day-by-day suggestions of those artists and thinkers whom she such a lot admiresa staff that, jointly, has profoundly formed the humanities and artistry in the USA during the last twenty-five years.
Interviewees contain: JoAnne Akalaitis, Lee Breuer, Ben Cameron, Martha Clarke, Oskar Eustis, Zelda Fichandler, Richard Foreman, Andre Gregory, invoice T. Jones, Tony Kushner, Tina Landau, Elizabeth LeCompte, Eduardo Machado, Charles Mee, Joseph V. Melillo, Meredith Monk, Peter Sellars, Molly Smith, Elizabeth Streb, Julie Taymor, and Paula Vogel.
Anne Bogart is inventive director of the SITI corporation, which she based with jap director Tadashi Suzuki in 1992. She has got OBIE Awards, a Bessie Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and is a professor at Columbia college, the place she runs the Graduate Directing Program.
By Nicholas Cook,Richard Pettengill
By Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento
A refined research of ways the intersection of method, reminiscence, and mind's eye tell performance, this book redirects the intercultural debate through focusing completely at the actor at paintings. along the views of other prominent intercultural actors, this learn attracts from unique interviews with Ang Gey Pin (formerly with the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards) and Roberta Carreri (Odin Teatret). by means of illuminating the hidden artistic techniques often unavailable to outsiders--the actor’s apprenticeship, education, personality improvement, and rehearsals--Nascimento both unearths how assumptions in keeping with race or ethnicity are misguiding, difficulty definitions of intra- and intercultural practices, and details how functionality analyses and claims of appropriation fail to think about the everlasting transformation of the actor’s identification that cultural transmission and embodiment represent.