The Art of Theatre Then and Now

The Art of Theatre  Then and Now
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Author: William Missouri Downs,Wright,Erik Ramsey
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781337517430
Release: 2016-10-05
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Bringing the fascinating world of theatre to life, THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW, 4th Edition, delivers comprehensive yet lively coverage of the history, cultural diversity, creativity, controversy, and even a typical day in the life of theatre -- packaged in seventeen stand-alone chapters that can be studied in any order. The text is packed with useful information that readers can apply to their own lives, including material on copyrights, the National Endowment for the Arts, censorship, and freedom of speech. The authors also make timely and relevant connections between theatre and the digital world of TV and film to help today's learners understand how the living stage is unique. In addition, the text explores the issues and controversies that have surrounded the theatre for thousands of years -- giving readers more to think about. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction To the Art of Theatre

An Introduction To  the Art of Theatre
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Author: Marsh Cassady
Pages: 355
ISBN: STANFORD:36105122859429
Release: 2007
Editor: Meriwether Pub

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

An introduction to theater looks at its evolution since ancient times and focuses on creating a production, the role of the playwright, and forms of dramatic structure.

The Art of Theatre A Concise Introduction

The Art of Theatre  A Concise Introduction
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Author: William Missouri Downs,Wright,Erik Ramsey
Pages: 336
ISBN: 1111348316
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers briefer coverage of theatre history. Timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to and influences today's screen entertainment. For flexibility in the way you teach, THE ART OF THEATRE is available in two versions. This Concise version contains 12 chapters, paring back historical coverage to one chapter on theatre's key movements (such as realism and absurdism) and then offers one chapter featuring musical theatre. THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW contains 17 chapters, including six chapters covering theatre history in Western and non-Western contexts, and concluding with a chapter on musical theatre. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Art of Theatre Then and Now

The Art of Theatre  Then and Now
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Author: William Missouri Downs,Wright,Erik Ramsey
Pages: 496
ISBN: 1111348308
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers comprehensive coverage of theatre history. The authors make timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film to help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to and influences today's screen entertainment. For flexibility in the way you teach, THE ART OF THEATRE is available in two versions. This full version contains 17 chapters, six of which cover theatre history in both Western and non-Western contexts, and concludes with a chapter on The Musical. THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION features 12 chapters and a briefer treatment of theatre's history, and also features a chapter on The Musical. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Art of Theater

The Art of Theater
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Author: James R. Hamilton
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9780470766101
Release: 2008-04-15
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Art of Theater argues for the recognition of theatrical performance as an art form independent of dramatic writing. Identifies the elements that make a performance a work of art Looks at the competing views of the text-performance relationships An important and original contribution to the aesthetics and philosophy of theater

Death the One and the Art of Theatre

Death  the One and the Art of Theatre
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Author: Howard Barker
Pages: 105
ISBN: 0415349869
Release: 2005
Editor: Psychology Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The latest collection of Barker's philosophical musings on theatre, this volume includes speculations, deductions, prose poems & poetic apercus, which cast a unique light on the nature of tragedy, eroticism, love & theatre.

The Art of Light on Stage

The Art of Light on Stage
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Author: Yaron Abulafia
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781317429708
Release: 2015-07-16
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Art of Light on Stage is the first history of theatre lighting design to bring the story right up to date. In this extraordinary volume, award-winning designer Yaron Abulafia explores the poetics of light, charting the evolution of lighting design against the background of contemporary performance. The book looks at the material and the conceptual; the technological and the transcendental. Never before has theatre design been so vividly and excitingly illuminated. The book examines the evolution of lighting design in contemporary theatre through an exploration of two fundamental issues: 1. What gave rise to the new directions in lighting design in contemporary theatre? 2. How can these new directions be viewed within the context of lighting design history? The study then focuses on the phenomenological and semiotic aspects of the medium for light – the role of light as a performer, as the medium of visual perception and as a stimulus for imaginative representations – in selected contemporary theatre productions by Robert Wilson, Romeo Castellucci, Heiner Goebbels, Jossi Wieler and David Zinder. This ground-breaking book will be required reading for anyone concerned with the future of performance.

The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre

The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre
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Author: Paul B. Crook
Pages: 236
ISBN: 9781317364542
Release: 2016-09-13
Editor: CRC Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The formation and communication of vision is one of the primary responsibilities of a director, before ever getting to the nuts and bolts of the process. The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre helps the young director learn how to discover, harness, and meld the two. Providing both a practical and theoretical foundation for directors, this book explores how to craft an artistic vision for a production, and sparks inspiration in directors to put their learning into practice. This book includes: Guidance through day-to-day aspects of directing, including a director’s skillset and tools, script analysis, and rehearsal structure. Advice on collaborating with production teams and actors, building communication skills and tools, and integrating digital media into these practices. Discussion questions and practical worksheets covering script analysis, blocking, and planning rehearsals, with downloadable versions on a companion website.

The Art of Resistance

The Art of Resistance
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Author: Colette Braeckman,Maria Lucia Cruz Correia,Aminata Demba,Douglas Estevam da Silva,Heleen Debeuckelaere,Beatrice Delvaux,Ulrike Guerot,Dalilla Hermans,Prince Kihangi,Daniel Lima,Robert Menasse,Ogutu Muraya,Yoonis Osman Nuur,Brunilda Pali,Hendrik Schoukens,Yvan Sagnet,Daniel Fagus Kairoz,Marc-Antoine Vumilia,Harald Welzer,Veridiana Zurita
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9783957324429
Release: 2020-02-04
Editor: Verbrecher Verlag

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Golden Books are a joint project by NTGent and the Berlin publisher Verbrecher Verlag. It is a series comprising programme articles on theatre, aesthetics and politics as well as background pieces on projects by NTGent. A series on both the theory and the practice of an engaged theatre of the future. The Art of Resistance is the fourth volume in this series. It gathers speeches, essays, interviews and manifestos, written and performed by artists, activists, journalists and lawyers. How can we practice solidarity? Fight an unjust system of imperialism and neoliberal capitalism? Give a voice to the unheard? With contributions from Colette Braeckman, Luanda Casella, Maria Lucia Cruz Correia, Aminata Demba, Douglas Estevam da Silva, Heleen Debeuckelaere, Beatrice Delvaux, Ulrike Guerot, Dalilla Hermans, Prince Kihangi, Daniel Lima, Robert Menasse, Ogutu Muraya, Yoonis Osman Nuur, Brunilda Pali, Milo Rau, Hendrik Schoukens, Yvan Sagnet, Lara Staal, Terreyro Coreografico / Daniel Fagus Kairoz, Marc-Antoine Vumilia, Harald Welzer, Veridiana Zurita. All texts in english.

Wagner and the Art of the Theatre

Wagner and the Art of the Theatre
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Author: Patrick Carnegy
Pages: 461
ISBN: 0300106955
Release: 2006-01-01
Editor: Yale University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Chapitre 6, p. 175-207, consacré à Adolphe Appia.

Scenic Art for the Theatre

Scenic Art for the Theatre
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Author: Susan Crabtree,Peter Beudert
Pages: 414
ISBN: 9781136084294
Release: 2012-11-12
Editor: Taylor & Francis

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Now in its Third Edition, Scenic Art for the Theatre: History, Tools and Techniques continues to be the most trusted source for both student and professional scenic artists. With new information on scenic design using Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro and other digital imaging softwares this test expands to offer the developing artist more step-by-step instuction and more practical techniques for work in the field. It goes beyond detailing job functions and discussing techniques to serve as a trouble-shooting guide for the scenic artist, providing practical advice for everyday solutions.

The Art of the Theatre

The Art of the Theatre
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Author: Sarah Bernhardt
Pages: 224
ISBN: UCAL:B3569598
Release: 1925
Editor: Unknown

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On the Art of the Theatre

On the Art of the Theatre
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Author: Edward Gordon Craig
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781134058709
Release: 2008-09-25
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

First published in 1911, On the Art of the Theatre remains one of the seminal texts of theatre theory and practice. Actor, director, designer and pioneering theorist, Edward Gordon Craig was one of twentieth century theatre’s great modernisers. Here, he is eloquent and entertaining in expounding his views on the theatre; a crucial and prescient contribution that retains its relevance almost a century later. This reissue contains a wealth of new features: a specially written Introduction and notes from editor Franc Chamberlain an updated bibliography further reading. Controversial and original, On the Art of the Theatre stands as one of the most influential books on theatre of the twentieth century.

Bakst

Bakst
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Author: Léon Bakst,Elisabeth Ingles
Pages: 184
ISBN: UCSD:31822029738085
Release: 2000
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Leon Bakst (1866-1924) was a painter, illustrator, stage designer and costume designer. He is universally acknowledged for representing a synthesis of creative energy in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Bakst travelled widely throughout Europe and in 1890 joined the World of Art journal circle which numbered many artists among its members, the most famous being Benois and Diaghilev. This book illustrates the wealth of Bakst's contribution to the world of theatre and dance. His best known work includes sets for Stravinsky's Firebird, and Weber's Spectre de la Rose.

The Art of Theatrical Sound Design

The Art of Theatrical Sound Design
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Author: Victoria Deiorio
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781474257848
Release: 2018-09-20
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Emphasising the artistry behind the decisions made by theatrical sound designers, this guide is for anyone seeking to understand the nature of sound and how to apply it to the stage. Through tried-and-tested advice and lessons in practical application, The Art of Theatrical Sound Design allows developing artists to apply psychology, physiology, sociology, anthropology and all aspects of sound phenomenology to theatrical sound design. Structured in three parts, the book explores, theoretically, how human beings perceive the vibration of sound; offers exercises to develop support for storytelling by creating an emotional journey for the audience; considers how to collaborate and communicate as a theatre artist; and discusses how to create a cohesive sound design for the stage.

Theatre Artisans and Their Craft

Theatre Artisans and Their Craft
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Author: Rafael Jaen
Pages: 184
ISBN: 9781351131056
Release: 2019-08-29
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Theatre Artisans and Their Craft: The Allied Arts Fields profiles fourteen remarkable artists and technicians who elevate theatre production to new dimensions, explore new materials and technologies, and introduce new safety standards and solutions. Readers will learn how the featured artists delved into entrepreneurial ventures and created their own work for themselves; researching, studying, and experimenting, seeking answers when none were available. The book explores how to make an impact in the entertainment industry from behind the scenes, and how students can model themselves after these successful professionals to jump-start their career in theatre production. Aimed at theatre and film practitioners in the allied arts fields, Theatre Artisans and Their Craft offers a collection of success stories that are both inspiring and informative.

The Necessity of Theater

The Necessity of Theater
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Author: Paul Woodruff
Pages: 272
ISBN: 0199715750
Release: 2008-04-30
Editor: Oxford University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

What is unique and essential about theater? What separates it from other arts? Do we need "theater" in some fundamental way? The art of theater, as Paul Woodruff says in this elegant and unique book, is as necessary - and as powerful - as language itself. Defining theater broadly, including sporting events and social rituals, he treats traditional theater as only one possibility in an art that - at its most powerful - can change lives and (as some peoples believe) bring a divine presence to earth. The Necessity of Theater analyzes the unique power of theater by separating it into the twin arts of watching and being watched, practiced together in harmony by watchers and the watched. Whereas performers practice the art of being watched - making their actions worth watching, and paying attention to action, choice, plot, character, mimesis, and the sacredness of performance space - audiences practice the art of watching: paying close attention. A good audience is emotionally engaged as spectators; their engagement takes a form of empathy that can lead to a special kind of human wisdom. As Plato implied, theater cannot teach us transcendent truths, but it can teach us about ourselves. Characteristically thoughtful, probing, and original, Paul Woodruff makes the case for theater as a unique form of expression connected to our most human instincts. The Necessity of Theater should appeal to anyone seriously interested or involved in theater or performance more broadly.

The Art of Theatrical Design

The Art of Theatrical Design
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Author: Kaoime Malloy
Pages: 340
ISBN: 9781317694267
Release: 2014-08-07
Editor: CRC Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice addresses the core principles that develop the student designer into a true artist, providing a foundation that ensures success with each production design. This text concentrates on the skills necessary to create effective, evocative, and engaging theatrical designs that support the play contextually, thematically, and visually. It gives students the grounding in core design principles they need to approach design challenges and make design decisions in both assigned class projects and realized productions. This book features: In-depth discussions of design elements and principles for costume, set, lighting, sound, and projection designs Coverage of key concepts such as content, context, genre, style, play structure and format, and the demands and limitations of various theatrical spaces Essential principles, including collaboration, inspiration, conceptualization, script analysis, conducting effective research, building a visual library, developing an individual design process, and the role of the critique in collaboration Information on recent digital drawing tool technology, such as the Wacom® Inkling pen, Wacom® Intuos digitizing tablets and digital sketching, and rendering programs such as Autodesk® Sketchbook Pro and Adobe® Photoshop® Chapter exercises and key terms designed to provide an engaging experience with the material and to facilitate student understanding

Art Into Theatre

Art Into Theatre
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Author: Nick Kaye
Pages: 281
ISBN: 9781134370467
Release: 2013-11-05
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Art Into Theatre investigates the processes of hybrid forms of performance developed between 1952 and 1994 through a series of interviews with key practitioners and over 80 pieces of documentation, many previously unpublished, of the works under discussion. Ranging from the austerity of Cage's 4'33" through the inter-species communication of Schneeman's Cat Scanand the experimental theatre work of Schechner, Foreman, and Kirby, to the recent performances of Abramovic, Forced Entertainment and the Wooster Group, Art Into Theatre offers a fascinating collection of perspectives on the destabilizing of conventional ideas of the art "object" and the theatrical "text". Nick Kaye's introductory essay to the volume offers a useful context for the reader and each interview is preceded by an informative biographical sketch.

The Art of the Theatre Workshop

The Art of the Theatre Workshop
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Author: Murray Melvin
Pages: 140
ISBN: UCSC:32106018960770
Release: 2006
Editor: Oberon Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Documentation of important development in British theatre history.